Author(s): Derek Landy
The seventh instalment in the biggest, funniest, most thrilling comedy-horror-adventure series in the universe...DEATH BRINGER, book 6 in the Skulduggery Pleasant series, was the number-one bestselling children's book for two weeks running in September 2011, as well as outselling the number one adult fiction hardback. And guess what? This one is going to be EVEN BIGGER. Hot on the heels of World Book Day, when 250,000 copies of Derek's one-off novelette will be distributed, everyone will be a Skulduggery fan in 2012 - and EVERYONE will want this book. Books 1-3 were the Faceless Ones trilogy. Books 4-6 were the Necromancer trilogy. Now, get ready for...the Darquesse trilogy. Valkyrie will finally come into her destiny. The end will finally come. And the last part of your minds will be totally and utterly blown...
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 "Fast and funny" The Times "A fast evolving plot and a great mix of scariness and humour" 5 star review, Sunday Express
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."