The Kane Chronicles The Complete Series

The Kane Chronicles  The Complete Series Author Rick Riordan
ISBN-10 9780141352039
Year 2013-07-04
Pages 1440
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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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 Kane Chronicles Box Set

The Kane Chronicles Box Set Author Rick Riordan
ISBN-10 1423199626
Year 2013-10-01
Pages 1472
Language en
Publisher Disney-Hyperion
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A collection fit for the (Egyptian) gods! All three paperback books in the blockbuster Kane Chronicles trilogy-The Red Pyramid, The Throne of Fire, and The Serpent's Shadow-are together at last in a beautiful package. This boxed set is sure to be treasured by readers of all ages, whether they're experiencing Sadie and Carter's amazing adventures for the first time or are faithful fans eager to devour the saga all over again.

The Kane Chronicles Survival Guide

The Kane Chronicles Survival Guide Author Rick Riordan
ISBN-10 9781423170631
Year 2012-03-20
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Disney Electronic Content
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Fans of The Kane Chronicles series will adore this gorgeous primer on the people, places, gods, and creatures found in Rick Riordan's #1 New York Times bestselling series. Featuring enough information and extras to satisfy avid followers and budding Egyptologists alike, this lavishly illustrated guide will cast a spell on readers of all ages.

The Serpent s Shadow The Kane Chronicles Book 3

The Serpent s Shadow  The Kane Chronicles Book 3 Author Rick Riordan
ISBN-10 9780141967547
Year 2012-05-01
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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The Kane Chronicles: The Serpent's Shadow is the final thrilling instalment in award-winning author 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.***

Demigods and Magicians

Demigods and Magicians Author Rick Riordan
ISBN-10 9780141367293
Year 2016-04-05
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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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.

The Throne of Fire The Kane Chronicles Book 2

The Throne of Fire  The Kane Chronicles Book 2 Author Rick Riordan
ISBN-10 9780141967530
Year 2011-05-03
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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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?

Cold Summer

Cold Summer Author Gwen Cole
ISBN-10 1510707662
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Sky Pony Press
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Today, he’s a high school dropout with no future. Tomorrow, he’s a soldier in World War II. Kale Jackson has spent years trying to control his time-traveling ability but hasn't had much luck. One day he lives in 1945, fighting in the war as a sharpshooter and helplessly watching soldiers--friends--die. Then the next day, he’s back in the present, where WWII has bled into his modern life in the form of PTSD, straining his relationship with his father and the few friends he has left. Every day it becomes harder to hide his battle wounds, both physical and mental, from the past. When the ex-girl-next-door, Harper, moves back to town, thoughts of what could be if only he had a normal life begin to haunt him. Harper reminds him of the person he was before the PTSD, which helps anchor him to the present. With practice, maybe Kale could remain in the present permanently and never step foot on a battlefield again. Maybe he can have the normal life he craves. But then Harper finds Kale’s name in a historical article--and he’s listed as a casualty of the war. Is Kale’s death inevitable? Does this mean that, one of these days, when Kale travels to the past, he may not come back? Kale knows now that he must learn to control his time-traveling ability to save himself and his chance at a life with Harper. Otherwise, he’ll be killed in a time where he doesn’t belong by a bullet that was never meant for him.

Evil Spy School

Evil Spy School Author Stuart Gibbs
ISBN-10 9781442494916
Year 2015-04-21
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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When Ben gets kicked out of the CIA’s spy school, he enrolls with the enemy. From New York Times bestselling author, Stuart Gibbs, this companion to the Edgar Award–nominated Spy School and Spy Camp is rife with action, adventure, and espionage. During a spy school game of Capture the Flag, twelve-year-old Ben Ripley somehow accidentally shoots a live mortar into the principal’s office—and immediately gets himself expelled. Not long after going back to the boring old real world, Ben gets recruited by evil crime organization SPYDER. And he accepts. As a new student in SPYDER’s evil spy school, which trains kids to become bad guys with classes like Counter Counterespionage and Laying Low 101, Ben does some secret spying of his own. He’s acting as unofficial undercover agent, and it becomes quickly apparent that SPYDER is planning something very big—and very evil. Ben can tell he’s a key part of the plan, but he’s not quite sure what the plan is. Can Ben figure out what SPYDER is up to—and get word to the good guys without getting caught—before it’s too late?

American Gods

American Gods Author Neil Gaiman
ISBN-10 9780755379927
Year 2011-11-10
Pages 521
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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American Gods by Neil Gaiman, the epic road trip novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Norse Mythology, is an imaginative masterpiece and now the hottest TV series of 2017 starring Ricky Whittle, IanMcShane and Gillian Anderson and broadcast on Amazon Prime Video in the UK. 'Gaiman is a treasure-house of story and we are lucky to have him' Stephen King. After three years in prison, Shadow has served his time. But as the days and hours until his release tick away, he can feel a storm brewing. Two days before his release date, his wife Laura dies in a mysterious car crash, in adulterous circumstances. Dazed, Shadow travels home, only to encounter the bizarre Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America. Together they embark on a very strange journey across the States, along the way solving the murders which have occurred every winter in one small American town. But the storm is about to break . . . Disturbing, gripping and profoundly strange, Gaiman's epic novel sees him on the road to the heart of America.

The Staff of Serapis

The Staff of Serapis Author Rick Riordan
ISBN-10 9780141356075
Year 2014-04-08
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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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...

Garre potter

Garre potter                                                       Author
ISBN-10 9780747545729
Year 2015-01-04
Pages 223
Language ru
Publisher Jasurbek
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По всем статьям, Гарри Поттер был весьма необычным ребёнком. Взять хотя бы то, что он ненавидел летние каникулы. Или то, что он искренне стремился выполнить каникулярные домашние задания, но был вынужден заниматься этим тайно, под покровом ночи. А ещё он был колдун. Уже почти наступила полночь, а Гарри, как тентом укрывшись с головой одеялом и держа в руке карманный фонарик, лежал на животе на кровати. Перед ним, подпёртая подушкой, стояла раскрытая книга в кожаной обложке («История магии» Батильды Жукпук). Гарри водил кончиком орлиного пера над страницей и, насупив брови, пытался выискать в книге что-нибудь, что помогло бы закончить сочинение на тему «Бессмысленность сожжения ведьм в четырнадцатом столетии — обсуждение». Перо зависло над подходящим параграфом. Гарри поправил на носу круглые очки, поднёс фонарик поближе к книге и прочитал: Не владеющие магией люди (более известные как муглы) в средние века особенно сильно боялись колдовства, однако не обладали даром распознавать оное. В тех редких случаях, когда им удавалось поймать настоящих ведьм или колдунов, сожжение не приносило ожидаемого результата. Колдун или ведьма в этом случае прибегали к базовому Пламезамораживающему Заклятию, а затем притворно вопили от боли, в действительности испытывая лишь легкую щекотку. Например, Везучка Венделин так любила жариться на костре, что позволяла отловить себя не менее сорока семи раз, разумеется, под разными обличьями. Гарри зажал перо зубами и полез под подушку за чернильницей и свитком пергамента. Медленно и очень осторожно он отвинтил крышечку, обмакнул перо в чернильницу и начал писать, постоянно останавливаясь и прислушиваясь — если бы кто-то из Дурслеев по пути в ванную услышал скрип пера, то Гарри, скорее всего, заперли бы в шкафу под лестницей до самого конца каникул. Из-за семейства Дурслеев, проживавшего в доме № 4 по Бирючиновой аллее, Гарри и ненавидел летние каникулы. Дядя Вернон, тётя Петуния и их сын Дудли были единственной оставшейся у Гарри родней. Они были муглы, и им было свойственно в высшей степени средневековое отношение к колдовству. О погибших родителях Гарри — а они как раз были колдун и ведьма — в стенах дома на Бирючиновой аллее упоминать не полагалось. Многие годы тётя Петуния и дядя Вернон пребывали в убеждении: если держать Гарри в как можно более забитом состоянии, то из него удастся выбить волшебные способности. К их великому возмущению, ничего не вышло. Теперь им приходилось жить в постоянном страхе: вдруг кто-нибудь узнает, что племянник вот уже два года учится в «Хогварце», школе колдовства и ведьминских искусств. Всё, что они могли предпринять в качестве превентивной меры, так это с самого начала каникул запереть в шкафу книги заклинаний, волшебную палочку, котёл и метлу и запретить мальчику разговаривать с соседями. Недоступность учебников была для Гарри настоящим бедствием, потому что в «Хогварце» много задавали на каникулы. Одна из работ, особенно сложная, про уменьшительные отвары, предназначалась для самого нелюбимого учителя, профессора Злея, а тот был бы в восторге, найдись у него повод наложить на Гарри суровое взыскание на месяц-другой. У Гарри не было выбора — пришлось воспользоваться первым же удобным случаем. В самом начале каникул, пока дядя Вернон, тётя Петуния и Дудли

The Crown of Ptolemy

The Crown of Ptolemy Author Rick Riordan
ISBN-10 9780141360638
Year 2015-03-31
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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The third demigod-magician crossover story in the action-packed world of Percy Jackson Trouble 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 audio recording by Rick Riordan and a sneak peak from The Sword of Summer, the first in Rick Riordan's brand-new series, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard!

The Son of Sobek

The Son of Sobek Author Rick Riordan
ISBN-10 9780141350004
Year 2013-05-07
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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An exciting new short story from Rick Riordan where Carter Kane meets Percy Jackson!

Gods in Darkness

Gods in Darkness Author Karl Edward Wagner
ISBN-10 189238924X
Year 2002
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Nightshade Book
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Kane An immortal, cursed to wander the Earth until he is destroyed by the violence that he himself has created. A warrior and statesman: As comfortable in the shadowy halls of courtly intrigue as he is on the bloody battlefields where those intrigue's inevitably play themselves out. Karl Edward Wagner's complex and compelling character of Kane redefines the boundaries of heroic fantasy, and stands besides Michael Moorcock's Elric, and Fritz Leiber's Fafhrd and Gray Mouser as one of the most idiosyncratic and compelling characters of the fantasy genre. Gods in Darkness gathers together in one volume the complete novels of Kane.