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Skulduggery Pleasant: Mortal Coil Award-winning

by Derek Landy (author)

Suitable for 11 - 18 years

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Skulduggery is back, reunited with his original head. But all is not well in the magical world. Our plucky heroine Valkyrie has discovered she might be the sorceress set to destroy the world. But she doesn’t feel she can tell Skulduggery! With Valkyrie on a secret quest to prevent her own evil destiny, Skulduggery and the gang are a warrior short. Which is a shame… Remember those remnants imprisoned in the Midnight Hotel? Well, they’re out – and they believe Valkyrie is their messiah. Thousands of wicked souls are desperate to get to her, killing anyone in their way! Oh, and because they can possess anybody’s body, they could be ANYONE. Now our heroes can trust no one. Not even each other!

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.7; Middle years plus; 15.0 points

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  • 576 pages



Derek Landy

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  1. Avatar owl 761790

    on 9 March 2014

    I can’t believe Valkyrie is Darquesse and that weird doctor thing called Nye is so freaky.

  2. 39c logo fullcolor 113549

    on 8 March 2014

    i envy Valkyrie because she has a skeletal assistant, it is a lovely book.

  3. Pearl 113298

    on 8 March 2013


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    on 8 March 2013

    This book grips you and is not to scary I also like the adventure.

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    on 7 March 2012

    this is the one the books after are based around an amazing book.

    5out of 5
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    on 7 March 2012

    My opion is i didnt really like the serious so therefor i didnt like this one.

  7. Monkey 113537

    on 3 March 2012

    I love all of the skulduggery Pleasant books but this one is one of my favourites. I liked it because I just could not put it down.

    5out of 5
  8. Jane blonde 113694

    on 9 July 2011

    I loved this book and the rest of the series! My favourite character is China, because she is very intelligent and powerful. I also like Valkryie, as she is often stuck in sticky situations, but finds her way out quite quickly.

    Derek Landy is and amazing author, and these books just get better and better! Can’t wait till The Death Bringer (book 6) comes out in September!

    5out of 5
  9. Love stargirl 113412

    on 25 April 2011

    it was a exsalent book and i love it . i got more detail when i read it the second time.

    5out of 5
  10. Petula 113689

    on 20 January 2011

    i am reading it now so far its really good…..the only thing is that the names in it are hard

    5out of 5
  11. Pearl 113298

    on 13 December 2010

    the book is Amazing !!!!!!!!!!!!

    5out of 5
  12. Jane blonde 113694

    on 4 December 2010

    This book is just AMAZING!

    As soon as Valks found out she was Darquesse I immediatly wanted to get my hands on another book and here it is!

    The Remnants are let loose, and wont get out of them again. They have invaded the whole of Ireland.

    Pleasant has lost a friend and earned himself a job.

    There’s and assasin on the loose which have defeated the gang. ANd probably half of the town!!

    THIS BOOK IS A-M-A-Z-I-N-G I rate it 1000000000000000000/10

    5out of 5
  13. Bs starfish thumb 127

    on 5 November 2010

    Just finished this book last month and i have to say FANTASTIC! Glad to see dereks 5th book :-)

    5out of 5
  14. Avatar owl 761790

    on 18 September 2010

    i love this book it is the best of the whole series as you can probs guess by my name Tanith is my fave

    5out of 5