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The Skulduggery Pleasant Series

by Derek Landy (Author)

Book Cover for the Skulduggery Pleasant Series
Meet Skulduggery Pleasant:

Ace Detective
Snappy Dresser
Razor-tongued Wit
Crackerjack Sorcerer
and Walking, Talking,
Fire-throwing Skeleton.

He also happens to be the ally, protector, and mentor of Stephanie Edgley, a very unusual and darkly talented twelve-year-old girl.

These two alone must defeat an all-consuming ancient evil. The end of the world? Over his dead body.

Series Summary

Series: Skulduggery Pleasant
Tags: fantasy mystery adventure crime magic
Series reading level: 10+
Books in series: 16
Should read in order? Yes

 Print series book list

Books in series order
1Skulduggery Pleasant (Scepter of the Ancients)  (2007)
2Playing with Fire  (2008)
3The Faceless Ones  (2009)
4Dark Days  (2010)
5Mortal Coil  (2010)
6Death Bringer  (2011)
7Kingdom of the Wicked  (2012)
8Last Stand of Dead Men  (2013)
9The Dying of the Light  (2014)
10Resurrection  (2017)
11Midnight  (2018)
+ The End of the World  (2012)
+ Tanith Low in the Maleficent Seven  (2013)
+ The Lost Art of World Domination  (2007)
+ Gold, Babies and the Brothers Muldoon  (2008)
+ Armageddon Outta Here  (2014)