Written by Rick Riordan. First edition, 2012. Disney - Hyperion Books.
The Kane Chronicles feature two siblings, Carter and Sadie Kane, powerful magicians descended from the pharaohs Narmer and Ramses the Great.
In The Serpent's Shadow, the Kanes and their trainees look for ways to defeat Apophis in their battle against the forces of chaos.
"The Chaos snake Apophis is loose and threatening to destroy the earth in three days' time. ... The gods are disappearing, and those who remain are weak... What are a couple of teenagers and a handful of young trainees to do?
"There is possibly one way to stop Apophis, but it is so difficult that it might cost Carter and Sadie their lives... It involves trusting the ghost of a psychopathic magician not to betray them, or worse, kill them. They'd have to be crazy to try it..."
The Kane Chronicles:
The Red Pyramid
The Throne of Fire
The Serpent's Shadow
Rick Riordan is an American author of over twenty novels for young readers, mainly based on mythology. He is best known for his Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, which features modern-day adolescents who discover they are demigods. His books have been translated into forty-two languages and sold more than thirty million copies in the United States. He has also won several awards for his mystery novels for adults. Before becoming a full-time writer, he taught English and history at middle schools in Texas and California for fifteen years.
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