As danger increases, the Spook sends his apprentice, Tom, to be trained by another spook whose methods are harsh and tough.
But faced with a powerful water witch, Tom's new master makes a fatal mistake, leaving Tom to face his enemies alone.
Can the Spook get there in time to save Tom?
Together can they beat such a terrible dark power?
And will the Spook's own mistakes give final victory to the dark?
Additional Information: Wardstone Chronicles is published overseas as The Last Apprentice. This title is also published as The Last Apprentice: Wrath of the Bloodeye