The Grimm Chronicles, Vol. 3

The Grimm Chronicles, Vol. 3

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by Ken Brosky, Chris Smith
     
 
The award-winning Young Adult adventure series reaches its penultimate volume! This collection contains the following books:

Book 7: The Giant Slayer

Europe: birthplace of Grimms' Fairy Tales. An unfamiliar land, brimming with its own breed of Corrupted who hide in the shadows, growing more evil with each passing day. For modern-day hero Alice

Overview

The award-winning Young Adult adventure series reaches its penultimate volume! This collection contains the following books:

Book 7: The Giant Slayer

Europe: birthplace of Grimms' Fairy Tales. An unfamiliar land, brimming with its own breed of Corrupted who hide in the shadows, growing more evil with each passing day. For modern-day hero Alice Goodenough, this is more than enough to worry about. But she also has a fencing tournament to think about.

And a promise to keep with Sam Grayle, a Corrupted dwarf who schemes for more and more wealth. When their train breaks down in a small town in eastern Hungary, Alice finds the legacy of the hero is alive and well. Corrupted have visited this town before, and they aren't quite vanquished just yet. There's one left, hiding away, biding his time to enact a terrible price on his enemies. A little creature with big, big plans ...

Werewolves. Vampires. Giants. Europe is a different place with new dangers, new monsters and new surprises.

Book 8: Darkness Rising

200 years ago, the Brothers Grimm brought their stories to life.

But why? The question has haunted the heroes for two centuries, and no one has come close to the truth. Alice Goodenough will learn the terrible truth. And it will come at a terrible cost.

The fencing tournament is in just a few short days. Alice's team is hopelessly outmatched, facing off against fencers who have more experience and an inhuman amount of energy. But the other fencers also have a special drug, one that Alice's team can use to even the playing field. Whether they should take the drug or not threatens to tear the team apart.

Meanwhile, Alice must live up to her agreement with Sam Grayle, who lusts after a hidden treasure that once belonged to the Corrupted. Alice must team up with a group of explorers and delve deep into a forbidden cave that holds more secrets than any of them expected.

Book 9: Malevolence

The Malevolence has been biding its time inside Castle Vontescue, but now Alice must finally confront it. The very same evil force that brought the Grimms' fairy tales to life now threatens the hero and all she holds dear. No one is safe in the darkness.

But what, exactly, is this centuries-old creature? To find that out, Br'er Rabbit will have to use all of his wits and decode a series of clues before time runs out. Meanwhile, Alice must keep her friends close and fight through her numerous injuries if she hopes to stop the evil.

But nothing is certain. Alice's body is breaking down. Her loved ones are in constant danger. There is no escape now ... soon, she must face off against the ancient evil that lurks within Castle Vontescue.

And there will be blood.

This volume also contains the following extras:
- The lost diary of Abigail Bauer
- An exclusive introduction

... And the following Grimms' Fairy Tales:
- Hans in Luck
- The Brave Little Tailor
- Tom Thumb
- Twelve Dancing Princesses
- Rapunzel

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781492918318
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/06/2013
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
1,303,177
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.98(d)

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The Grimm Chronicles, Vol. 3 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
becx More than 1 year ago
The Grimm Chronicles Isabella Fontaine and Ken Brosky Volume 3 ¿¿¿¿¿ Genre- YA Fantasy Publisher- Brew City Press  Synopsis- 200 years ago, the Brothers Grimm unleashed their stories upon the world. Literally. Now the characters of the Grimms’ stories walk among us. With every day that passes, they grow more evil. They are the Corrupted, and only a hero can stop them. For 18-year-old Alice Goodenough, that means taking precious time off from her summer vacation. In addition to volunteering at the local library, Alice must stop the Corrupted who are now actively hunting her down. With the help of her magic pen and her trusty rabbit friend, the world has suddenly gotten a lot more complex. The Corrupted are everywhere, and only Alice can see them for what they truly are. Review- I was given the opportunity to read and review “The Grimm Chronicles Volume 3”. I’ve also reviewed volumes 1-2. I LOVE this series. It wasn’t until I discovered this series that I became interested in the Grimm fairy tales. If you’re a fan of the TV show ‘Grimm’, you need to read this series. If you enjoy stories with kick-butt female characters, you need to read this series. If you like fairy tale retellings, you need to read this series. Basically you need to read this series….just because it’s awesome. The stories are creative, action packed, and even funny. I really like that Alice is a fencer. It gives her character a uniqueness from other YA females. I can’t say enough good things about this series. I give “The Grimm Chronicles: Volume 3” 5/5 stars. I only have one thing slightly bad to say about this book, “Grrrrr, that ending…..WHAT WAS THAT???? Cliffhanger much!!!!!!!”