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Five young people, led by Matt, a troubled orphan, find that saving the world from an evil force depends on them. Scarier more supernatural series from the author of the Alex Rider series.

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Nightrise (The Gatekeepers Series #3)

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Overview

Five young people, led by Matt, a troubled orphan, find that saving the world from an evil force depends on them. Scarier more supernatural series from the author of the Alex Rider series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780606002233
  • Publisher: San Val, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Series: Gatekeepers Series , #3
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
  • Pages: 365
  • Sales rank: 1,446,227
  • Age range: 12 - 15 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Horowitz
Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz is the author of one previous book for teens: The Devil and His Boy, which received glowing reviews all around. He is also the author of several plays and television screenplays in his native England.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2008

    A reviewer

    I loved this book. It started out kind of slow, and it was hard to get interested in a new character, but it was still a really good book. I'm a huge Anthony Horowitz fan, he did an amazing job painting a vivid picture of the characters and their surroundings. I recommend this series to all long time sci-fi fans and anyone looking to get into sci-fi for the first time.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2008

    best one yet

    i read the first 2 of the series and couldnt wait for this one to come out i rea dit and i say this is the best of the series

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2007

    Outstanding

    Outstanding

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2007

    Outstanding

    When i first started reading these books i thought they were kind of wierd and unbeleviable but then i realizied thats why i liked them so much and gave them such a high rating. they were suspenceful and always felt you on the edge of you seat wanting more. I CAN'T WAIT TO READ THE NEXT SERIE

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2013

    Good

    Love the gatekeepers

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  • Posted May 31, 2013

    Highly recommend!!

    I bought this series because it was set up on a display at my local Barnes & Nobels store... I started reading the first book and I was hooked!!! I'm currently on the fourth book and I can't put it down... I have passed the first 3 to my sister and now a co-worker and they are all hooked now as well!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2013

    Amazing book

    This book is very good Iwould recommend it to anyone. It has a lot of action too.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2013

    Get ready for some awesome books cause the gatekeeper series is here!!!!!

    Really exciting, action packt dont forget to read the other books."Raven's Gate""Evil Star" and "NightRise"

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    Best ever!!!!!!!!!!!

    3 words: BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Couldn't get enough of it!
    My mom is torturing me by not letting me get the nrxt book!
    Cruel, right?!
    TORTURE!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2012

    Amazing

    My brother got me to read the first book and after that i got addicted to them. I love how Anthony Horowitz leaves a bit of a mystery between things. I cant waulit to read the rest of this series. One of the best series ever.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2011

    Great read!

    My son couldn't put it down...he's asking when the next one will be out. This comes from a hesitant reader.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2011

    Recommend

    I really wish to see this in nookbook form!

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  • Posted January 18, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Cool Book!!!

    When I first picked up Nightrise, I doubted whether or not this book was as good as the rest of the series called The Power of Five, but after a few pages of the story I knew that this was building up to be a great novel. Just like Raven's Gate and Evil Star, Nightrise showed promise as Anthony Horowitz's vocabulary vividly painted picture after picture all throughout the story. As Scott and Jamie are introduced as the third and fourth of the magical Gatekeepers, the group of individuals made up of four boys and a girl who saved the world from the Old Ones ten thousand years ago and have been reincarnated. So far Matt, who was introduced in Raven's Gate, and Pedro, who was introduced in Evil Star, know of their destiny to destroy the Old Ones once again, but Scott and Jamie are only now starting to figure out how they changed the course of history ten thousand years ago and how they are about to do it again, for better or worse. As they go on the path to understanding, they face the Nightrise Corporation, a company with unlimited resources that secretly serves the banished Old Ones and tries to bring them back into power. Scott and Jamie are perfectly described as the modern day "David" against the "Goliath" that is formed by the seemingly omnipotent Nightrise Corporation. The further I advanced in this book the more I was enticed by the lucid descriptions and the alluring story that the author puts together as the fate of the world changes with every turn of the novel.
    I believe that this book can be entertaining for almost any reader that is looking for a fantastical book with a complex story that keeps spinning you around like a roller coaster that twists and turns. Nightrise is also very recommendable for people that enjoy novels of the science fiction genre. This series in general revolves around the subject of special powers and fantastical figures that would appeal to those types of readers. Overall, Nightrise is a wonderful read that can appeal to many readers of many ages, and Anthony Horowitz formed a book that is worthy of the series of The Power of Five. This is an accomplishment that is at least equal to anything he has ever written. I can easily say that Nightrise, along with Raven's Gate and Evil Star are some of the best books I have ever read. This book is exceptional and in my opinion all aspects of it should be appreciated and admired.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Cool Book!!

    When I first picked up Nightrise, I doubted whether or not this book was as good as the rest of the series called The Power of Five, but after a few pages of the story I knew that this was building up to be a great novel. Just like Raven's Gate and Evil Star, Nightrise showed promise as Anthony Horowitz's vocabulary vividly painted picture after picture all throughout the story. As Scott and Jamie are introduced as the third and fourth of the magical Gatekeepers, the group of individuals made up of four boys and a girl who saved the world from the Old Ones ten thousand years ago and have been reincarnated. So far Matt, who was introduced in Raven's Gate, and Pedro, who was introduced in Evil Star, know of their destiny to destroy the Old Ones once again, but Scott and Jamie are only now starting to figure out how they changed the course of history ten thousand years ago and how they are about to do it again, for better or worse. As they go on the path to understanding, they face the Nightrise Corporation, a company with unlimited resources that secretly serves the banished Old Ones and tries to bring them back into power. Scott and Jamie are perfectly described as the modern day "David" against the "Goliath" that is formed by the seemingly omnipotent Nightrise Corporation. The further I advanced in this book the more I was enticed by the lucid descriptions and the alluring story that the author puts together as the fate of the world changes with every turn of the novel.
    I believe that this book can be entertaining for almost any reader that is looking for a fantastical book with a complex story that keeps spinning you around like a roller coaster that twists and turns. Nightrise is also very recommendable for people that enjoy novels of the science fiction genre. This series in general revolves around the subject of special powers and fantastical figures that would appeal to those types of readers. Overall, Nightrise is a wonderful read that can appeal to many readers of many ages, and Anthony Horowitz formed a book that is worthy of the series of The Power of Five. This is an accomplishment that is at least equal to anything he has ever written. I can easily say that Nightrise, along with Raven's Gate and Evil Star are some of the best books I have ever read. This book is exceptional and in my opinion all aspects of it should be appreciated and admired.

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  • Posted December 25, 2009

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    good book

    my son really enjoyed this book and couldn't put it down.

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  • Posted December 14, 2009

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    I Also Recommend:

    Nightrise (The Gatekeepers series) book 3

    Nightrise, the third book in the series of "The Gatekeepers" by Anthony Horowitz is an edge of the seat piece of writing full of non-stop thrills and action. It starts up in Reno where Scott and Jamie, two telepathical twins, work for a circus. It all comes down to one night when 2 Nightrise men arrive at their show. Scott and Jamie do their telepathical show, they are on their way home when the 2 Nightrise men strike, they manage to take Scott but Jamie gets saved on the blink of an eye. Now the Nightrise Corporation is doing all kinds of tests on Scott. Jamie gets sent back 10,000 years, there he will find out who both of them really are and how important they are to the world. Five of them should meet quickly and stop the Old Ones before they take over. Would Jamie be able to rescue Scott? Would the 5 of them ever meet and stop the Old Ones once and for all? It's a great book for those readers who like non-stop action, thrills and a bit of fantasy.

    PS: It'll all make more sense if you read book 1 (Raven's Gate) and book 2 (Evil Star)

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  • Posted July 11, 2009

    Love the Series

    I am about half way through and hate to put the book down. I like the story from the first book on to this one and cannot wait to read on. Kudo's to Anthony H.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    AMAZING AND SUSPENSFUL

    this book was amazing! i was a kid who hated reading and thanks to this book, and to evil star, it had me sucked in! great suspense, and the plot/transition from evil star to nightrise was brilliant! i would reccomend this book to anyone looking for a good suspense. but be warned, when you buy this book, buy necropolis as well. i just finished nightrise a few minutes ago and i now am left without the next book, and wondering what happens next. im going to get Necropolis tomorrow!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2009

    Excellent Book

    This book was intriguing, interesting, with nonstop excitement. I have loved the whole series so far, but this book has new characters that are easy to connect with. It was one book that I could not put down.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2009

    Hanging at every chapter

    Nightrise contains many adventures with each mysterious character and makes a perfect science-fiction book. It may have you hanging at each chapter's end with its deep suspension and creative plot. At some points you may be entirely engrossed in the book as all the mystical foreshadowing starts to unfold. I have been part of this marvelous adventure and I hope someday you will be too.

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