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Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 12
Narrated by: Kevin Hely
Series: Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 12
Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10

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The 12th explosive novel in the internationally best-selling Skulduggery Pleasant series, Bedlam will blow your mind - and change everything....

On a desperate journey to recover her sister's lost soul, Valkyrie Cain goes up against the High Sanctuary itself, and there's nothing Skulduggery Pleasant can do to stop her.

With Abyssinia's grand plan about to kick off in a night of magic, terror, and bloodshed, it falls to Omen Darkly to save the lives of thousands of innocent people. 

And as the madness unfolds around him, as hidden enemies step into the light, and as Valkyrie is sucked into a desperate, lawless quest of her own, he has no choice but to become the hero he never really wanted to be - or die in the attempt.

©2019 Derek Landy (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Rich fantasy that is as engaging in its creative protagonists and villains as it is in the lightning-paced plot and sharp humor.” (BCCB)

"Landy keeps the action brisk, his characters slightly macabre, and uses humor to take the edge off." (ALA Booklist)

"Skulduggery Pleasant serves up a thoroughly satisfying blend of humor, magic and adventure. Once you’ve met Stephanie and Skulduggery, you’ll be clamoring for a sequel." (Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series)

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  • Desert Lander
  • 10-08-19


I still miss Rupert Degas’s voice as Skulduggery and a few other characters. But this latest book is a wonderful continuation of the series with twists & turns, grand action, and witty one liners.

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