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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...
"So you won't keep anything from me again?"
He put his hand to his chest. "Cross my heart and hope to die."
"Okay then. Though you don't actually have a heart," she said.
"I know."
"And technically, you've already died."
"I know that too."
"Just so we're clear."
Stephanie's uncle Gordon is a writer of horror fiction. But when he dies and leaves her his estate, Stephanie learns that while he may have written horror, it certainly wasn't fiction.
Pursued by evil forces intent on recovering a mysterious key, Stephanie finds help from an unusual source - the wisecracking skeleton of a dead wizard.
When all hell breaks loose, it's lucky for Skulduggery that he's already dead. Though he's about to discover that being a skeleton doesn't stop you from being tortured, if the torturer is determined enough. And if there's anything Skulduggery hates, it's torture... Will evil win the day? Will Stephanie and Skulduggery stop bickering long enough to stop it? One thing's for sure: evil won't know what's hit it.

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This is Book 1 in the Skulduggery Pleasant Series. See all Skulduggery Pleasant books here.

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6th January '18
OliverB read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
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5 stars
I loved this book because it had an adventure on every page. There are amazing dangers and I love the end when they beat the bad-guys!
27th February '18
MattieTattie read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
I love these books! I've read ever one in the series and ever single one is amazing! I recommend for anyone 10 and over
10th October '16
Ilovehorses111 read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
Awesome . The characters were really detailed and the plot,was amazing. Inspirational book.
13th January '19
BOOKINATOR read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
I like skulduggery because its jam-packed with adventure and wait for it .....magic[my favourite feature out of every book]if every book in the world was like it I would be reading them all
12th September '18
BigBoyBen read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
One of the best series for 9/10/11/12 year olds. It’s unique because the main characters are so unique, a strong minded girl and a skeleton... yes really! It’s funny, emotional and exciting and each book in the series gets better then the last one. 
Derek Landry... hurry up and write another one pleaseeeee!
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About Derek Landy

Derek Landy lives near Dublin. Before writing his children's story about a sharply-dressed skeleton detective, he wrote the screenplays for a zombie movie and a murderous horror film. "I think my career-guidance teacher is spinning in her grave," he says, "or she would be if she were dead."
 
Derek is far too modest to talk about any awards or accolades...

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