Monday, April 13, 2009
Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
When her Uncle Gordon dies he leaves his house to Stephanie. While alone in the house Stephanie is attacked and then rescued by Skulduggery Pleasant, a walking talking skeleton. Skulduggery tells her that an evil man named Serpine is trying to get something that will rule the world and that he believes this scepter is hidden in Stephanie's new house. Stephanie is fascinated with Skulduggery's world and soon finds herself working alongside him and meeting many other eccentric characters. She is in constant danger and gets involved in lots of fights while working to find the scepter before Serpine and trying to find the perfect code name that will disguise her true identity.