Embassy of the Dead

by Will Mabbitt

Jake likes to stay out of trouble, usually. But when he opens a strange box containing a severed finger, trouble comes knocking at his door. Literally. Jake has summoned a reaper to drag him to the Eternal Void (yep, it’s as deadly as it sounds) and his only option is to RUN FOR HIS LIFE!  

Alone (and a tiny bit scared, to be honest), Jake makes another spooky discovery…he can see and speak to ghosts and, with the help of his deadly gang (well dead, at least) – ancient undertaker Stiffkey, hockey stick-wielding Cora, and Zorro the ghost fox – Jake has one mission: find the Embassy of the Dead and seek refuge. But the Embassy has troubles of its own and may not be the safe haven Jake is hoping for.

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Glusburn Community Primary Schhol
Glusburn Community Primary Schhol
23rd January 2019 4:30 pm

Soooooooooooooo good nearly as good as brightstorm🍔

Staveley CE Primary
Staveley CE Primary
31st January 2019 6:11 pm

How good is Brightstorm?

Leeming Raf School
Leeming Raf School
8th February 2019 9:27 am

dunno

Leeming Raf School
Leeming Raf School
4th March 2019 1:30 pm

really good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Greengate Junior School
Greengate Junior School
26th March 2019 11:08 am

ikr its really good

Greengate Junior School
Greengate Junior School
26th March 2019 11:10 am

my friend said it is good.

Greengate Junior School
Greengate Junior School
26th March 2019 11:11 am

it is the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Castle Carrock Primary
Castle Carrock Primary
24th January 2019 9:08 am

This book is amazing and funny if you are ever having a bad day just look at Jake’s day because you’re day is nothing compared to his day I would recommend this book to people who like fatal books I think this book is so fatal because there is a reaper trying to suck him into the eternal void

Staveley CE Primary
Staveley CE Primary
29th January 2019 7:19 pm

One of the best books I’ve ever read,couldn’t put it down!!!!

Staveley CE Primary
Staveley CE Primary
31st January 2019 10:45 am

i liked it soooooooooooooo much i couldn’t put it down

Staveley CE Primary
Staveley CE Primary
31st January 2019 6:10 pm

My friends have just read this. Would you recommend this to me Anna and Natalia

Leeming Raf School
Leeming Raf School
8th February 2019 9:26 am

totally

Leeming Raf School
Leeming Raf School
7th March 2019 9:27 am

I wouldn’t

Leeming Raf School
Leeming Raf School
7th February 2019 9:30 am

I think its a realy good book and a bit scary at bits and can be tense like with goodmourning

Croftlands Junior School
Croftlands Junior School
7th February 2019 11:03 am

An okay book about a boy called Jake being chased across the country by a Grim Reaper. Ethan Pugh.

Leeming Raf School
Leeming Raf School
8th February 2019 6:34 pm

Amazing book…. couldn’t stop reading it loved the story line.

Leeming Raf School
Leeming Raf School
11th February 2019 9:12 am

If i am being honest i found this book a little bit boring and i think there were much better books than this. That is just what i think. 3 stars

Glusburn Community Primary Schhol
Glusburn Community Primary Schhol
11th February 2019 11:18 am

Your book was OK nearly as good as I swapped my brother on the Internet

St Mary's Primary
St Mary's Primary
11th February 2019 3:30 pm

I thought this book was really good. I was drawn in all the way through. Katie

St Mary's Primary
St Mary's Primary
11th February 2019 3:58 pm

Not my kind of book. The storyline was confusing as things happened without explanation and random characters appeared. Hannah

Leeming Raf School
Leeming Raf School
18th February 2019 1:14 pm

It was a good book but not the best

George Romney Junior School
George Romney Junior School
27th February 2019 9:13 am

‘Jake usually took his life for granted until he got chased through the countryside by Mawkins (a reaper)’ This book was full of exciting adventures in an unexpected way.My favourite character was Cora because she loves hockey and so do i along with lots of other sports.In this book Jake is really brave because when he met Stiffkey he wasn’t scared and when he found out he was a ghost (and met other ghosts he wasn’t the least bit out phased.) Will Mabbit has written a great book that I thoroughly enjoyed! I would recommend this book to anyone seeking… Read more »

George Romney Junior School
George Romney Junior School
3rd March 2019 4:25 pm

At first I found this book a bit confusing because it did not explain want some things meant ( like being ‘undone’ ). However once it started the adventure I liked it although it was a bit creepy. My favourite character was ‘Bad Penny’ because she was helpful and if it wasn’t for her Cora would never be able to have an adventure and Zorro would never be found. I also liked the Ambassador because she was brave and decisive. I would not usually read this type of book however I have realised not to judge a book by it’s… Read more »

St Mary's Primary
St Mary's Primary
4th March 2019 3:34 pm

This book wasn’t for me, I couldn’t really get into it – didn’t really understand the meaning of it. Keylan

St Mary's Primary
St Mary's Primary
4th March 2019 3:34 pm

Not my type of book. Didn’t really understand what was going on. Ruby

Leeming Raf School
Leeming Raf School
7th March 2019 9:26 am

I didn’t really enjoy this book very much Keelia

George Romney Junior School
George Romney Junior School
7th March 2019 9:34 am

Jake was living a normal life but he didn’t know what was around the next corner. He was chased by Mawkins ( a reaper ). I really enjoyed this book because of all the action and it was exiting the whole way through from page 1. When i started reading this book i wasn’t sure what was going on i started to understand.
I think this challenge will make me read more
Harrison.

Castle Carrock Primary
Castle Carrock Primary
11th March 2019 9:35 am

Embassy of the dead was a fun book because I like adventure stories like Embassy of the dead. this is a book where a boy called Jake finds a severed toe and summons a Grim Reeper. This book is: funny; grusome; adventures; a little scary and it was full of cliff hangers. I liked this book because you would get so interested in it and then it changes scenes. That is all ways a problem for me I would recommend this book to someone who likes a bit of a scare and a lot of adventure.

JJ

Oatlands Junior School
Oatlands Junior School
18th March 2019 2:59 pm

It will make you hairs stand on end!

Greengate Junior School
Greengate Junior School
19th March 2019 11:10 am

I like this book because i like action books and creepy books so if your like me and like creepy weird unusual stuff this book is for you

Greengate Junior School
Greengate Junior School
19th March 2019 12:19 pm

i really enjoyed the the book, it waws a nice twist at the end and some of the characters like stiffkey and zorro i was really attached to. but anyway it was a good book overall and i would definitely recommed it 10/10 would read againt! 🙂

Oatlands Junior School
Oatlands Junior School
21st March 2019 1:52 pm

It was amazing and funny, and a little bit scary. I would recommend this book to 8 to 12 year olds.

Oatlands Junior School
Oatlands Junior School
11th April 2019 1:53 pm

i love the book because its adventurous and spooky!

Croftlands Junior School
Croftlands Junior School
3rd May 2019 2:52 pm

A very good book. It really grips you.

Croftlands Junior School
Croftlands Junior School
3rd May 2019 3:00 pm

A very good book.

Croftlands Junior School
Croftlands Junior School
3rd May 2019 3:04 pm

It was a great book. I loved when Cora played a joke on Jake by putting ketchup on him and making him believe it was blood.Great book I recommend this to anyone who is looking for a thrill !Eve Armstrong

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