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Like horror? Like thrills? Like hunting down evil supernatural baddies? Leap into action with Skulduggery Pleasant, the wise-cracking dead detective! Stephanie’s Uncle Gordon wrote horror fiction. But when he dies, Stephanie finds that though his books may have been horror, they weren’t exactly fiction! Pursued by evil forces intent on finding a mysterious key, Stephanie finds herself facing vampires, demons and über-bad baddies. As all hell breaks loose, can the sleuthing skeleton of a dead magician save Stephanie’s skin?

Crackling with lightning-sharp wit and bone-crunching action, this is one horror series you’d be dead crazy to miss!

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  1. n807
    on 19 July 2014


    5out of 5
  2. Spidergirl
    on 8 March 2014

    good collection of scary horror stories good value for money aswell

    5out of 5
  3. AngelofDeath
    on 8 March 2014

    Great series, epic finale.

  4. skulduggerypleasantrules
    on 8 March 2014

    I love these books my favourite books in the world! Author makes them sound so realistic! Best books in the universe. My favourite is dark days! It amazing all characters so cool best books I have read and never read anything better they the best!

    5out of 5
  5. Mohsen1010
    on 4 March 2014

    “What is it?’ Stephanie whispered. ‘That, my dear Valkyrie, is what we call a monster.’ She looked at Skulduggery. ‘You don’t know what it is, do you?’ ‘I told you what it is, it’s a horrible monster. Now shut up before it comes over here and eats us.”

    A must-read for fantasy fans! One of the best children’s urban fantasy books ever. The plot is interesting, the heroine strong and intelligent and the book is genuinely laugh-out-loud funny. 11/10!

    5out of 5
  6. skulduggerypleasantisepic
    on 13 June 2013

    Greatest books ever especially as i have met the author. Go on, READ THEM!

    5out of 5
  7. Ollieipop101
    on 8 June 2013

    I adore this book and I think everyone should read it. My favorite one would have to be Mortal Coil

    5out of 5
  8. kitkat13
    on 7 June 2013

    AWESOME BOOK SERIES!!!! Love all the books and can’t wait till August 29th when the 8th book comes out!!!!

    5out of 5
  9. Nashdasher
    on 8 March 2013

    These books are griping and are not to scary I also like the adventure.

  10. MaYaM-XD
    on 27 May 2012

    Damn Hilarious.

  11. ellie-melay27
    on 25 May 2012

    really good books!

  12. harrysk8
    on 4 May 2012

    The books were what in my opinion were to big they are for ages yet ahead to come.

    3out of 5
  13. tufty10
    on 27 April 2012

    brilliant and amazing are onley two of 9084091 words that i could say to describre this.

    5out of 5