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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (5,305 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Derek Landy Narrator: Rupert Degas Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Skulduggery Pleasant Series Release Date: August 2009 ISBN: 9780061808326
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Valkyrie screamed, sprinting toward Skulduggery.

He looked up and reached out to her, but it was too late.

f you've read the other Skulduggery books by Derek Landy (and you really should have read them by now), you've seen it all before: Some bad guy wants to bring about the end of the world, and Skulduggery and Valkyrie fight valiantly to stop it from happening. A few people get hurt, sure, but everything's all right in the end.

Well, not this time.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Rupert Degas conveys the suspense in the third adventure of Skulduggery Pleasant…Degas combines skillful characterizations with nuanced narration in a thrilling performance. He assigns each character a unique identity with accents, pitch, and other vocal personality traits…Degas’s delivery of the narrative is as adroit as his dialogue. He perfectly paces the story’s rise in dramatic tension. As Valkyrie dashes headlong into the final battle, listeners are right by her side, eager for every detail.”

    AudioFile

  • “This alternate reality is fully developed…Brisk action, macabre characters, and a generally dark tone will appeal to mystery and horror fans.”

    Booklist

  • “Skulduggery and Valkyrie remain one of the more entertaining duos in recent young adult fiction, tempering their affection for and loyalty to one another with constant, witty jibes…[a] well-written, entertaining series.”

    VOYA

  • “The plot contains many twists and double crosses as dubious characters factor into the mystery…Has enough action to keep casual or new readers interested in what happens next. Kids who have outgrown Lemony Snicket will enjoy the series.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Derek Landy has written a delightful book about a young girl who realizes she’s been a heroine waiting to happen all along, as she claims her rightful status as a warrior mage. The following books in the series are sure to be great reads.”

    Children’s Literature

  • “Landy has entirely too much fun strewing his caper with bloody mayhem, often-hilarious dialogue, and an array of distinctive mages and magical creatures…A gifted storyteller, the author will hook readers on the first page and leave them on the last as wrung out as he leaves his teenage protagonist…Rattling good fun.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Catherine | 2/9/2014

    " Some of the fighting and action sequences dragged on too long for my taste, but I can totally appreciate how some young readers eat that stuff up, and the author does a fine job balancing violence, sardonic humor, and creepy world-building. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Barbara | 2/7/2014

    " Excellent twist at the end. This is a high-3 stars....may become four. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Julia | 2/3/2014

    " Wow! Exciting wtih a capital E. Great series for mature kids who aren't easily frightened. These would make such fun movies... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 ☺LR☺ | 1/22/2014

    " Super good. The ending is a super cliffhanger. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Desti Utami | 1/20/2014

    " Baca yang versi terjemahan. Dibanding buku kedua saya lebih suka The Faceless One. Endingnya mengingatkan pada Pirates Of Caribian ya? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kristin | 12/27/2013

    " Another fun installment and some welcome character development for Tanith and China. I like the darkness that starts to emerge in this book an imagine that will grow in the next. This continues to be my new favorite series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karen Arendt | 12/12/2013

    " The stories get more violent as the series goes on, so I would recommend this for middle school not upper elementary. I really like the narrator for this series! He is awesome! Great story! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Terra | 11/29/2013

    " Oh Man. Now I have to try to find the next book. It seems to be really hard to find in the states. I might have to buy it used off of amazon.com. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shanon | 11/2/2013

    " This continues to be my favorite audiobook series. The narrator catches the dry humor in these books perfectly. I can't wait until 4/1/10 when the 4th book comes out. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jess | 9/30/2013

    " Love this the action romance the death and gore a very clever story "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Aman | 8/21/2013

    " Plenty of action and comedy! Really good book! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lachlan Clark | 8/17/2013

    " The Third book in the quadrilogy, in which they again kick ass and defeat untold evil. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Laurel (The Book Garden) | 8/3/2013

    " This books was funny, but I didn't enjoy it as much as the first two. The ending has a good cliffhanger and I am excited to read the next one,but I was a little dissapointed. I like how they brought more charatcers into it, but it definetley wasn't as entertaining. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jo | 5/15/2013

    " My favourite out of the skulduggery books and has more action and people dying than the previous books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Robert | 2/21/2013

    " More fast paced and OTT fantasy adventure, this time with a big cliffhanger. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Louanne | 1/22/2013

    " I enjoyed this book very much and found it interesting I would definitely recommend this book to anyone and would re-read it!!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Patty | 1/15/2013

    " With a cliffhanger ending and some pretty bizarre goings on, it seems like it's going to be an unbearably long wait until the next book of the series! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carl Ingebretsen | 1/6/2013

    " Another great book, and the first one where things really changes. If you struggle with getting through the second one, thinking it's too similar to the first one, you'll be very pleasantly surprised with this one. Great YA-fiction, a truly fantastic read. :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marguarite Markley | 10/24/2012

    " Well, I liked this much better than the second one. But...come on...when is number 4 gonna make its way to the US?! I'm ready to read it!!!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Danae | 9/16/2012

    " Very suspenseful-- I don't know when the next one is coming out, but we'll be waiting!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jen | 6/5/2012

    " It is the best book series I have ever read and I can't wait for the rest of the books, there is going to be 9 in all. That's like a books lovers dream! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Catrina | 2/17/2012

    " Great continuation of the story line. I can't wait for the next book! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jeffery | 2/11/2012

    " I'm dying of love... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amanda Hislop | 5/26/2011

    " another epic one! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lesley | 5/17/2011

    " This book was brilliant!!! The plot was great. It kept me in suspense all the way until the end. I was still laughing my head off all the way through, I never get tired of the characters' wit. I can't wait for the next one :D "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tecia | 5/12/2011

    " This book I couldn't even do my chores and listen, I just had to sit and give it all my attention towards the end. I can't wait for the next one to come out. It had interesting twists at the end that I enjoyed and some of my favorite characters play a more active part. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ben | 5/9/2011

    " Super cool book read it over and over. It's soooo awesome "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Georgina | 4/10/2011

    " The third book in the SP series! I love it :3 "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lois | 3/30/2011

    " I completely love this series. Can't figure out why it's in "juvenile" instead of "young adult"--there's lots of violence. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Samuel | 3/24/2011

    " This book is about the evilgods, The Faceless Ones, coming to Earth. Valkyrie is adept at magic and they have a giant fight with the gods. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Pijapardtollacorngasus The Valkyrie | 3/16/2011

    " Super good. The ending is a super cliffhanger. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Saad | 3/15/2011

    " It is the third book of the series its got amazing pace. Every time something happens another big thing happens, it just never stops going on with action "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kathy | 3/12/2011

    " Absolutely loved this series. I couldn't it down. Full of actions and laugh out loud humour. Can't wait to find out what happened to Skulduggery. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sri | 3/3/2011

    " An excellent book. a lot of death so far along with traitors unlike the second book with vampires! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Noel | 3/2/2011

    " I am just a little sad that I am struggling to find the next book in the series. Great book! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Barbara | 2/23/2011

    " Excellent twist at the end. This is a high-3 stars....may become four. "

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