• Book now for Edinburgh Book Festival

    25 June 2019

    "Roll up! Roll up! Enter the Cirque Du Freak, home of the world’s most remarkable performers. You have your ticket, now take your seat, the show is about to begin… Darren Shan celebrates the 20th...

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  • Freaky covers

    24 June 2019

    Pupils at Deanes School in the UK recently undertook a task to create their own covers for some of their favourite books. Cirque Du Freak was one of the books they tackled, and I was VERY impressed...

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  • Community Games

    23 June 2019

    I was a very proud father a few weeks ago when my son Dante took part in his first Community Games event and earned his first CG medal. Every little kid who got involved on the night won a medal....

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  • Final day of my Midsummer’s sale

    22 June 2019

    It's the final day of my Midsummer's Day sale, in which the ebook of Midsummer's Bottom, a fantastical comedy for grown-up readers that I released under my Darren Dash pseudonym last year, can be...

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  • Midsummer madness

    21 June 2019

    It's Midsummer's Day, the longest day of the year, when fairies run wild and the magic of sweet chaos is in the air -- especially in a small glade in a forest in Limerick, where a group of amateur...

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  • Midsummer’s sale!!!

    20 June 2019

    Tomorrow is Midsummer's Day. This time last year I released my most recent Darren Dash novel for adult readers, called Midsummer's Bottom. It was a carefully chosen release date, since the action...

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