The ULTIMATE story collection for Skulduggery Pleasant fans, now updated to include Apocalypse Kings AND six more new stories for this edition.
ENTER A WORLD OF MAGIC AND MYSTERY
Enter a world where Apocalypse Kings and ancient monsters stalk beside the killers, the misfits, the oddballs and the weirdos.
Enter the world of Skulduggery Pleasant.
This definitive story collection has been updated with seven new twisted tales of darkness and light, of heroes and villains and everything in-between. It will drag you, screaming, further than you have ever dared venture.
YOU ARE NOT READY
The second cycle of the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series comes to a thrilling end. You are not ready…
The Faceless Ones have returned to our universe. The bad guys have won.
With the end of everything just days away – and no longer able to rely on Valkyrie Cain – Skulduggery must make allies of enemies if he's going to stand any chance of saving what's left of the world. And just when things are looking their bleakest, they manage to get even worse, with Omen Darkly suddenly having to step up when his brother, the Chosen One, falls.
There's a lot going on. Most of it is bad. Sorry about that.
An unmissable paraquel to the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series, The Skulduggery Pleasant Grimoire is at once a thrilling recap of the books so far, a reference guide to characters, and a treasure-trove of bonus content.
As the Skulduggery Pleasant series nears its end (again), relive the adventure in this compendium of all things Skulduggery. Featuring a unique run-down of the books so far, it also includes an invaluable reference tool for the dizzying cast of characters, as well as bonuses, surprises, and a dark story all of its own. The Grimoire is an essential book for any Skulduggery fan.
Skulduggery, Valkyrie and Omen return in the 14th and penultimate novel in the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series – and their most epic test yet…
In a matter of days, the world will change.
Billions of lives will be wiped away in a final, desperate search for the Child of the Faceless Ones — she who is destined to bring about the return of humankind's ancient overlords.
To prevent this, Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain have one last – terrible – option: the assassination of Damocles Creed. With protests stirring in the magical city of Roarhaven, with riots and revolutions on the horizon, Valkyrie must decide who she wants to be: the hero who risks everything for a noble ideal, or the killer who sacrifices her own soul for the fate of humanity.
The decision must be made, and time is running out.
A brand new Skulduggery Pleasant novella for World Book Day: a hilarious and thrilling standalone story in the internationally bestselling series – perfect for new readers, and essential for Skulduggery fans…
Three ancient gods are freed from their prison with only one desire: to destroy the planet and everyone on it.
To save us all, Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain must go undercover in a Dublin school. Skulduggery has to blend in with the teaching staff, while Valkyrie has to pass for an ordinary schoolgirl. Above all else, no matter what happens, they both must act completely and utterly normal.
We are so dead.
The thirteenth thrilling novel in the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series, SEASONS OF WAR will test the Skeleton Detective and Valkyrie like never before…
War is coming.
To avert catastrophe, Skulduggery and Valkyrie are sent on a secret mission that takes them away from everything they know, to a forsaken land of magic and grim, unrelenting terror. It is here that Valkyrie will have to fight the hardest — not only against the enemies who want her dead, but also against her own self-destructive impulses. It's only by crawling through darkness that she'll be able to once again stand in the light…
The 12th explosive novel in the internationally bestselling 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.
Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are back in their most gripping story yet, as book 11, Midnight, picks up where Resurrection left off - and runs.
For years, Valkyrie Cain has struggled to keep her loved ones safe from harm, plunging into battle - time and time again - by Skulduggery Pleasant's side, and always emerging triumphant.
But now the very thing that Valkyrie fights for is in danger, as a ruthless killer snatches her little sister in order to lure Valkyrie into a final confrontation. With Skulduggery racing to catch up and young sorcerer Omen scrambling along behind, Valkyrie only has twelve hours to find Alice before it's too late. The clock is ticking...
THE NEW TWISTY, GRIPPING AUDIOBOOK FROM B. A. PARIS, THE AUTHOR OF THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING TITLES BEHIND CLOSED DOORS AND THE BREAKDOWN"We're in a new Golden Age of suspense writing now, because of amazing books like Bring Me Back, and I for one am loving it." -Lee ChildShe went missing. He moved on. A whole world of secrets remained-until now.
Finn and Layla are young, in love, and on vacation. They're driving along the highway when Finn decides to stop at a service station to use the restroom. He hops out of the car, locks the doors behind him, and goes inside. When he returns Layla is gone-never to be seen again. That is the story Finn told to the police. But it is not the whole story.Ten years later Finn is engaged to Layla's sister, Ellen. Their shared grief over what happened to Layla drew them close and now they intend to remain together. Still, there's something about Ellen that Finn has never fully understood. His heart wants to believe that she is the one for him...even though a sixth sense tells him not to trust her.Then, not long before he and Ellen are to be married, Finn gets a phone call. Someone from his past has seen Layla-hiding in plain sight. There are other odd occurrences: Long-lost items from Layla's past that keep turning up around Finn and Ellen's house. Emails from strangers who seem to know too much. Secret messages, clues, warnings. If Layla is alive-and on Finn's trail-what does she want? And how much does she know?A tour de force of psychological suspense, Bring Me Back will have listeners questioning everything and everyone until its stunning climax.More praise for Bring Me Back:"This tour de force of psychological suspense will leave you questioning everything." - Good Morning America'Fans of intelligent psychological suspense will be richly rewarded.' - Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Ghostbusters meets Percy Jackson as written by Terry Pratchett." -Kirkus Reviews
"Incredible." -Eoin Colfer, New York Times bestselling author of Artemis FowlFinn was born to stop the monsters from invading his town. But he'd really rather not. He dreams of having an ordinary life, and right now, things can't get any worse. Legends are running riot. Half-Hunters are out of control. And Darkmouth has been taken away from him.
But something even more terrifying lurks beneath the surface: an ancient horror threatening both our world and the Infested Side.
So scratch that. Things can get worse. Much worse.
It's up to Finn to save Darkmouth. Too bad he'd rather be doing...anything else.
Perfect for fans of How to Train Your Dragon, the final book in the Darkmouth series is a hilarious and action-packed adventure filled with beasts of the winged, fanged, and hungry variety.
Spanning four centuries, The Long Gaze Back features 22 new stories by some of the most talented Irish women writers working today. Taken together, the collected works of these writers reveal an enrapturing, unnerving, and piercingly beautiful mosaic of a lively literary landscape. The anthology presents an inclusive and celebratory portrait of the high calibre of contemporary literature in Ireland. These stories run the gamut from heartbreaking to humorous, but each leaves a lasting impression. They chart the passions, obligations, trials and tribulations of a variety of vividly-drawn characters with unflinching honesty and relentless compassion. These are stories to savour.
The million-copy bestselling author returns with a breathtaking thriller
'We're in a new Golden Age of suspense writing now, because of amazing books like Bring Me Back' Lee Child
'An addictive new voice in suspense fiction' Sophie Hannah
'Made me stay up way beyond my bedtime!' Jane Corry
Finn and Layla: young and in love, their whole lives ahead of them. Driving back from a holiday in France one night, Finn pulls in to a service station, leaving Layla alone in the car. When he returns, minutes later, Layla has vanished, never to be seen again. That's the story Finn tells the police. It's the truth - but not the whole truth.
Twelve years later, Finn has built a new life with Ellen, Layla's sister, when he receives a phone call. Someone has seen Layla. But is it her - or someone pretending to be her? If it is her, what does she want? And what does she know about the night she disappeared?
Bring Me Back is the utterly compelling, white-knuckle thriller from Sunday Times bestseller B A Paris.
'An addictive new voice in suspense fiction' Sophie Hannah
'Just finished this BRILLIANT book...Clever, addictive and twisty, I couldn't sleep until I found out the truth...The twist floored me! Utterly compelling from beginning to end' Claire Douglas
'Made me stay up way beyond my bedtime! BA Paris has a knack for getting into your head.' Jane Corry
'A page-turning masterpiece' Amanda Prowse
'A tale of dark secrets, with mystery and intrigue building up and up to an ending with a fabulous twist. I devoured it - I couldn't turn the pages quick enough.' Mel Sherratt
'This book is compulsive reading from start to finish. A perfectly crafted work of art, seamless and mesmerising. I envy those yet to read it for the pleasure they have in store.' Amanda Robson
'A cracking page turner with a killer twist.' Camilla Way
'An incredibly pacy, heart-pounding thriller - the twist at the end left me reeling. B A Paris does it again in this exhilarating exploration of love, jealousy and betrayal. A must read for 2018!' Phoebe Morgan
'Bring Me Back will not leave your hands until you have turned the last page!' Wendy Walker
'Bring Me Back is AWESOME. That final twist!' Lisa Hall
'Great read and OMG that ending' Annabel Kantaria