The Kane Chronicles: The Serpent´s Shadow is the final thrilling instalment in award-winning author and Percy Jackson creator Rick Riordan´s Kane Chronicles trilogy. Is their inherited magic enough to battle against the most powerful mythical forces that Egypt´s gods have to throw at them? CARTER AND SADIE KANE, descendants of the magical House of Life, are in pretty big trouble. Despite their bravest efforts, Apophis, the giant snake of Chaos, is still threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness. Now the Kanes must do something no magician has ever managed - defeat Apophis himself. No pressure there then. Battling against the forces of Chaos, their only hope is an ancient spell - but the magic has been lost for a millennia. Will they find the serpent´s shadow, or will they be led to their deaths in the depths of the Underworld? Rick Riordan has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwide Praise for The Kane Chronicles: The Serpent´s Shadow: ´Storytelling that will get readers hooked´ - Philip Ardagh, The Guardian ´Witty and inspired. Gripping, touching and deliciously satirical.´ - Times Rick Riordan is the award-winning writer of the Percy Jackson series, The Kane Chronicles and the Heroes of Olympus series. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief was the overall winner of the Red House Children´s Book Award in 2006, and made into a blockbuster film starring Sean Bean, Pierce Brosnan and Uma Thurman in 2010. The series has gone on to become a chart-topping success. Check out The Kane Chronicles website at www.kanechronicles.co.uk for games, puzzles, author interviews and much more.
The Serpent´s Shadow:DAW Mercedes Lackey
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Barcelona, Summer 2003.Three women are sacrificed to an unknown purpose, skin carved with a cryptic alphabet, tongues cut from their mouths. Sent beautiful, sinister letters – clues, or confessions? – Inspector Fabregat cannot decipher the warnings within. As Barcelona explodes in revelry on the Festival of St Joan, Natalia Hernandez, flower of the National Theatre and Catalan idol, lies broken on the steps of the Cathedral. The city bays for blood, Fabregat chases a shadow-like suspect and signs that whisper of secrets beyond his grasp. Barcelona, Winter 2014. Anna Verco – academic, book thief, savant – unearths letters hidden for centuries from a lightning-struck chapel in Mallorca. What they reveal compels her and Fabregat to reignite the Hernandez investigation. Every page she turns conceals a coded message; every street she treads leads her deeper into the labyrinth. As Fabregat baits her with suspects, and threats darken her steps, Anna hunts her own prey – the book that began it all, a medieval revelation written in the language of witches and alchemists: The Serpent Papers. Anna believes this book will unlock the mystery. She does not yet know she is the key. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lauren Saunders. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/002387/bk_boli_002387_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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