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Rick Riordan - Author

About the Author

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.

Featured books by Rick Riordan

The House of Hades

The House of Hades

Author: Rick Riordan Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2013

The House of Hades is the fourth book in the bestselling Heroes of Olympus series, set in the action-packed world of Percy Jackson. 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. A cracking read . (Sunday Express). Explosive . (Big Issue). Action-packed . (Telegraph). 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 and is now a blockbuster film franchise, starring Logan Lerman.

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Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead (Book 3)

Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead (Book 3)

Author: Rick Riordan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2017

Rick Riordan's Norse hero faces his greatest challenge yet in the final instalment of the series. Loki the trickster god is free from his chains. Now he's readying Naglfar, the Ship of the Dead, armed with a host of giants and zombies, to sail against the Norse gods and begin the final battle of Ragnarok. It's up to Magnus Chase and his friends to stop Loki's plans, but to do so they will have to sail across the oceans of Midgard, Jotunheim and Niflheim in a desperate race to reach Naglfar before it's ready to sail on Midsummer's Day. Along the way, they will face angry sea gods, hostile giants, and an evil fire-breathing dragon who happens to be a former acquaintance. But Magnus's biggest challenge will be facing his own inner demons. To defeat Loki, Magnus will need to use words, not force. This will require finding a magical elixir so deadly that it will either make Magnus Chase powerful enough to out-talk the silver-tongued Loki, or destroy Magnus utterly.

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3: The Ship of the Dead

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3: The Ship of the Dead

Author: Rick Riordan Format: eBook Release Date: 03/10/2017

Magnus Chase, a once-homeless teen, is a resident of the Hotel Valhalla and one of Odin's chosen warriors. As the son of Frey, the god of summer, fertility, and health, Magnus isn't naturally inclined to fighting. But he has strong and steadfast friends, including Hearthstone the elf, Blitzen the dwarf, and Samirah the Valkyrie, and together they have achieved brave deeds, such as defeating Fenris Wolf and battling giants for Thor's hammer, Mjolnir. Now Magnus faces his most dangerous trial yet. Loki is free from his chains. He's readyingNaglfar, the Ship of the Dead, complete with a host of giants and zombies, to sail against the Asgardian gods and begin the final battle of Ragnarok. It's up to Magnus and his friends to stop him, but to do so they will have to sail across the oceans of Midgard, Jotunheim, and Niflheim in a desperate race to reachNaglfarbefore it's ready to sail. Along the way, they will face angry sea gods, hostile giants, and an evil fire-breathing dragon. But Magnus's biggest challenge will be facing his own inner demons. Does he have what it takes to outwit the wily trickster god?

Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor (Book 2)

Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor (Book 2)

Author: Rick Riordan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2017

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.

Die Abenteuer des Apollo 1: Das verborgene Orakel

Die Abenteuer des Apollo 1: Das verborgene Orakel

Author: Rick Riordan Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2017

Der Gott Apollo fallt vom Himmel direkt in ein paar Mulltonnen - er ist bei Zeus in Ungnade gefallen und wurde zur Strafe seiner Unsterblichkeit beraubt! Prompt wird er auch noch uberfallen, doch zum Gluck springt ihm Meg zur Seite - frech, kampflustig, hochstens zwolf und zweifelsfrei eine Halbgottin. Zusammen machen sie sich auf nach Camp Half-Blood, doch dort lauern weitere Gefahren. Und noch dazu funktioniert das Orakel von Delphi nicht mehr, denn es ist immer noch von Apollos altem Feind Python besetzt ...Neue Abenteuer aus der Welt der Gotter, und auch mit Percy Jackson gibt es ein Wiedersehen!

Magnus Chase 2: Der Hammer des Thor

Magnus Chase 2: Der Hammer des Thor

Author: Rick Riordan Format: eBook Release Date: 26/05/2017

Der Donnergott Thor hat mal wieder seinen Hammer verloren - die starkste Waffe in allen Neun Welten! Und diesmal ist er zu allem Ubel in Feindeshande geraten. Magnus und seine Freunde mussen den Hammer so schnell wie moglich zuruckholen, denn ohne ihn ist die Welt der Sterblichen einem Angriff der Riesen wehrlos ausgeliefert. Der Weltuntergang Ragnarok droht! Als Verbundeten braucht Magnus ausgerechnet den gerissenen Gott Loki - doch der Preis fur seine Hilfe ist hoch ...Alle Bande der Magnus-Chase-Serie:Magnus Chase Das Schwert der SommersMagnus Chase Der Hammer des ThorMagnus Chase Das Schiff der Toten

Camp Half-Blood Confidential

Camp Half-Blood Confidential

Author: Rick Riordan Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2017

A companion guide to THE TRIALS OF APOLLO series, set in the world of PERCY JACKSON. Camp Half-Blood FYI is the funny insider's guide to the demigod training camp in Long Island, narrated by none other than Percy Jackson himself, and other favourite characters will be heard from, too. In response to an awful camp orientation video created by the god Apollo, Percy Jackson and other residents of Camp Half-Blood answer such questions as What is this place? and Do I get to keep the T-shirt? Newbies can check out the section on the Divine Cabins, read up on Magical Landmarks, and consult the chapter of Training Arenas. But Camp Half-Blood Confidential explores much more than just the buildings and grounds. It includes info that can only be learned from those who live there. For instance, campers do not always co-exist in peace and harmony. The camp is not run with superior efficiency. Prophecies do not flow forth with great regularity. Sprinkled throughout are stories from heroes who have called Camp Half-Blood home or just passed through on their way to places unknown. Chiron himself introduces the book with a brief history of training based on his millennia of experience. And, of course, divine words of wisdom from the god Apollo himself are included, because the demigod authors would prefer not to be struck down by him, thank you very much.

Camp Half-Blood Confidential

Camp Half-Blood Confidential

Author: Rick Riordan Format: eBook Release Date: 04/05/2017

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Camp Half-Blood Confidential by Rick Riordan, read by Jesse Bernstein. Camp Half-Blood FYI will follow on the heels of THE DARK PROPHECY, a treat for readers who want to stay in the world of Apollo and Percy Jackson. This funny insiders guide to the demigod training camp in Long Island will be narrated by none other than Percy Jackson himself, and other favourite characters will be heard from, too. In response to an awful camp orientation video created by the god Apollo, Percy Jackson and other residents of Camp Half-Blood answer such questions as What is this place? and Do I get to keep the T-shirt? Newbies can check out the section on the Divine Cabins, read up on Magical Landmarks, and consult the chapter of Training Arenas. But Camp Half-Blood Confidential explores much more than just the buildings and grounds. It includes info that can only be learned from those who live there. For instance, campers do not always co-exist in peace and harmony. The camp is not run with superior efficiency. Prophecies do not flow forth with great regularity. Sprinkled throughout are stories from heroes who have called Camp Half-Blood home or just passed through on their way to places unknown. Chiron himself introduces the book with a brief history of training based on his millennia of experience. And, of course, divine words of wisdom from the god Apollo himself are included, because the demigod authors would prefer not to be struck down by him, thank you very much.

From Percy Jackson: Camp Half-Blood Confidential

From Percy Jackson: Camp Half-Blood Confidential

Author: Rick Riordan Format: eBook Release Date: 02/05/2017

In response to an awful camp orientation video created by the god Apollo, Percy Jackson and other residents of Camp Half-Blood answer such questions as "e;Whatisthis place?"e; and "e;Do I get to keep the T-shirt?"e; Newbies can check out the section on the Divine Cabins, read up on Magical Landmarks, and consult the chapter of Training Arenas. ButCamp Half-Blood Confidentialexplores much more than just the buildings and grounds. It includes info that can only be learned from those who live there. For instance, campers donotalways co-exist in peace and harmony. The camp isnotrun with superior efficiency. Prophecies donotflow forth with great regularity. Sprinkled throughout are stories from heroes who have called Camp Half-Blood home or just passed through on their way to places unknown. Chiron himself introduces the book with a brief history of training based on his millennia of experience. And, of course, there are divine words of wisdom from the god Apollo himself, because . . . well, because the demigod authors would prefer not to be struck down, thank you very much.

Dark Prophecy (The Trials of Apollo Book 2)

Dark Prophecy (The Trials of Apollo Book 2)

Author: Rick Riordan Format: eBook Release Date: 02/05/2017

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan, read by Robbie Daymond. The god Apollo, cast down to earth and trapped in the form of a gawky teenage boy as punishment, must set off on the second of his harrowing (and hilarious) trials. He and his companions seek the ancient oracles - restoring them is the only way for Apollo to reclaim his place on Mount Olympus - but this is easier said than done. Somewhere in the American Midwest is a haunted cave that may hold answers for Apollo in his quest to become a god again . . . if it doesnt kill him or drive him insane first. Standing in Apollos way is the second member of the evil Triumvirate - a Roman emperor whose love of bloodshed and spectacle makes even Nero look tame. To survive the encounter, Apollo will need the help of a now-mortal goddess, a bronze dragon, and some familiar demigod faces from Camp Half-Blood. With them by his side, can Apollo face down the greatest challenge of his four thousand years of existence?

Trials of Apollo, Book Two: The Dark Prophecy

Trials of Apollo, Book Two: The Dark Prophecy

Author: Rick Riordan Format: eBook Release Date: 02/05/2017

Zeus has punished his son Apollo--god of the sun, music, archery, poetry, and more--by casting him down to earth in the form of a gawky, acne-covered sixteen-year-old mortal named Lester. The only way Apollo can reclaim his rightful place on Mount Olympus is by restoring several Oracles that have gone dark. What is affecting the Oracles, and how can Apollo/Lester do anything about them without his powers? After experiencing a series of dangerous--and frankly, humiliating--trials at Camp Half-Blood, Lester must now leave the relative safety of the demigod training ground and embark on a hair-raising journey across North America. Somewhere in the American Midwest, he and his companions must find the most dangerous Oracle from ancient times: a haunted cave that may hold answers for Apollo in his quest to become a god again--if it doesn't kill him or drive him insane first. Standing in Apollo's way is the second member of the evil Triumvirate, a Roman emperor whose love of bloodshed and spectacle makes even Nero look tame. To survive the encounter, Apollo will need the help of son of Hephaestus Leo Valdez, the now-mortal sorceress Calypso, the bronze dragon Festus, and other unexpected allies--some familiar, some new--from the world of demigods. Come along for what promises to be a harrowing, hilarious, and haiku-filled ride. . . .

The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo Book 1)

The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo Book 1)

Author: Rick Riordan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2017

The latest series from international bestselling author, Rick Riordan He was once an immortal God. Now, he's a teenage boy called Lester. Apollo has angered his father Zeus for the last time. So, how do you punish an immortal? By making him human. Obviously. Cast down from Olympus, he's weak, disorientated and stuck in New York City as a teenage boy. It's the first time he's been without his powers, and he has to survive in the modern world. Which isn't an easy feat for a four-thousand-year old deity, especially one with as many enemies as he has. Apollo needs help, and he can only think of one place to go . . . an enclave of modern demigods known as Camp Half-Blood. __________ More 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 Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Files The Kane Chronicles series: The Red Pyramid The Throne of Fire The Serpent's Shadow The Magnus Chase Series: Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead

The Son of Neptune: The Graphic Novel (Heroes of Olympus Book 2)

The Son of Neptune: The Graphic Novel (Heroes of Olympus Book 2)

Author: Rick Riordan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2017

The bestselling Heroes of Olympus title by Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan - now in stunning graphic novel form! Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, has 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. One thing is certain - Percy's adventuring days aren't over. He faces the most important quest of all: the Prophecy of Seven. If he fails, it's not just their camp at risk. Percy's old life, the gods, and the entire world might be destroyed . . .

Percy Jackson - Auf Monsterjagd mit den Geschwistern Kane (Percy Jackson )

Percy Jackson - Auf Monsterjagd mit den Geschwistern Kane (Percy Jackson )

Author: Rick Riordan Format: eBook Release Date: 10/01/2017

Die Welten der alten Gotter uberlappen sich - und es gibt bose Machte, die sich das zunutze machen wollen! Zum Gluck treffen Percy und Annabeth angesichts der neuen Gefahren auf die Geschwister Kane, Nachkommen eines machtigen Pharaos. Denn sie brauchen die Magie beider Welten, der griechischen und der agyptischen, um das Bose abzuwehren. Neue Monster und ganz neue Abenteuer warten auf sie!Enthlt drei actiongeladene Geschichten aus der Welt der Mythologie: Der Sohn des Sobek; Der Zauberstab des Serapis; Die Krone des Ptolemus.Alle Bnde der Percy-Jackson-Serie:Percy Jackson - Diebe im Olymp (Band 1)Percy Jackson - Im Bann des Zyklopen (Band 2)Percy Jackson - Der Fluch des Titanen (Band 3)Percy Jackson - Die Schlacht um das Labyrinth (Band 4)Percy Jackson - Die letzte Gttin (Band 5)Percy Jackson - Auf Monsterjagd mit den Geschwistern Kane(Sonderband)Percy Jackson erzhlt: Griechische GttersagenPercy Jackson erzhlt: Griechische HeldensagenUnd dann geht es weiter mit den "e;Helden des Olymp"e;!

Percy Jackson erzahlt: Griechische Heldensagen

Percy Jackson erzahlt: Griechische Heldensagen

Author: Rick Riordan Format: eBook Release Date: 20/10/2016

Warum braucht Perseus eine Umarmung? Was hat Herkules angestellt? Und wer schlug Medusa den Kopf ab? Noch einmal offnet Percy Jackson die Buchse der Pandora. Und dieses Mal bringt er die tragischen Ereignisse, ruhmreichen Taten und kuhnen Abenteuer der griechischen Helden auf den Tisch. In bester Percy-Manier erzahlt er urkomisch und kenntnisreich von Herkules, Orpheus und Co. und lasst dabei keine Frage unbeantwortet. Ein waghalsig-komisches Leseabenteuer!Alle Bande der Percy-Jackson-Serie:Percy Jackson - Diebe im Olymp (Band 1)Percy Jackson - Im Bann des Zyklopen (Band 2)Percy Jackson - Der Fluch des Titanen (Band 3)Percy Jackson - Die Schlacht um das Labyrinth (Band 4)Percy Jackson - Die letzte Gttin (Band 5)Percy Jackson - Auf Monsterjagd mit den Geschwistern Kane(Sonderband)Percy Jackson erzhlt: Griechische GttersagenPercy Jackson erzhlt: Griechische HeldensagenUnd dann geht es weiter mit den "e;Helden des Olymp"e;!

Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer (Book 1)

Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer (Book 1)

Author: Rick Riordan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

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...

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book Two: The Hammer of Thor

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book Two: The Hammer of Thor

Author: Rick Riordan Format: eBook Release Date: 04/10/2016

Thor's hammer is missingagain. 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 isveryhigh.From the Compact Disc edition.