Honestly, blowing up another school was the last thing I wanted to do. As the son of a Greek god, I've had my share of near-death disaster. This summer, I didn't choose to battle the cheerleading squad, but when two hissing she-devils with fangs are heading straight for you, what's a half-blood meant to do? That was just the beginning. This is the one where my arch-enemy, Luke, is looking for a way to invade our camp via an ancient labyrinth. If he succeeds, thousands of bloodthirsty monsters will attack. So it's goodbye sunshine, hello darkness as four of us descend into the terrifying underground and beyond . . .Gripping, funny and hugely original - readers aged 9+ will be desperate for more in this award-winning series.
Percy Jackson, the young demi-god, is back for his second exciting adventure in the bestselling series by Rick Riordan.You can't tell by looking at me that my dad is Poseidon, God of the Sea. It's not easy being a half-blood these days. You mortals can't even see the monsters we have to fight all the time. So when a game of dodgeball turned into a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants, I couldn't exactly ask my gym teacher for help. And that was just for starters. This is the one where Camp Half Blood is under attack, and unless I get my hands on the Golden Fleece, the whole camp will be invaded by monsters. Big ones. Can Percy survive the treacherous Sea of Monsters and restore order to Half-Blood Hill?
In this action-packed collection, runaway demigods Luke and Thalia face untold dangers on their way to Camp Half-Blood. Percy Jackson and Annabeth must rescue stolen goods from a fire-breathing giant who doesn't take kindly to intruders. And Leo, Piper, and Jason have to dodge a band of party-loving Maenads and stave off an explosion - in one hour or less . . .Discover three never-before-seen short stories starring the Heroes of Olympus and Percy Jackson. PLUS original art, character interviews, puzzles and much more.
A brilliant new adventure series from the best-selling author of Percy Jackson.Carter and Sadie have nothing in common but their parents: their father Dr. Julius Kane, a brilliant Egyptologist, and their mother, a famed archaeologist who died under mysterious circumstances when they were young.The siblings barely know each other, but one night, their father brings them together at the British Museum, promising a 'research experiment' that will set things right for their family.His plans go horribly wrong.An explosion unleashes an ancient evil - the Egyptian god Set who banishes Dr. Kane to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives. Now orphaned, Carter and Sadie must embark on a dangerous quest - from Cairo to Paris to the American Southwest, to save their father and stop Set from destroying everything they care about . . .
The third book in the most exciting commercial fantasy adventure series since Artemis Fowl.It's the last Friday before the winter holidays but Percy Jackson isn't at school: he's battling the fearsome Manticore (half human, half lion), which in itself isn't ideal . . . but with Annabeth missing and the goddess of the hunt held captive, things get a whole lot more serious . . .Greek mythology relocated to modern-day America. Action-packed, funny, accessible writing for both boys and girls aged 10+. Perfect for fans of Harry Potter and Artemis Fowl.
Percy Jackson, the young demi-god, is back for his fifth fantastic adventure in the bestselling series by Rick Riordan.The greatest monster of all, the storm giant Typhon, is on the loose, wreaking havoc and destruction across the U.S. - while Kronos's army lays siege to Manhattan. Soon Percy Jackson must make the hardest choice of his life - a choice that will save or destroy the world.
EVER since the gods of Ancient Egypt were unleashed on the modern world, Carter Kane and his sister, Sadie, have been in big trouble.As descendants of the magical House of Life, they command certain powers. But now a terrifying enemy - Apophis, the giant snake of chaos - is rising. If Carter and Sadie don't destroy him, the world will end in five days' time. And in order to battle the forces of chaos, they must revive the sun god Ra - a feat no magician has ever achieved. Because first they must search the world for the three sections of the Book of Ra, then they have to learn how to chant its spells . . .Can the Kanes destroy Apophis before he swallows the sun and plunges the earth into darkness . . . forever?
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is the first bestselling book in Rick Riordan's phenomenally successful Percy Jackson series - now with a new cover look.
Half boy. Half God. ALL Hero.
Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God.
I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. Now I spend my time battling monsters and generally trying to stay alive. This is the one where Zeus, God of the Sky, thinks I've stolen his lightning bolt - and making Zeus angry is a very bad idea. RICK RIORDAN IS THE MYTHMASTER
The Greek Gods are alive and kicking - go to www.rickriordanmythmaster.co.uk and see for yourself
'It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up' Sunday Times
Books by Rick Riordan:
The Percy Jackson series:
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters
Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse
Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth
Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian
Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files
The Heroes of Olympus series:
The Lost Hero
The Son Of Neptune
The Mark of Athena
The House of Hades
The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Files
The Kane Chronicles series:
The Red Pyramid
The Throne of Fire
The Serpent's Shadow
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?
The perfect companion to this megaselling series - essential reading for all young demigods!In these top-secret files, Rick Riordan, Camp Half-Blood's senior scribe, gives you an inside look at the world of demigods that NO regular human child is allowed to see.These highly classified archives include three of Percy Jackson's most perilous adventures, a Spotter's Guide to Monsters, a Who's Who in Greek mythology, Percy's Summer Camp report and much more.So, if you're armed with this book, you'll have everything you need to know to keep you alive in your training. Your own adventures have just begun . . .
ONE FATAL PROPHECY
SEVEN BRAVE DEMIGODS
A QUEST TO FIND - AND CLOSE - THE DOORS OF DEATH.
Annabeth felt as if someone had draped a cold washcloth across her neck. She heard that whispering laughter again, as if the presence had followed her from the ship.She looked up at the Argo II. Its massive bronze hull glittered in the sunlight.Part of her wanted to kidnap Percy right now, get on board and get out of here while they still could.She couldn't shake the feeling that something was about to go terribly wrong. She couldn't risk losing Percy again.RICK RIORDAN IS THE MYTHMASTER
The Greek Gods are alive and kicking - go to www.rickriordanmythmaster.co.uk and see for yourself
An incredible, brand-new spin-off series from the best-selling creator of Percy Jackson.OLD ENEMIES AWAKEN AS CAMP HALF-BLOOD'S NEW ARRIVALS PREPARE FOR WAR When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods - despite the monsters roaming the woods and demigods practising archery with flaming arrows and explosives.But rumours of a terrible curse - and a missing hero - are flying around camp.
It seems Jason, Piper and Leo are the chosen ones to embark on a terrifying new quest, which they must complete by the winter solstice. In just four days time. Can the trio succeed on this deadly mission - and what must they sacrifice in order to survive?
The SECOND title in this number one, bestselling spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan.This crazy messed up world of gods and monsters is Percy Jackson's reality, which pretty much sucks for him.Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, God of the Sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die.But they're the least of his problems. Because Percy finds himself at a camp for half-bloods, which doesn't ring any bells for him. There's just one name he remembers from his past. Annabeth. Only one thing is certain - Percy's questing days aren't over. He and fellow demigods Frank and Hazel must face the most important quest of all: the Prophecy of Seven.If they fail, it's not just their camp at risk. Percy's old life, the gods, and the entire world might be destroyed . . .
The stakes have never been higher. If Percy Jackson and Annabeth fail in their quest, there'll be hell on Earth. Literally.Wandering the deadly realm of Tartarus, every step leads them further into danger. And, if by some miracle they do make it to the Doors of Death, there's a legion of bloodthirsty monsters waiting for them.Meanwhile, Hazel and the crew of the Argo II have a choice: to stop a war or save their friends. Whichever road they take one thing is certain - in the Underworld, evil is inescapable.
"If you like horror shows, bloodbaths, lying, stealing, backstabbing and cannibalism, then read on..." Who could tell the true stories of the gods and goddesses of Olympus better than modern-day demigod Percy Jackson? In this action-packed tour of Greek mythology, Percy gives his hilarious personal views on the feuds, fights and love affairs of the Olympians. Want to know how Zeus came to be top god? How many times Kronos ate one of his own kids? How Athena literally burst out of another god's head? It's all here in black and white...
Though the Greek and Roman crew members of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen - all of them - and they're stronger than ever. The gods, still suffering from multiple personality disorder, are useless. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea's army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. They have sacrificed too much already. And if Gaea wakes, it is game over . . .
Annabeth Chase is about to encounter more than she expects in the New York subway: a vicious two-headed monster and a young, blonde girl with mysterious powers - Sadie Kane! Together, magician and demigod must face Serapis, a terrifying god who draws his power from both Greek and Egyptian mythology and is bent on global conquest...
All five novels in the bestselling, blockbuster Percy Jackson series, collected in one stunning digital edition.I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. 'Look, I didn't want to be a Half-Blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God.'Percy Jackson: The Complete Series includes all five novels in the action-packed, electrifying series from Rick Riordan: The Lightning Thief, The Sea of Monsters, The Titan's Curse, The Battle of the Labyrinth, and The Last Olympian.Now I spend my time battling monsters and generally trying to stay alive.
Angry Gods. Cannibal Giants. Ancient Labyrinths. Untold Evils. It's not easy being a demigod.Rick Riordan has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwideThe Percy Jackson series has sold over 1.25 million copies in the UK alone
Don't miss any of the explosive action in the thrilling Kane Chronicles Trilogy, collected in one digital edition for the first time.The Kane Chronicles: The Complete Series includes all three novels in the bestselling, electrifying adventure series: The Red Pyramid, The Throne of Fire, and The Serpent's Shadow.'I guess it started the night our dad blew up The British Museum...'Carter and Sadie's dad is a brilliant Egyptologist with a secret plan that goes horribly wrong. They must embark on a terrifying quest from Cairo and Paris to the American South-west, and discover their family's connection to the House of Life.The pharaohs of Ancient Egypt are far from dead and buried. And so, unfortunately, are their gods . . .Rick Riordan has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwide With all the action, humour and excitement you'd expect from Rick Riordan, author of the bestselling Percy Jackson series.
The third demigod-magician crossover story in the action-packed world of Percy JacksonTrouble is brewing on Governor's Island...An ancient Egyptian magician is back from the dead, experimenting with powerful magic and trying to become a god himself. It's more than Percy Jackson can handle alone - but when he teams up with Annabeth, Carter and Sadie, they find their usual weapons and spells aren't strong enough this time. Can they rise to the challenge and take down this wannabe god, before it's too late?Now includes an exclusive sneak preview from The Sword of Summer, the first in Rick Riordan's brand-new series, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard.
The first book in the incredible new series from the author of Percy Jackson, the Kane Chronicles and Heroes of Olympus.My name is Magnus Chase. I'm orphaned and living rough on the streets of Boston. And things are about to get much worse.My day started out normally enough. I was sleeping under a bridge when some guy kicked me awake and said, 'They're after you.' Next thing I know, I'm reunited with my obnoxious uncle, who casually informs me that my long-lost father is a Norse god.Nothing normal about that. And it turns out the gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Apparently, if I can't find the sword my father lost two thousand years ago, there will be doom. Doomsday, to be precise.A fire giant attacking the city?Immortal warriors hacking each other to pieces?Unkillable wolves with glowing eyes?It's all coming up.But first I'm going to die. This is the story of how my life goes downhill from there...
Join Percy Jackson, Annabeth Chase and Carter and Sadie Kane as they do battle with an ancient Egyptian magician determined to become a god. Against impossible odds, the four demigods and magicians team up to prevent the apocalypse.Contains the short stories The Son of Sobek, The Staff of Serapis and The Crown of Ptolemy, together in one volume for the first time.Plus, read an exciting extract from The Sword of Summer, the first book in Rick Riordan's latest series, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard.
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.