Author(s): Rick Riordan
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 - and now my arch-enemy Luke wants 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 . . . 'Riordan takes the reader back to the stories we love, then shakes the cobwebs out of them.' Eoin ColferPraise for the Percy Jackson series-'One of the books of the year . . . vastly entertaining.' Independent'A fantastic blend of myth and modern. Rick Riordan takes the reader back to the stories we love, then shakes the cobwebs out of them.' Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl'A fast-paced, entertaining read.' Guardian'Riordan delivers puns, jokes and subtle wit, alongside a gripping storyline. Sunday Telegraph'Unputdownable.' Irish Times'Witty and inspired. Gripping, touching and deliciously satirical.' Amanda Craig, The Times'Cool, mad and very funny!' FlipsideRick Riordan is the Myth Master. The Greek Gods are alive and kicking - go to www.rickriordanmythmaster.co.uk and see for yourself.
Riordan takes the reader back to the stories we love; then shakes the cobwebs out of them -- Eoin Colfer
Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Rick's first novel featuring the heroic young demigod, was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006.