-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends
Kidzworld Logo

Darkside Book Review

Darkside Book Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Oct 24, 2007
( Rating: 5 Star Rating)

Kidzworld reviews Darkside, a spooky novel for kids and teens by Tom Becker.

Author: Tom Becker

Prepare yourself for the spookiest holiday of the year by reading a scary story by Tom Becker. Check out our review of his first book, Darkside to find out if it's as creepy as it sounds!

Dark Secrets

The night Jonathan Starling's dad is admitted to an asylum, he almost gets kidnapped by three people who look like underakers. For a sane second, Jonathan's dad tells him the only person who can help him out of this freaky mess is a man named Carnegie, who lives in Darkside (no, not where Anakin Skywalker turned to become Darth Vadar). Darkside is an underground world ruled by Jack the Ripper's children!

From Lightside to Darkside

Jonathan quickly makes his way to Darkside, which is spookier than any dark alley he's come across in London. It's filled with people who look more dead than alive - he can actually smell death around every corner - and he even comes face-to-pale face with the ultimate blood-sucking villain! Fortunately for Jonathan, he also meets Carnegie and Raquella, who's pretty sweet for a Darksider - but do they have what it takes to beat down the bad guys who are after Jonathan, and bring him back to Lightside, or the real world as we know it? You'll have to read the book to find out!


The Bottom Line

Darkside is the perfect book to get you in the spirit of Halloween. From spooky villains to spine-tingling suspense on every page, you won't have the guts to put it down! The book even has a glow-in-the-dark cover that you can cut out and put on display on Halloween night!


Darkside Rating: 5


Check out Tom Becker's second novel, Darkside 2: Lifeblood! For a scary sneak peek, head over to www.welcometodarkside.co.uk!


Related Stories:

  • Haunted Book Review
  • Secrets of Dripping Fang :: The Onts Book Review
  • The Monsters of Morley Manor Book Review
  • Araminta Spookie :: Books 1 and 2 Book Review
  • More Spooky Reads!
  • 0 Comments

    Related Stories

    Poll

    Creepiest Place for a Mystery?

    • Graveyards, duh!
    • Spooky old houses.
    • Anywhere late at night.
    • Math class. Aaah!

    Random In The Forums

    ThePaleWalker636
    "Well... Maybe... your related to this 'Ink' in some way?" Now that I thought about it, Paperjam did look a little like Ink... But that one faded memory was hardly something to go on. ​(("I-I like baking... We could make cupcakes or something..." Paps always filled his house with sweets, and the local school's bake sale could've run alone on his donations.))
    reply about 1 hour
    PunMaster
    PunMaster posted in Say Anything:
    Lithos: allriiiiggghhhttyyy.... that went a whole different direction really quickly. any other questions....? 
    reply about 1 hour
    unicornsrule626
    "PunMaster" wrote: "unicornsrule626" wrote: "Wooper1255" wrote: When I was about to take a shower, and then I realized I still had my glasses on and I'm like, "Oh wow -.-" same with me! but i was actually in the shower and my vision started to fog and i was like "oh man my glasses are still on!" saaame. except when I went in, I was like- wait why don't I feel the water on my face... (checks) oh i have my glasses on o-o wow.without our glasses our brain would fall out of our heads [s:p/1koo] 
    reply about 1 hour
    PunMaster
    PunMaster posted in Say Anything:
    Faith: I just thought maybe if she could see that I was mature enough to take care of a family of my own... she'd be proud, and she could see that I'm not just some kid... I can take care of myself, and I can take care of others... and I just... I don't want her to be emotionless.. I want her to be happy...  Alexander: .....
    reply about 1 hour
    VocaliousRose
    Your mother is indeed a very odd person, sometimes her emotions get out of hand, and other times they're nonexistant. But, I believe she reacted so oddly because, well.. You're kinda young to be having children, even if you are of age. She barely knows who you married, and possibly doesn't trust him with you, or the child.
    reply about 2 hours