The Maleficent Seven (From the World of Skulduggery Pleasant) by Derek Landy
  

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A brilliant, hilarious one-off novel in the Skulduggery Pleasant universe, from number-one-bestselling author Derek Landy - now in paperback.

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The Maleficent Seven (From the World of Skulduggery Pleasant) by Derek Landy

This time, the bad guys take the stage. Tanith Low, now possessed by a remnant, recruits a gang of villains - many of whom will be familiar from previous Skulduggery adventures - in order to track down and steal the four God-Killer level weapons that could hurt Darquesse when she eventually emerges. Also on the trail of the weapons is a secret group of Sanctuary sorcerers, and doing his best to keep up and keep Tanith alive is one Mister Ghastly Bespoke. When the villains around her are lying and scheming and plotting, Tanith needs to stay two steps ahead of her teammates and her enemies. After all, she's got her own double-crosses to plan - and she's a villain herself...

Reviews

Tanith is more kick-ass than a box set of Buffy - Bookzone4Boys

PRAISE FOR THE SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT SERIES:

This is a writer at the height of his powers and Landy is getting better with every book... Whatever your age, read them and enjoy the ride. - Irish Independent

A fast evolving plot and a great mix of scariness and humour 5 star review - Sunday Express

About the Author

Derek Landy

Derek Landy is far too modest to talk about any awards or accolades his books may have won. He will not, for instance, mention the fact that his first book, Skulduggery Pleasant, won the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book of the Decade Award AND the Red House Children's Book Award, or that his second, Playing With Fire, won an Irish Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, or that his third, The Faceless Ones, is his mother's personal favourite. He could go on, all the way to The End of the World, which is the title of the story he wrote for World Book Day 2012, but he won’t.

He lives in Ireland with a variety of cats, a German Shepherd, and two geriatric Staffordshire Bull Terriers who keep peeing on his kitchen floor because they think it's funny.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
288 pages
Interest Age: From 11

Author

Derek Landy
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Author's Website

www.skulduggerypleasant.co....

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Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

8th May 2014

ISBN

9780007531943

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