skulduggery


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Synonyms for skulduggery

Synonyms for skulduggery

verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way

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His latest blockbuster will appeal to fantasy fans who enjoy adventure and horror and will delight diehard Skulduggery aficionados.
Inspired by music, the Skulduggery collection changes graffiti, rap and heavy metal into an urban, man-made theme through a spectrum of shades.
Derek's novel's crosses the horror, comedy, mystery, romance and fantasy genres focused around Skulduggery Pleasant, an undead wizard, made up of only a skeleton held together by magic.
Don't lose your head', is the byline of Derek Landy's fourth novel in the Skulduggery Pleasant series.
Last year's night race around the port city was decided by the Renault team's skulduggery but with the rules governing safety car procedure having been changed since, there is no chance of a repeat of that.
Teleporters are being murdered, and Skulduggery Pleasant, the skeleton detective, and 14-year-old Valkyrie (aka by her real name, Stephanie Edgeley) are hot on the trail of the murderer, ably assisted by old friends, Tanith and a resurrected, returned-from-stone Ghastly.
An elite force, SWORD, is assembled to breach the shield and uncover skulduggery within Daiwa Heavy Industries, which produces most of the world's androids.
Rowling, read by Jim Dale, and published by Listening Library; Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy, read by Rupert Degas, and published by HarperChildren's Audio; and Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, read by Alfred Molina, and published by Listening Library.
Famous names such as JK Rowling and Jacqueline Wilson have been rejected in favour of lesser-known authors of imaginatively named titles such as Aliens Love Underpants and Skulduggery Pleasant.
But will these legendary crime-busters really be able to cope with the real skulduggery of 21st Century crime?
Ramsey's questioning appeared to try to highlight what Lay claimed publicly when he was indicted in July 2004: Lay knew of no skulduggery, and was like a student cramming for an exam when his handpicked successor as CEO quit.
The Communists told us spellbinding stories of the perversion, debauchery and financial skulduggery of the Socialists.
SNP chiefs are furious after an influential US campaign group for democratic rights accused them of internet skulduggery.
His mum Claudine contacted Share A Dream to see if they could arrange for him to meet his favourite author, best known for the Skulduggery Pleasant series.
PAPERBACKS and HARDBACKS 1 Skulduggery Pleasant, The Dying of the Light: Derek Landy 2 Personal: Lee Child 3 The Paying Guests: Sarah Waters 4 Jamie''s Comfort Food: Jamie Oliver 5 The Fault in our Stars: John Green 6 The Aftermath: Rhidian Brook 7 Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage: Haruki Murakami 8 The Goldfinch: Donna Tartt 9 The Girl With All The Gifts: M.