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Derek Landy - Az ősök jogara
Végre itt van Skrupulus Fondor! Lehet, hogy a fickó néha elveszti a fejét (amit egyébként egy pókerpartin nyert), de akkor is több, mint aminek tűnik - ami jó hír, tekintve, hogy egy csontváz! Bár Skrupulus több száz éve halott, mégis nehéz lenne hozzá hasonlóan éles eszű, szellemes és hatékony nyomozót találni - márpedig ha egy ősi gonosz lény fenyegeti a világot, akkor minimum egy ilyen különleges hősre van szükség! Ehhez viszont kell Stephanie is, aki nem retten vissza attól sem, ha be kell törnie éjjel a múzeumba, vagy ha fegyvert kell fognia. Hogy ilyen furcsa páros nem képes megmenteni az emberiséget? Ó dehogynem! Ahogy Skrupulus mondaná: senki nem veheti át a világuralmat, maximum a holttestén keresztül!
Derek Landy - Mortal Coil
Following the shocking revelations of DARK DAYS, get ready for the fifth instalment of the bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series – guaranteed to contain at least 40% humour, 50% action, and 100% thrills… "The blonde girl with the black lips turned to Valkyrie. 'We know,' she said. 'We've seen the future. We know you're going to kill the world…'" Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are back – just in time to see their whole world get turned upside down… While they struggle to protect a known killer from an unstoppable assassin, Valkyrie is on a secret mission of her own. This quest, to prevent her dark and murderous destiny, threatens to take her to the brink of death and beyond. And then the body-snatching Remnants get loose, thousands of twisted souls who possess the living like puppets, and they begin their search for a being powerful enough to lead them. Facing such insurmountable odds, Skulduggery, Valkyrie, Ghastly and Tanith can trust no one. Not even each other…
Derek Landy - Last Stand of Dead Men
The eighth instalment in the biggest, funniest, most thrilling comedy-horror-adventure series in the universe - and the follow-up to 2012’s number-one bestseller, Kingdom of the Wicked… War has finally come. But it's not a war between good and evil, or light and dark – it's a war between Sanctuaries. For too long, the Irish Sanctuary has teetered on the brink of world-ending disaster, and the other Sanctuaries around the world have had enough. Allies turn to enemies, friends turn to foes, and Skulduggery and Valkyrie must team up with the rest of the Dead Men if they're going to have any chance at all of maintaining the balance of power and getting to the root of a vast conspiracy that has been years in the making. But while this war is only beginning, another war rages within Valkyrie herself. Her own dark side, the insanely powerful being known as Darquesse, is on the verge of rising to the surface. And if Valkyrie slips, even for a moment, then Darquesse will burn the world and everyone in it.
Derek Landy - Dark Days
It's the fourth Skulduggery Pleasant adventure! only Skulduggery Pleasant himself is lost on the other side of a portal, with only some evil gods for company. Can he possible survive? (Yes, all right, he's already dead. But still.) What can we say, without giving too much away? Not much, is the answer. But what we CAN say is that this book is hilarious, it's tense, and it's packed with all the eye-popping action, crackling one liners and imaginative set pieces you've come to expect. There's a new threat to our plucky heroine, of course. But that's not all. There's also the little fact of the Big Bad, the uber-baddy who's going to come along and really, really destroy the world. (Really.) And what we learn about that villain in this book will literally make your jaw fall off and your hair go white with shock. (Not really.) Will Skulduggery make it out of the Faceless Ones' dimension? Who knows. The problem is, he may not have much to come back to!
Derek Landy - Tanith Low in the Maleficent Seven
A brilliant, hilarious one-off novel in the Skulduggery Pleasant universe, from number-one-bestselling author Derek Landy This time, the bad guys take the stage. Tanith Low, now possessed by a remnant, recruits a gang of villains – many of whom will be familiar from previous Skulduggery adventures – in order to track down and steal the four God-Killer level weapons that could hurt Darquesse when she eventually emerges. Also on the trail of the weapons is a secret group of Sanctuary sorcerers, and doing his best to keep up and keep Tanith alive is one Mister Ghastly Bespoke. When the villains around her are lying and scheming and plotting, Tanith needs to stay two steps ahead of her teammates and her enemies. After all, she's got her own double-crosses to plan – and she’s a villain herself…
Derek Landy - The Dying of the Light
The FINAL shocking, heart-wrenching book in the jaw-droppingly stupendous Skulduggery Pleasant series. Valkerie. Darquesse. Stephanie. The world ain’t big enough for the three of them. The end will come… The War of the Sanctuaries has been won, but it was not without its casualties. Following the loss of Valkyrie Cain, Skulduggery Pleasant must use any and all means to track down and stop Darquesse before she turns the world into a charred, lifeless cinder. And so he draws together a team of soldiers, monster hunters, killers, criminals… and Valkyrie’s own murderous reflection. The war may be over, but the final battle is about to begin. And not everyone gets out of here alive…
Derek Landy - Black Order: The Warmasters of Thanos
They are the five dreadlords, the Cull Obsidian - once Thanos' most feared warriors and disciples...the Black Order! Ruthless villains all, the Black Order has been dispatched by the Grandmaster to destabilize a burgeoning empire, but along the way they realize that as big and as bad as they are, there is always someone bigger and badder... Isn't that always the way? You go to assassinate an emperor and he turns the tables, and suddenly a very simple mission gets a whole lot more complicated. It's a good thing the Black Order is made up of professional killers who are no strangers to cellblocks...! The bombastic writing style of novelist Derek Landy (Skulduggery Pleasant) and the electrifying artwork of Philip Tan combine for an absolutely unhinged super-villain adventure!
Derek Landy - Resurrection
The top-5 best-selling return of skeleton detective Skulduggery Pleasant and it will rearrange your world. A lot has changed. Roarhaven is now a magical city, where sorcerers can live openly. Valkyrie Cain has been out of action for years, recovering from the war against her alter-ego Darquesse, which nearly destroyed her and everyone else. Some things never change though: bad people still want to do bad things, and Skulduggery Pleasant is still there to stop them. When Skulduggery learns of a plot to resurrect a terrifying evil, he persuades Valkyrie to join him for just 24 hours. But they need someone else on their team, someone inconspicuous, someone who can go undercover. Enter Omen Darkly. Student at the new Corrival Academy. Overlooked. Unremarkable in every way. 24 hours to save the world. One sharply-dressed skeleton. One grief-stricken young woman. One teenage boy who can’t remember which class he’s supposed to be in. This cannot end well…
Derek Landy - The Faceless Ones
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.
Derek Landy - American Monsters
Amber closes in on her murderous parents as they make one last desperate play for power. Her own last hopes of salvation, however, rest beyond vengeance, beyond the abominable killers - living and dead - that she and Milo will have to face. For Amber's future lies in her family's past, in the brother and sister she never knew, and the horrors beyond imagining that befell them.
Derek Landy - Armageddon Outta Here
One AMAZING new novella. Three GRIPPING new stories. In the ULTIMATE story collection. We all know that doors are for people with no imagination so smash the glass, climb through the window and enter the awesome world of Skulduggery Pleasant with this ultimate story collection. For the first time, every Skulduggery Pleasant short story – plus The End of the World, the World Book Day novelette – is collected into one magnificent volume. But that's not all… Written specially for this collection, there is an entirely new novella that will drag you into a nail-biting American horror story, Skulduggery-style, and three brand-spanking-new stories spanning the last 150 years. Join Gordon Edgley as he parties like it's 1985, watch Valkyrie Cain face a vampire in a fight to the death, and see the Dead Men as you've never seen them before. And then read the exclusive chapter from the final book… Introduced by Derek, these are the hidden stories of the skeleton who saves the world… and the girl who's destined to destroy it.
Derek Landy - Falcon & Winter Soldier
An office of dead government agents. A gifted new killer. Two ex-Captain Americas...When a dramatic attempt on the life of Bucky Barnes reunites him with Sam Wilson, the two old friends are plunged headlong into a race to uncover the new leader of Hydra before a mass casualty event announces the terror group's resurgence to the world. The clock is ticking... COLLECTING: FALCON & WINTER SOLDIER (2020) 1-5
Derek Landy - The End of the World
Hey, punks! Skulduggery and Valkyrie are about to make your day… 15-year-old Ryan is running away from home, looking for escape and adventure. But unfortunately, sometimes people DO get what they wish for. Ryan hasn’t gone far before he is set upon by a bunch of scary, nihilistic punk-sorcerers who need him to set off a doomsday device that will destroy the planet and everyone on it. Fun! Riding to the rescue, however, is a certain skeleton detective and his teenage partner/combat accessory. Now Skulduggery and Valkyrie only have a few hours to figure out what's going on, while saving Ryan and – incidentally – the whole world. And all that time, the punk-sorcerors are closing in…
Derek Landy - Midnight
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…
Derek Landy - Desolation
The second book in the mind-blowing new supernatural thriller from bestselling author DEREK LANDY, creator of international sensation Skulduggery Pleasant. Reeling from their bloody encounter in New York City, Amber and Milo flee north. On their trail are the Hounds of Hell – five demonic bikers who will stop at nothing to drag their quarries back to their unholy master. Amber and Milo’s only hope lies within Desolation Hill – a small town with a big secret; a town with a darkness to it, where evil seeps through the very floorboards. Until, on one night every year, it spills over onto the streets and all hell breaks loose. And that night is coming.
Eoin Colfer - Michael Scott - Marcus Sedgwick - Philip Reeve - Patrick Ness - Richelle Mead - Malorie Blackman - Alex Scarrow - Charlie Higson - Derek Landy - Neil Gaiman - Holly Black - Naomi Alderman - Doctor Who - Thirteen Doctors 13 Stories
Twelve wonderful tales of adventure, science, magic, monsters and time travel - featuring all twelve Doctors - are waiting for you in this very special Doctor Who book. And now they're joined by a very exciting, and very exclusive, new tale written by Naomi Alderman that will star the Thirteenth Doctor, as she battles to save the universe with her three close and trusted friends. Other authors featured are: Eoin Colfer, Michael Scott, Marcus Sedgwick, Philip Reeve, Patrick Ness, Richelle Mead, Malorie Blackman, Alex Scarrow, Charlie Higson, Derek Landy, Neil Gaiman, and Holly Black.
Derek Landy - Tanith Low en los siete maléficos
Si no tenías bastante con Detective Esqueleto, aquí llega Tanith Low, y no viene sola. Esta vez los malvados son los protagonistas. Tanith Low, ya poseída por el Vestigio, recluta un ejército de villanos (muchos de los cuales aparecen en entregas previas de la colección Detective Esqueleto) para localizar y robar las cuatro armas mata dioses que podrían dañar a Oscuretriz cuando esta se alce. Pero ellos no son los únicos que persiguen esas armas: también va tras su rastro un grupo secreto de magos del Santuario. Y quien los encabeza, esforzándose por seguirles la pista y salvar la vida de Tanith, no es otro que Abominable Bespoke. Rodeada de malvados que conspiran, mienten e intrigan, Tanith tendrá que mantenerse dos pasos por delante de sus enemigos... y de sus amigos. Al fin y al cabo, también ella tiene planes traicioneros y puñaladas por la espalda que preparar. ¿O acaso no es una malvada?
Derek Landy - Játék a tűzzel
Amikor már azt hitték, hogy sikerült megmenteni a világot... - Na, megölöd? - kérdezte Kean. - Meg - bólintott Skrupulus. Kicsit habozott, aztán elővette a fegyverét a kabátja mélyéről. - Sajnálom, Valkiria - mondta. - Ne szólj hozzám - vágta rá Valkiria. - Csak tedd, amit tenned kell. Valkiria széttárta a kabátját, Skrupulus pedig a mellkasának szegezte a pisztolyt. - Bocsáss meg, kérlek - sóhajtott Skrupulus, majd meghúzta a ravaszt. Valkiria és Skrupulus azt hitték, hogy a világ végre egy biztonságos hely, de aztán megtudják, hogy a rettegett sorozatgyilkos, Vindictus Báró kiszabadult a börtönből. Írországot ellepik a vérszívók, egyre több a halott, ráadásul kiderül, hogy mindenki Valkiriát akarja eltenni láb alól. A nyomozópárosra életük legnagyobb kalandja vár, de azt egyikük sem sejti, hogy a legnagyobb veszély a közvetlen környezetükben fenyegeti őket... A 35 nyelven megjelent, hátborzongatóan vicces világsiker folytatódik!
Holly Black - Neil Gaiman - Derek Landy - Charlie Higson - Alex Scarrow - Malorie Blackman - Richelle Mead - Patrick Ness - Philip Reeve - Marcus Sedgwick - Michael Scott - Eoin Colfer - Doctor Who: 12 Doctors, 12 Stories
To celebrate the arrival of Peter Capaldi on to our screens as the newly regenerated Doctor, this collection of Doctor Who short stories, each written by a different author, now includes an extra, brand-new twelfth adventure as part of the 12 Doctors, 12 Stories paperback anthology. Offering the perfect addition to the top-selling series, the twelfth story, "Lights Out," has been penned by self-professed Doctor Who fan and best-selling female sci-fi writer Holly Black.
Derek Landy - Demon Road
Full of Landy’s trademark wit, action and razor sharp dialogue, DEMON ROAD kicks off with a shocking opener and never lets up the pace in an epic road-trip across the supernatural landscape of America. Killer cars, vampires, undead serial killers: they’re all here. And the demons? Well, that’s where Amber comes in...Sixteen years old, smart and spirited, she’s just a normal American teenager until the lies are torn away and the demons reveal themselves. Forced to go on the run, she hurtles from one threat to another, revealing a tapestry of terror woven into the very fabric of her life. Her only chance rests with her fellow travellers, who are not at all what they appear to be…
Derek Landy - Skrupulus Fondor
A híres Skrupulus Fondor nem pusztán kiváló detektív, hanem egyúttal a világ legelegánsabb mágusa és a piszkos trükkök mestere, mellesleg tehetséges betörő (kizárólag nemes célok érdekében, persze). Ó, és még valami. Egyébként HALOTT. A híres író, Gordon Edgley különös végrendelete lélegzetelállító eseményekbe keveri unokahúgát, a tizenkét éves Stephanie-t. A hétköznapok álcája mögötti világban gonosz erők készülnek háborúra, és hamarosan Stephanie élete is veszélyben forog. Ez azonban egyáltalán nem tartja vissza attól, hogy Skrupulus Fondor oldalán fényt derítsen nagybátyja halálának a rejtélyére. És ha ők ketten akcióba lépnek, a gonosz jobban teszi, ha inkább meglapul...
Derek Landy - Playing with Fire
Skulduggery and Valkyrie are facing a new enemy: Baron Vengeous, who is determined to bring back the terrifying Faceless Ones and is crafting an army of evil to help him. Added to that, Vengeous is about to enlist a new ally (if he can raise it from the dead): the horrible Grotesquery, a very unlikable monster of legend.
Derek Landy - Death Bringer
The sixth instalment in the historic, hysterical and horrific Skulduggery Pleasant series. Think you’ve seen anything yet? You haven’t. Because the Death Bringer is about to rise… The Necromancers no longer need Valkyrie to be their Death Bringer, and that’s a Good Thing. There’s just one catch. There’s a reason the Necromancers don’t need her any more. And that’s because they’ve found their Death Bringer already, the person who will dissolve the doors between life and death. And that’s a very, very Bad Thing…
Derek Landy - Kingdom of the Wicked
The seventh instalment in the biggest, funniest, most thrilling comedy-horror-adventure series in the universe. Books 1 to 3 were the Faceless Ones trilogy. Books 4 to 6 were the Necromancer trilogy. Now, get ready for... the Darquesse trilogy. Valkyrie will finally come into her destiny. The end will finally come. And the last part of your minds will be totally and utterly blown!
Derek Landy - Bedlam
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.
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