Last Stand of Dead Men

Derek Landy
fantasy > dark fantasy, young adult
Last Stand of Dead Men (Skulduggery Pleasant #8) - Derek Landy

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.

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Release date: August 29, 2013
Genres: fantasydark fantasy, young adult
Average rating: 8.50/10
Total ratings: 2
Updated: August 24, 2021

Skulduggery Pleasant :: Series

The novels in this young adult dark fantasy series cross the horror, comedy, mystery, and fantasy genres.

The End of the World
The Maleficent Seven
Armageddon Outta Here
Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant #1)7.92
Playing with Fire (Skulduggery Pleasant #2)7.86
The Faceless Ones (Skulduggery Pleasant #3)8.38
Dark Days (Skulduggery Pleasant #4)8.76
Mortal Coil (Skulduggery Pleasant #5)8.36
Death Bringer (Skulduggery Pleasant #6)7.80
Kingdom of the Wicked (Skulduggery Pleasant #7)7.60
Last Stand of Dead Men (Skulduggery Pleasant #8)
The Dying of the Light (Skulduggery Pleasant #9)
Resurrection (Skulduggery Pleasant #10)
Midnight (Skulduggery Pleasant #11)
Bedlam (Skulduggery Pleasant #12)
Seasons of War (Skulduggery Pleasant #13)
Dead or Alive (Skulduggery Pleasant #14)7.50