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The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding

(2017)
(The first book in the Prosper Redding series)
A novel by

 
 
Prosper Redding is the only unexceptional member of his very successful family, that is, until he discovers a demon living inside him. Turns out, Prosper's great-great-great-great-great-something grandfather made, and then broke - a contract with a malefactor, a demon who exchanges fortune for eternal servitude. Now Alastor, the malefactor, has reawakened and is intent on destroying the Redding fortune, unless they can kill him in the body he inhabits, which, oh, wait, that's Prosper, and why is his grandmother coming at him with a silver blade? In danger from both the demon trying to take over his soul and the family that would rather protect their fortune than their own kin, Prosper narrowly escapes with the help of his long lost Uncle Barnabas and Barnabas's daughter, Nell, a witch in training. According to Barnabas and Nell, they have only days to break the family curse and find a way to banish Alastor back to the demon realm. Until then, Prosper has to deal with Alastor's vengeful mutterings inside his head (not to mention his nasty habit of snacking on spiders). And, every night, Alastor's control over his body grows stronger. . . As the deadline to the curse draws nearer, Prosper and Nell realize there's more at stake than just the Redding family fortune. . . that there might be something else out there, something worse than Alastor, that could destroy the balance between the human and demon realms and change the world as they know it forever.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

September 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding
Author(s): Alexandra Bracken
ISBN: 1-4847-7817-0 / 978-1-4847-7817-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
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Paperback Editions

October 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding: Book 1
Author(s): Alexandra Bracken
ISBN: 1-78654-068-1 / 978-1-78654-068-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus Children's Books
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September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding (The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding, Book 1) (Prosper Redding (1))
Author(s): Alexandra Bracken
ISBN: 1-4847-9010-3 / 978-1-4847-9010-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
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Audio Editions

September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding: A Fiendish Arrangement
Author(s): Alexandra Bracken
Publisher: Recorded Books
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding: A Fiendish Arrangement
Author(s): Alexandra Bracken
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

October 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding: Book 1
Author(s): Alexandra Bracken
Publisher: Quercus Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


September 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding
Author(s): Alexandra Bracken
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA