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Playing with Fire (Skulduggery Pleasant)by Derek Landy
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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.
Once Vengeous is on the loose, dead bodies and vampires start showing up all over Ireland. Now pretty much everybody is out to kill Valkyrie, and the daring detective duo faces its biggest challenge yet.
But what if the greatest threat to Valkyrie is just a little closer to home?
Look for Scepter of the Ancients
About the Author
Derek Landy is the author of Skulduggery Pleasant: Scepter of the Ancients, which was named a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association, appeared on the Oprah's Book Club Kids Reading List, and was a Publishers WeeklyBest Book of the Year. He is also the author of the follow-up novel Skulduggery Pleasant: Playing with Fire, which hasn't won any prizes yet—but it's only a matter of time, we're sure. Derek lives in Ireland, where all magic begins.
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