Fans of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians and Peter Lerangis' Seven Wonders series will embrace this first epic adventure in a rollicking new series by a New York Times best-selling author.
Will Wilder is a mischievous, headstrong 12-year-old with an otherworldly gift - he alone can see the nefarious creatures encroaching on Perilous Falls. For nearly a century, a sacred relic has protected his hometown from the raging waters surrounding it. But when Will "borrows" the relic for his own purposes, he accidentally unleashes an ancient evil.
As boats sink and hideous creatures crawl from the rising waters, Will must set things right before it is too late. With the help of his sweet (if lethal) great-aunt Lucille, the curator of a museum of powerful artifacts, Will proves that the actions of one 12-year-old boy can change the world.
"Suspense, adventure, humor, a compelling story, and characters that fired my imagination. Great fun and great frights." (Dean Koontz, number-one New York Times best-selling author)
"You'll love this wild and thrilling tale. It DOES NOT STOP!" (Dave Barry, number-one New York Times best-selling author)
"Will Wilder is a brand-new, refreshing, entertaining, intrepid young hero who magically combines humor and genuine suspense. And I love Great Aunt Lucille!" (Mary Higgins Clark, New York Times best-selling author and "Queen of Suspense")
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A page turner.
We have already listened to it a second time.
Lots suspense and humor.
He is terrific and has a true gift for story telling.
I can't wait for the sequel.
- Mark Bowser