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Mi ​történne, ha rájönnél, hogy a családod az egyik leghatalmasabb család a történelemben? Mi lenne, ha azt mondanák, hogy a család erejének forrását elrejtették a világ különböző részein, 39 kulcs formájában? Mi lenne, ha választás elé állítanának - fogod az egymillió dollárt és elsétálsz. vagy megkapod az első kulcsot? Ha Amy vagy Dan Cahill helyében vagy, a kulcsot választod - és megkezdődik a veszélyes hajsza.

Amíg ​a sors össze nem hozta egy robbanó szoborral, Annabeth biztos volt benne, hogy nagy meglepetés nem érheti már az életben. Annabeth a rómaiak táborában végre megtalálja elveszett szerelmét, Percyt, de nem sokáig élvezhetik az egymásra találás örömét. Menekülni kényszerülnek. Ráadásul Nico az óriások fogságába kerül, és már csak napjai vannak hátra… Gaia ébredezik, Annabethre pedig egy magányos küldetés vár: követnie kell Rómában Athéné jelét. Ami lehet, hogy a halálba vezeti… "A könyv olyan repülőrajttal indít, ami már az író védjegyévé vált. Szellemek szállják meg hőseinket, a rómaiak a görögök ellen fordulnak, és megismerhetjük a Hetedik Prófécia titkát. Annabeth, Percy, Leo, Piper, Frank és Hazel őrült repülésre indulnak mágikus hajójukon, az Argó 2-n." - _Kirkus Reviews_ "A harmadik részben kedvenceink ismét a kalandok sűrűjében találják magukat. A rettegést ellenpontozó humor még vibrálóbbá teszi a történetet. A félistenek ugyanolyan ügyesen használják az eszüket az összecsapások során, mint a fegyvereiket, és esendőségük még szerethetőbbé teszi őket. Riordan lankadatlan mesélőkedvvel egy újabb, nagy kalandot tár elénk, és egy izgalmas befejezést. Készüljetek a negyedik könyvre!" - _Booklist Online_ "Nagyszerű könyv! Még a sorozat többi részénél is jobb. Soha nem adom kölcsön senkinek!" - _Robert, amazon.com_

A ​tizennégy éves Amy Cahill és az öccse, Dan, azt hiszi, visszatérhetnek régi életükhöz, miután megtalálták a családi hatalmat rejtő 39 Kulcsot. De tévednek. Ugyanis az árnyékban ott lapulnak veszélyes ellenségeik, a Vesperek, akiket semmi nem állít meg abban, hogy megszerezzék a Kulcsokat. Négy remek író állt össze, hogy felfedje a Vesperek és a Cahillek között dúló ötszázéves, titkos háborút. A Vesperek támadnak, és a világ végveszélyben. Készüljetek! Jönnek a Cahillek a Vesperek ellen!

In ​The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Half-Blood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six--who will complete the Prophecy of Seven? The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land to find the Doors of Death. What exactly are the Doors of Death? Much of the prophecy remains a mystery. With old friends and new friends joining forces, a marvelous ship, fearsome foes, and an exotic setting, The Mark of Athena promises to be another unforgettable adventure by master storyteller Rick Riordan.

ONE ​CURSED DEMIGOD. TWO NEW HEROES. A QUEST TO UNLEASH THE GOD OF DEATH ... 'I'm the God of Rome. I protect the legions. I don't want war without end. You will serve me.' 'Not likely,' Percy said. 'I order a quest!' the god announced. 'You will go north and find Thanatos in the land beyond the gods. You will free him and thwart the plans of the giants.'

A ​tizenkét éves Percy Jacksont eltanácsolják az iskolából. Megint. Bármennyire igyekszik, úgy tűnik, képtelen távol tartani magától a bajt. De tényleg szó nélkül végig kell néznie, ahogy egy kötekedő kölyök molesztálja a legjobb barátját? Tényleg nem szabad megvédenie magát az algebratanárnővel szemben, amikor az szörnyeteggé változik és meg akarja ölni? Természetesen senki nem hisz Percynek a szörny-incidenssel kapcsolatban; abban sem biztos, hogy magának hisz. Egészen addig, míg a Minótaurusz be nem kergeti a nyári táborba. Hirtelen mitikus lények járkálnak ki-be a lakokba és Percy görög mitológia könyve megelevenedik. Rájön, hogy az olimposzi istenek a huszonegyedik században is élnek. Sőt, ami ennél is rosszabb, felbosszantotta őket: Zeusz villámát ellopták, és Percy az első számú gyanúsított. Percynek mindössze tíz napja van arra, hogy megtalálja és visszaadja a Zeusztól ellopott holmit, és békét teremtsen a háborúságban álló Olimposzon.

Nico ​had warned them. Going through the House of Hades would stir the the demigods' worst memories. Their ghosts would become restless. Nico may actually become a ghost if he has to shadow-travel with Reyna and Coach Hedge one more time. But that might be better than the alternative: allowing someone else to die, as Hades foretold. Jason's ghost is his mother, who abandoned him when he was little. He may not know how he is going to prove himself as a leader, but he does know that he will not break promises like she did. He will complete his line of prophecy: To storm or fire the world must fall. Reyna fears the ghosts of her ancestors, who radiate anger. But she can't allow them to distract her from getting the Athena Pathenos to Camp Half-Blood before war breaks out between the Romans and the Greeks. Will she have enough strength to succeed, especially with a deadly hunter on her trail? Leo fears that his plan won't work, that his friends might interfere. But there is no other way. All of them know that one of the Seven has to die in order to defeat Gaea, the Earth Mother. Piper must learn to give herself over to fear. Only then will she be able to do her part atthe end: utter a single word.

Három ​vadonatúj hős. Egy eltűnt félisten. És egy átok, ami mindegyiküket pusztulással fenyegeti… Percy Jackson visszatér… Vagy mégsem? Ugyanis minden nyom nélkül eltűnik a Félvér Táborból. Annabeth égre-földre keresi kedvesét, egyelőre eredménytelenül. Ám ugyanolyan rejtélyesen, ahogy Percy felszívódott, feltűnik egy Jászon nevű srác, aki semmire sem emlékszik a múltjából, viszont nagyon sokat tud. Például a küldetésekről, és – csak úgy mellékesen – folyékonyan beszél rómaiul, hogy a farkas-pótszülőkről már ne is beszéljünk… Elhangzik egy újabb prófécia, és kezdetét veszi egy újabb küldetés – most már Jászon vezetésével. Közben kiderül néhány furcsa dolog… Jászonról is. Tényleg létezik egy másik Félvér Tábor, ahol a római istenek gyermekei nevelkednek, akik halálos ellenségei a görög félvéreknek? És a kedves olimposzi szülők vajon miért nem merik hallatni isteni hangjukat? Ki ejtette foglyul Hérát, az istenek hisztis, undok és bajkeverő királynőjét? Megéri kockáztatni érte az életüket? Megtudod, csak kövesd kedvenc íród kedvenc hőseit a leges-legújabb és legkockázatosabb küldetésre! „Egy újabb sziporkázó alkotás” - _Sunday Express_ „Elsöprő” - _Big Issue_ „Akciódús” - _Sunday Express_

Percy ​Jackson új éve az iskolában meglepően nyugodtan indul. Egyetlen szörny sem akarja betenni a lábát New York-i sulijába. Ám amikor az osztály ártatlan meccse élet-halál harccá válik egy csapat emberevő óriás ellen, a dolgok, hogy is mondjam... kezdenek eldurvulni. Váratlanul érkező barátja, Annabeth is csupa rossz hírt hoz: a Félvérek táborát védő határokat egy titokzatos ellenség lerombolta, és amíg ezeket újra helyre nem állítják, a félisteneknek nincs hová rejtőzniük...

Jason ​has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up in a bus full of kids on a field trip. Apparently he has a girlfriend named Piper and a best friend named Leo. They’re all students at a boarding school for “bad kids.” What did Jason do to end up here? And where is here, exactly? Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, ever since she had that terrifying nightmare. Piper doesn’t understand her dream, or why her boyfriend suddenly doesn’t recognize her. When a freak storm hits, unleashing strange creatures and whisking her, Jason, and Leo away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood, she has a feeling she’s going to find out. Leo has a way with tools. When he sees his cabin at Camp Half-Blood, filled with power tools and machine parts, he feels right at home. But there’s weird stuff, too—like the curse everyone keeps talking about. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist that each of them—including Leo—is related to a god. Join new and old friends from Camp Half-Blood in this thrilling first book in The Heroes of Olympus series

Percy ​Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Now Percy and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus's stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he must come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves.

A ​félvérek egész évben harcra készülődtek, de tudták, hogy nem sok esélyük van a győzelemre. Kronosz serege erősebb volt, mint valaha, és minden átállt istennel és félistennel nagyobb lett. Amíg az olimposziak a pusztító Tüphónt próbálták megállítani, addig Kronosz bevonult New Yorkba, ahol az Olimposz gyakorlatilag őrizetlenül állt. Az Idő Urának megállítása Percy Jacksonra és a fiatal félistenek csapatára várt. A világszerte sikeres sorozat izgalommal várt befejező részében beteljesül a Percy tizenhatodik születésnapjára jövendölt prófécia. Miközben Manhattan utcáin tovább dúl a nyugati világ megmentéséért vívott harc, Percyn az a szörnyű gyanú lesz úrrá, hogy saját sorsa ellen küzd. _"Magával ragadó történet. Egyszerre izgalmas, gondolatébresztő és könnyfacsaró... A regénysorozat méltó befejezése."_ - Kirkus Reviews

In ​this second adventure in Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, Percy is anticipating the end of seventh grade and a summer at Camp Half-Blood with kids who are the offspring of Greek gods and mortals. He dreams that his pal Grover, a satyr, is in danger. After monsters attack in his school gym class, Percy and Tyson, a homeless kid, are picked up by Annabeth, a half-blood friend, and rushed to the camp, which is under attack. The tree that guards the camp is dying, and Chiron, the activity director, has been dismissed. Another dream reveals that Grover, whose peril is increasing, is on the same island as the legendary Golden Fleece, which may be the cure for the troubled camp. With the help of Hermes, Percy and his pals set off to the Sea of Monsters, where they encounter legendary dangers. Riordan's clever mix of classical mythology, contemporary teen characters, and an action-packed adventure will bring new readers to the series.

Percy ​Jackson semmi jót nem várt az iskolai nyílt naptól, de amikor titokzatos halandó ismerőse után két pomponlánydémonnal is találkozik, a dolgok még a vártnál is rosszabbra fordulnak. A sikersorozat negyedik kötetében már a küszöbön áll az olimposziak és a Titán isten közötti háború. Még az eddig biztonságos menedéknek számító Félvér Tábor is sebezhetőnek bizonyul, amikor Kronosz és hadserege megpróbál varázshatárán belülre kerülni. Hogy a támadásnak elejét vegyék, Percy és félisten barátai egy küldetésre indulnak a Labirintusba - a hatalmas, föld alatti világba, ami minden fordulóban újabb vérfagyasztó meglepetést tartogat számukra.

All ​year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young demigods to stop the Lord of Time. In this momentous final book in the New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy's sixteenth birthday unfolds. And as the battle for Western civilization rages on the streets of Manhattan, Percy faces a terrifying suspicion that he may be fighting against his own fate.

Amikor ​Percy Jackson megkapja Groover segélyhívását, készülődni kezd a harcra. Jól tudja, hogy szüksége lesz erős szövetségeseire, Annabethre ás Tháliára, a félistenekre; valamint hűséges bronzkardjára, Árapályra is... és egy fuvarra a mamájától. A félistenek Grover megmentésére sietnek, aki – mint később kiderül – fontos felfedezést tett: két félistenre bukkant, kiknek származása egyelőre még ismeretlen, de igen nagy erővel rendelkeznek... De ez még nem minden. A Titán úr, Kronosz felállítja számukra eddigi legfondorlatosabb csapdáját, és az ifjú hősök majdnem belesétálnak. A sorozat mulattató, és izgalmas harmadik kalandjában Percynek a legveszélyesebb kihívással kell szembenéznie: a Titán Átkának hátborzongató próféciájával... _"Vicces és pörgő... Percy az a hős, akivé minden srác válni akar."_ - Sunday Express

Minutes ​before she died Grace Cahill changed her will, leaving her decendants an impossible decision: You have a choice - one million dollars or a clue. Grace is the last matriarch of the Cahills, the world's most powerful family. Everyone from Napoleon to Houdini is related to the Cahills, yet the source of the family power is lost. 39 clues hidden around the world will reveal the family's secret, but no one has been able to assemble them. Now the clues race is on, and young Amy and Dan must decide what's important: hunting clues or uncovering what REALLY happened to their parents. The 39 Clues is Scholastic's groundbreaking new series, spanning 10 adrenaline-charged books, 350 trading cards, and an online game where readers play a part in the story and compete for over $100,000 in prizes. The 39 Clues books set the story, and the cards, website and game allow kids to participate in it. Kids visit the website - www.the39clues.com - and discover they are lost members of the Cahill family. They set up online accounts where they can compete against other kids and against Cahill characters to find all 39 clues. Through the website, kids can track their points and clues, manage their card collections, dig through the Cahill archives for secrets, and travel the world to collect Cahill artifacts, interview characters, and hunt down clues. Collecting cards helps: Each card is a piece of evidence containing information on a Cahill, a clue, or a family secret.

You've ​read the book. You've seen the movie. Now submerge yourself in the thrilling, stunning, and action-packed graphic novel. Mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking out of the pages of twelve-year-old Percy Jackson's textbooks and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Now, he and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus's stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. Series creator Rick Riordan joins forces with some of the biggest names in the comic book industry to tell the story of a boy who must unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves.

Percy ​Jackson isn't expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to diabolical. In this latest installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near. Even the safe haven of Camp Half-Blood grows more vulnerable by the minute as Kronos's army prepares to invade its once impenetrable borders. To stop them, Percy and his demigod friends must set out on a quest through the Labyrinth-a sprawling underground world with stunning surprises at every turn. Full of humor and heart-pounding action, this fourth book promises to be their most thrilling adventure yet.

A ​handbook no half-blood should be without: a fully illustrated, in-depth guide to gods, monsters, and all things Percy. This companion to the series comes complete with trading cards, full-color diagrams, and maps, all packaged in a handy manual with a crisp, magnetic flap enclosure.

Who ​cut off Medusa's head? Who was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus? It takes a demigod to know, and Percy Jackson can fill you in on the all the daring deeds of Perseus, Atalanta, Bellerophon, and the rest of the major Greek heroes. Told in the funny, irreverent style readers have come to expect from Percy, ( I've had some bad experiences in my time, but the heroes I'm going to tell you about were the original old school hard luck cases. They boldly screwed up where no one had screwed up before. . .) and enhanced with vibrant artwork by Caldecott Honoree John Rocco, this story collection will become the new must-have classic for Rick Riordan's legions of devoted fans--and for anyone who needs a hero. So get your flaming spear. Put on your lion skin cape. Polish your shield and make sure you've got arrows in your quiver. We're going back about four thousand years to decapitate monsters, save some kingdoms, shoot a few gods in the butt, raid the Underworld, and steal loot from evil people. Then, for dessert, we'll die painful tragic deaths. Ready? Sweet. Let's do this.

In ​this adventure, Annabeth encounters more oddities in the subway than usual, including a two-headed monster and a younger blond girl who reminds her a little of herself. This is the story fans have asked for, in which Annabeth Chase teams up with Sadie Kane. The demigod daughter of Athena and the young magician from Brooklyn House take on a larger-than-life foe from the ancient world. Perhaps even more disturbing than the power-hungry god they encounter is the revelation that he is being controlled by someone—someone all too familiar to Sadie. As a special bonus, the first chapter of THE BLOOD OF OLYMPUS, the final book in the Heroes of Olympus series, is included.

Desde ​que sabe que es hijo de un dios y una mortal, Percy Jackson espera que el destino le depare continuas aventuras. Y su expectativa se cumplirá con creces. Aunque el nuevo curso en la Escuela Meriwether transcurre con inusual normalidad, un simple partido de pelota quemada acaba en batalla campal contra una banda de fer oces gigantes y el gimnasio del colegio convertido en pasto de las llamas. A partir de ahí las cosas se precipitan: el perímetro mágico que protege el Campamento Mestizo es emponzoñado por un misterioso enemigo y la única seguridad con que contaban los semidioses desaparece. Así, para impedir este daño irreparable, Percy y sus amigos inician la travesía del temible Mar de los Monstruos en busca de lo único que puede salvar el campamento: el Vellocino de Oro. Pero antes Percy descubrirá un secreto acerca de su familia, una inquietante revelación que lo hará preguntarse si ser hijo de Poseidón es un honor o simplemente una broma cruel. El mar de los monstruos es la emocionante continuación de la serie de aventuras Percy Jackson y los Dioses del Olimpo, iniciada con El ladrón del rayo. En pleno siglo XXI, los antiguos dioses griegos han creado un mundo secreto a nuestro alrededor, donde el monte Olimpo se encuentra encima del Empire State y el reino de Hades en el subsuelo de Los Ángeles.

The ​second book in the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy. Thor’s hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon – the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds – but this time the hammer isn’t just lost. It has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can’t retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will begin. The Nine Worlds will burn. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer’s return is the gods’ worst enemy, Loki – and the price he wants is very high.

A ​punto de comenzar primero de secundaria, Percy Jackson no espera emociones fuertes, sino más bien un aburrimiento soporífero. Pero cuando en la nueva escuela se presenta una vieja amiga, seguida de un par de animadoras diabólicas, los acontecimientos se precipitan y todo empieza a ir de mal en peor. Cronos, el malvado señor de los titanes, amenaza con destruir el Campamento Mestizo, donde se refugian los jóvenes semidioses.Para evistarlo, Percy y sus amigos deben emprender una arriesgada búsqueda a través del laberinto, un mundo subterráneo plagado de trampas peligrosas, monstruos furiosos y criaturas perversas, concebido para acabar con quienes se atrevan a profanarlo. Cuarto volumen de la apasionante serie «Percy Jackson y los dioses del Olimpo», cuyas anteriores entregas —El ladrón del rayo, El mar de los monstruos y La maldición del titán— han ocupado el primer puesto en la lista de libros más vendidos del New York Times y Publishers Weekly. La versión cinematográfica del primer libro —a cargo de Chris Columbus, director de las dos primeras entregas de «Harry Potter»— se estrenará en todo el mundo en febrero de 2010

Ever ​since the gods of Ancient Egypt were unleashed in the modern world, Carter Kane and his sister Sadie have been in trouble. As descendants of the House of Life, the Kanes have some powers at their command, but the devious gods haven't given them much time to master their skills at Brooklyn House, which has become a training ground for young magicians. And now their most threatening enemy yet - the chaos snake Apophis - is rising. If they don't prevent him from breaking free in a few days' time, the world will come to an end. In other words, it's a typical week for the Kane family. To have any chance of battling the Forces of Chaos, the Kanes must revive the sun god Ra. But that would be a feat more powerful than any magician has ever accomplished. First they have to search the world for the three sections of the Book of Ra, then they have to learn how to chant its spells. Oh, and did we mention that no one knows where Ra is exactly? Narrated in two different wisecracking voices, featuring a large cast of new and unforgettable characters, and with adventures spanning the globe, this second installment in the Kane Chronicles is nothing short of a thrill ride.

Prvý ​diel novej trilógie Ricka Riordana (autora Percyho Jacksona)!Myslíte si, že je to zábava nechodiť do školy, večne lietať po celom svete, voziť si so sebou iba to, čo sa zmestí do jedného kufríka, a nemať žiadny poriadny domov? Vyvediem vás z omy lu!Volám sa Carter Kane a mám 14 rokov. Už šesť rokov cestujem z miesta na miesto so svojím otcom, známym egyptológom. Poriadne nepoznám ani svoju vlastnú sestru Sadie, ktorá žije so starými rodičmi v Londýne. Vídavame sa len dvakrát do roka a tentor az pre nás otec ešte navyše vymyslel extra nudnú prehliadku Britského múzea! Práve tu sa však začínajú naše najneobvyklejšie Vianoce, aké sme kedy so Sadie zažili. Zisťujeme desivú pravdu o našej rodine a spoznávame tajomných egyptských bohov oveľa l epšie než z otcových rozprávaní či exponátov v múzeu...Objavte staroveký Egypt zblízka, jeho mágiu, dobro i zlo a pripojte sa k dobrodružnej výprave súrodencov Kanovcov.

Magnus ​Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he's tracked down by an uncle he's never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. His uncle tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years. When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision. Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die . . .

Percy ​Jackson non sapeva di essere destinato a grandi imprese prima di vedere la professoressa di matematica trasformarsi in una Furia per tentare di ucciderlo. Le creature della mitologia greca e gli dei dell'Olimpo, in realtà, non sono scomparsi ma si sono semplicemente trasferiti a New York, più vivi e litigiosi di prima. Tanto che l'ultimo dei loro bisticci rischia di trascinare il mondo nel caos: qualcuno ha rubato la Folgore di Zeus, e qualcuno dovrà ritrovarla entro dieci giorni. Sarà proprio Percy a dover indagare sull'innocenza di Poseidone, dio del mare e padre perduto, che l'ha generato con una donna mortale facendo di lui un semidio. Nuove gesta e antichi nemici lo aspettano, e non saranno solo lo sguardo di Medusa e i capricci degli dei ad ostacolare la ricerca della preziosa refurtiva, ma le parole dell'Oracolo e il suo oscuro verdetto: un amico tradirà, e il suo gesto potrebbe essere fatale...

The ​Cahills aren't the only family searching for the Clues. . . . The Cahills thought they were the most powerful family the world had ever known. They thought they were the only ones who knew about Gideon Cahill and his Clues. The Cahills were wrong. Powerful enemies —the Vespers— have been waiting in the shadows. Now it’s their time to rise and the world will never be the same. In Vespers Rising, a brand new 39 Clues novel, bestselling authors Rick Riordan, Peter Lerangis, Gordon Korman and Jude Watson take on the hidden history of the Cahills and the Vespers, and the last, terrible legacy Grace Cahill leaves for Amy and Dan.

How ​do you punish an immortal? By making him human. After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disorientated, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favour. But Apollo has many enemies - gods, monsters and mortals who would love to see the former Olympian permanently destroyed. Apollo needs help, and he can think of only one place to go . . . an enclave of modern demigods known as Camp Half-Blood.

Since ​their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a "research experiment" at the British Museum, where he hopes to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives. Soon, Sadie and Carter discover that the gods of Egypt are waking, and the worst of them —Set— has his sights on the Kanes. To stop him, the siblings embark on a dangerous journey across the globe - a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.

In ​this installment, Riordan continues to enliven ancient mythology with wit, contemporary staging, and teenage heroics. Percy Jackson is now 14, a bit older and wiser, yet still entangled with the Fates. Friends, monsters, dysfunctional gods, and the romantic stirrings of all things natural and mythological are encountered. His good friend, if oft-time rival, Annabeth (daughter of Athena) is missing, as is Artemis, goddess of the hunt. Joined by best buddy Grover-the-goat-boy and an argumentative array of accomplices, Percy sets off to fulfill, and hopefully foil, the foreboding prophecy of the Oracle. Plagued by ominous dreams, thwarted by hideous monsters, and challenged by conflicting partnerships, the search party's success hinges on unlikely unity. The droll pitch is teen-perfect, as when Apollo heats up the scene by arriving in his fire-red Maserati, wearing jeans, a sleeveless T-shirt, and loafers. 'Wow,' Thalia muttered, 'Apollo is hot.' 'He's the sun god,' I said. 'That's not what I meant.' Intricate prophecies and relationships are neatly braided into the adventurous plot. Teachers will cheer for Percy Jackson and the Olympians as they inspire students to embrace Greek mythology and score the ultimate Herculean challenge: getting kids to read. All in all, a winner of Olympic proportions and a surefire read-aloud.

Jason ​erinnert sich an gar nichts – nicht einmal an seine besten Freunde Piper und Leo. Und was hat er in Camp Half-Blood zu suchen, wo angeblich nur Kinder von griechischen Göttern aufgenommen werden? Zu allem Überfluss gehören die drei Freunde laut Prophezeiung zu den legendären sieben Halbgöttern, die den Olymp vor dem Untergang bewahren sollen. Kein Problem – Leo treibt einen mechanischen Drachen als Transportmittel auf und los geht’s! Und dann gilt es auch noch einen seit längerem verschwundenen Halbgott zu finden, einen gewissen Percy Jackson ...