The powerful Perenelle Flamel is working her way out of captivity on the island of Alcatraz. She's up against a dark army amassed by the Dark Elders but is using her vast powers and sharp wits to overcome her foes. Machiavelli is enroute to subdue her aided and abetted by Billy the Kid. Meanwhile, back in Europe, Sophie and Josh are finding themselves in London. Josh has had his powers awakened by Mars and he and Sophie are desperately seeking a gate that will take them back to San Francisco. This is the third book in this fast paced series. William Shakespeare appears along with Gilgamesh. For readers who are fascinated by the Da Vinci code or have gotten hooked by the 39 Clues series, this series will offer more leads to literary and historical characters worth knowing. Michael Scott, storyteller, weaves a rich and action filled story. The fourth book in this six volume series is The Necromancer due out in May 2010.
Sorceress (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 3)