Unfortunately the second cover is quite awful. What's that? (Hell!)
It's way too colourful, I miss some atmosphere there, and the only thing that makes it a book of Darren Shan is the name. And the content, hopefully.
I really hope this time things are much better - that there is something new while we can still meet "old friends", you know?
It will be published on 28 April, 2011. You can find further information right here.The epic tale of the vampire Larten Crepsley continues. The question is – how far can Larten go… alone?
Free from their mentor Seba Nile, Larten Crepsley and Wester Flack join the Cubs – wild young vampires with little respect for human life, and a taste for mindless enjoyment. For the Cubs, everything is easy. But nothing has ever been easy for Larten, and soon fate throws his life into another spin. With dark paths to travel, Larten finds himself far from the Vampire Mountain and its rules. A long way from home, sick and alone, he must decide what kind of vampire he will be. Whether he will stand firm, be true to his master and his princples – or whether he will lose himself in blood…