The Tomb of Shadows (Seven Wonders Series #3)

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Three friends left

Jack McKinley and his friends defeated the Colossus of Rhodes, unearthed the treasures of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and recovered two of the seven lost Loculi?only to find they'd been betrayed.

Two sides split

With Babylon in ruins, Marco on the Massa side, and ancient secrets coming unraveled, the Select don't know who to trust or where to turn. Their G7W powers are growing at a ...

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Overview

Three friends left

Jack McKinley and his friends defeated the Colossus of Rhodes, unearthed the treasures of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and recovered two of the seven lost Loculi—only to find they'd been betrayed.

Two sides split

With Babylon in ruins, Marco on the Massa side, and ancient secrets coming unraveled, the Select don't know who to trust or where to turn. Their G7W powers are growing at a furious pace, their worlds have been turned upside down, and the Massa are hot on their heels. But Jack, Aly, and Cass have no choice but to fight on.

One life lost

With the fate of the world in the balance, the friends find the next stop on their quest, where they have to face down their own demons and engage in an epic battle with foes long gone. When promises are broken, blood is spilled—and the Select have to destroy the one thing that might have saved them all.

Seven wonders

Join Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass in their quest to save the world and themselves in this third installment of the bestselling adventure series from master storyteller Peter Lerangis.

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  • Seven Wonders Series
    Seven Wonders Series  

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Kirkus Reviews
2014-03-31
The Seven Wonders series continues as Jack McKinley and his friends try to save themselves and, while they're at it, the world. Jack, Cass, Marco and Aly are Selects, born with genetic abnormalities that give them superpowers but which will kill them by age 14 unless they can find seven magical Atlantean Loculi hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In the first two volumes, they raised the Colossus of Rhodes and found ancient Babylon in a parallel world, and now they have the Loculus of Flight and the Loculus of Invisibility. They are on their way to Turkey in search of the Loculus of Healing in the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. The series so far doesn't match the Percy Jackson tales for characterization or for the building of believable mythic worlds. Nevertheless, the cinematic plotting, the mystery of Jack's mother's death (or disappearance?) and the friendship among friends trying to grow into their powers without dying in the process will satisfy fans of the several similar fantasy-adventure series available. This series, though, is unique in staking out its turf in Atlantis and the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, doling out one wonder per volume. An exciting-enough excursion into a world full of wonders. (Adventure. 8-12)
ALA Booklist
“The quick action, high stakes, and clever solutions make this a slam dunk.”
Time for Kids
“A great mix of adventure, mystery, and suspense.”
RICK RIORDAN
“A high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets, The Colossus Rises is Lerangis’s most gripping work yet. Young readers will love this story. I can’t wait to see what’s next in the Seven Wonders series!”
School Library Journal
05/01/2014
Gr 6–9—Jack, Ally, and Cass continue their quest to save the world—even as their friend Marco joins the enemy's side. Epic battles and fast-moving chapters will keep fans of this "Percy Jackson"-like series engaged.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062070463
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/13/2014
  • Series: Seven Wonders Series , #3
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 30,769
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Lerangis

Peter Lerangis is the author of more than one hundred and sixty books, which have sold more than five million copies and been translated into thirty-three different languages. His books include The Colossus Rises and Lost in Babylon in the New York Times bestselling Seven Wonders series, and two books in The 39 Clues series (The Sword Thief and The Viper's Nest). Peter is a Harvard graduate with a degree in biochemistry and has run a marathon and gone rock climbing during an earthquake—though not on the same day. He lives in New York City with his wife, musician Tina deVaron, and their two sons, Nick and Joe. In his spare time, he likes to eat chocolate.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2014

    That book was soooo short

    It was goid but um whens the next book gonna come out? Abd make it longer next time it was waaay to short

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2014

    Oh and one more thing

    If you read amazing then you should read this. Peace out is my name on this nook just so you know.

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2014

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    Awesome sauce was great READ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2014

    Ddkdke.

    7 books properly

    2 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2014

    OMG

    I love the series and i hope this goes on for atleast five books.

    2 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2014

    book

    the best book ever

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2014

    Im judging

    I'm judjing by the cover, it looks strange

    1 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2014

    Anonymous

    Awesome!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2014

    L LIKE TRAINS

    Sorry heres a good review

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2014

    Never Judge A Boook By Its Cover

    Yes its strange but dont judge a book by its cover

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2014

    Who dies

    Can someone tell me who dies PLZ

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted August 14, 2014

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