Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are back. While they struggle to protect a known killer from an unstoppable assassin, Valkyrie is on a secret mission of her own. This quest, to prevent her dark and murderous destiny, threatens to take her to the brink of death and beyond. And then the body-snatching Remnants get loose... Book 5 in the series.
|Publisher||Oakhill Audio; 2011|
Meet the great Skulduggery Pleasant: wise-cracking detective, powerful magician, master of dirty tricks and burglary (in the name of the greater good, of course). Oh yeah. And dead. Then there's his sidekick, Stephanie. She's… well, she's a twelve-year-old girl. With a pair like this on the case, evil had better watch out… First book of the series
SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT: DARK DAYS
Skulduggery Pleasant is lost on the other side of a portal, with only some evil gods for company. Can he possibly survive? (Yes, all right, he's already dead. But still.) What can we say, without giving too much away? Not much, is the answer....All our hopes rest with Valkyrie. The world’s weight is on her shoulders, and its fate is in her hands. These are dark days indeed... Book 4 of the series.
SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT: DEATH BRINGER
Think you've seen anything yet? You haven't. Because the Death Bringer is about to rise... The Necromancers no longer need Valkyrie to be their Death Bringer, and that's a Good Thing. There's just one catch. There's a reason the Necromancers don't need her any more. And that's because they've found their Death Bringer already... Book 6 in the series.
SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT: KINGDOM OF THE WICKED
Magic is a disease. Across the land, normal people are suddenly developing wild and unstable powers. Infected by a rare strain of magic, they are unwittingly endangering their own lives and the lives of the people around them. Terrified and confused, their only hope lies with the Sanctuary. Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are needed now more than ever.
SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT: LAST STAND OF DEAD MEN
War has finally come. But it's not a war between good and evil, or light and dark it's a war between Sanctuaries. For too long, the Irish Sanctuary has teetered on the brink of world-ending disaster and the other Sanctuaries around the world have had enough. Allies turn to enemies, friends turn to foes, and Skulduggery and Valkyrie must team up with the rest of the Dead Men if they're going to have any chance at all of maintaining the balance of power and getting to the root of a vast conspiracy that has been years in the making. The eighth book in the most thrilling comedy-horror-adventure series in the universe.
SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT: PLAYING WITH FIRE
With Serpine dead, the world is safe once more. At least, that’s what Valkyrie and Skulduggery think, until the notorious Baron Vengeous makes a bloody escape from prison, and dead bodies and vampires start showing up all over Ireland. The daring detective duo face their biggest challenge yet, but what if the greatest threat to Valkyrie is just a little closer to home…? Book 2 in the series.
SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT: THE DYING OF THE LIGHT
Valkerie. Darquesse. Stephanie. The world ain't big enough for the three of them. The end will come. The War of the Sanctuaries has been won, but it was not without its casualties. Following the loss of Valkyrie Cain, Skulduggery Pleasant must use any and all means to track down and stop Darquesse before she turns the world into a charred, lifeless cinder. And so he draws together a team of soldiers, monster hunters, killers, criminals, and Valkyrie's own murderous reflection. The war may be over, but the final battle is about to begin. The final book in Skulduggery Pleasant series.
SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT: THE FACELESS ONES
Meet Skulduggery Pleasant: detective, sorcerer, warrior. Oh yes. And dead. The Faceless Ones want to bring about the end of the world, and Skulduggery and Valkyrie fight valiantly to stop it from happening. Things are going to get awfully sticky for our skeletal hero and his young sidekick. Book 3 in the series.