by Derek Landy

Part of the Skulduggery Pleasant Series

Children's & YA Fiction

LoveReading Expert Review of Midnight

Can a coldblooded killer be curtailed as time ticks down?

Following hot on the heels of Resurrection, this eleventh instalment of Skulduggery Pleasant’s incomparable exploits offers everything devoted fans have come to expect - all-out action, astonishing twists, riotously witty repartee – and more, for this latest epic ramps up the stakes on the emotional front.

Intrepid, intelligent, endlessly entertaining Valkyrie Cain is no stranger to fighting to keep her friends and family from harm, but this gripping story sees her having to face her biggest battle yet when a cruel killer captures her little sister, Alice. Worse still, she has just twelve hours to track her down. The sense of urgency and anxiety is heart-poundingly evoked, and I thoroughly enjoyed discovering more about Omen.

Joanne Owen

Midnight Synopsis

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...

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780008284596
Publication date: 4th April 2019
Author: Derek Landy
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Primary Genre Children's & YA Fiction

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Derek Landy Press Reviews


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

Landy [has the] ability to craft an engaging story from start to finish.  Inis

Derek Landy has been something of a publishing phenomenon.  Irish Post


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About Derek Landy

Derek Landy is the author of the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series. He doesn't like to brag about all the awards he's won, such as the Irish Book of the Decade, or the Red House in the UK, or all the other awards that he humbly displays on his mantelpiece. He is also far too modest to mention things like the first book being a Publisher's Weekly Best Book of the Year, but would like to extend an invitation to Oprah to pop around one day for tea, in thanks for selecting his book for the Oprah's Book Club Kids ...

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