Join the Mysterious Benedict Society as Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance embark on a daring new adventure that threatens to force them apart from their families, friends, and even each other. When an unexplained blackout engulfs Stonetown, the foursome must unravel clues relating to a nefarious new plot, while their search for answers brings them closer to danger than ever before.
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A blend of adventure, wisdom, humor and the intrigue of "special talents," the story continues with our team of gifted children facing their archvillain, Ledroptha Curtain, once more. Curtain is determined to regain his dreaded Whisperer machine. The childrens' families have been secreted underground for protection and the children themselves are facing a classic test of loyalty and betrayal....do you protect yourself and betray others in so doing or do you honor your friendships and bonds and seemingly betray yourself? Using their mighty intellectual powers and growing special gifts, the children team up once again to pit their skills against the evil forces. The magic of this series and especially this story is the insight the reader has into the thoughts the characters have about themselves and their experiences. Great series for kids who ask questions about the tough questions in life and enjoy reading an adventure that explores the possibilities. 400 pages Ages 9-14