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The 13th thrilling novel in the internationally best-selling Skulduggery Pleasant series, Seasons of War will test the Skeleton Detective and Valkyrie like never before...

War is coming. To avert catastrophe, Skulduggery and Valkyrie are sent on a secret mission that takes them away from everything they know, to a forsaken land of magic and grim, unrelenting terror. It is here that Valkyrie will have to fight the hardest - not only against the enemies who want her dead, but also against her own self-destructive impulses. It's only by crawling through darkness that she'll be able to once again stand in the light....

©2020 Derek Landy (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Great Series

Great book. Might just be me but I wasn't really feeling this book. .. ..

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Another Stunner

Long time fan of the series and this book stays as fresh as the first with comedy and wit and some tricky twists and turns along the way fantastic Mr Landy

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I enjoyed it

But it was fairly rushed at the end. I loved everything else though and I do enjoy some of the tied up ends

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  • Panda
  • 06-10-2020

Great

A really Great story as always from Derek Landy and really nicely read by Kevin Hely.

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  • kizz
  • 06-10-2020

perfection as alwase

Another entry into the daft, terrfiing and utterly weard world of skullduggery plesent. the strengh of the serese on full desplay with all charitors villans and and heros clearly beliving they are the good guy.. or atleast are on there own tragic heroic jorney. Well worth your time.

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  • AppleSauce
  • 17-11-2020

This book is miserable

The original nine books were absolutely joyful, one of my favourite series in the entire world. Since then it has been a succession of books about trauma, depression, people struggling with real world issues rather than fantastic heroes fighting monsters. But every story ended with the possibility that the next book might not be as bad, but I got halfway through this book and I am never reading another skulduggery pleasant book ever again because the author clearly wants me to stop. Derek Landy is now writing books about lingering death which people don’t recover from, post traumatic stress and the final straw for me, the cold blooded execution by a best friend to put a character out of his misery. It used to be about taking on impossible odds and winning and now it’s just about realism in a fantasy world. Skulduggery pleasant was a joy, it has been totally and utterly destroyed. I never stop reading a book halfway through but I literally cannot bring myself to read on any more because this isAwful. If you love skulduggery pleasant books from the first nine, do not read this. It used to be as fun as Discworld, now it’s as depressing as a fault in our stars.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-10-2020

Great story, Ruined by the narration.

Once again with the new series, The narrator makes it unlistenable.
Just read the book.
The Narrator clearly cant.
Terrible accents as per the last few books.
Bring back any of the narrators from the first 9 books.

But a top book and story nonetheless. Good for background listening AFTER you have read the book properly without the weird accents and voices.

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  • Maddy Irving
  • 24-09-2020

Great

Great book! One of the best in the whole series, can't wait for the next one!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-07-2021

must read

if your reading this you will of read its 13 predecessors so yyou will know its a great series with a lot of potential ENJOY

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  • EllaouiseTomas
  • 31-03-2021

brilliant 😃

loved seasons of war just like I've loved Derek's previous books.
can't wait for the next one I've already pre-ordered it lol
keep up the good work Derek & don't ever 𝙎𝙏𝙊𝙋 😂😂😂

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  • "poibug"
  • 12-03-2021

Please change the narrator

For the sake of this good series replace the narrator.
Great book but poor performance .
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Some good twists and turns.
It's a shame Rupert Degas,wasn't narrating, would be 5 stars then.
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  • Johnny106
  • 06-01-2021

Has All The Makings of a Fantastic 5* Read/Listen.

Just finished Seasons of War, worth the wait. Great read/listen, from start till finish. Lots of interesting sub plots and the main plots comes along well. This is more like the original books, humour, sarcasm and friendship.

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  • Mr M Bailey
  • 03-01-2021

Great book

Great fun book. recommended to all. Narrator didn't do a good job on skullduggery, seemed to have lost the humor in his voice.

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