Wild Boy and the Black Terror
Wild Boy and the Black Terror
Wild Boy and the Black Terror
Rob Lloyd Jones
From London’s vilest slums to its grandest palaces, Wild Boy and Clarissa hunt a murderous poisoner in hope of proving themselves to a skeptical society.London, 1842. Wild Boy, master detective and former freak-show performer, and Clarissa, circus acrobat and troublemaker, are the secret last hope of a city beset by horror. A poisoner stalks the streets, leaving victims mad with terror—and then dead. Can the Black Terror be traced to a demon called Malphas? With their partnership threatened by rules and regulations, can Wild Boy and Clarissa uncover a cure in time to save the queen and the city?

Book Details


  • Historical Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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Wild Boy and the Black Terror is the sequel to Wild Boy. This story takes place in London in 1842. Wild Boy was abandoned when he was a baby and is now on an accidental mission to save London. A killer stalks the city, leaving victims "struck with terror," then many dead. To save London, Wild Boy must make the hardest decision of his life, which may or may not make him lose the only friendship he has.

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