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Seven Wonders

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Seven Wonders

Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in this bestselling epic adventure! Jack McKinley is an ordinary kid with an extraordinary problem: in a few months, he’s going to die. His only hope is to find the Loculi, lost magical relics hidden throughout the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World which, when combined, have the power to cure him. It’s a race against time to find all seven Loculi, but can Jack and his friends face their own demons when promises are broken and blood spilled?

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Seven Wonders

Books in this series

by Peter Lerangis - Fantasy, Fiction

Jack McKinley is an ordinary kid with an extraordinary problem. In a few months, he's going to die. The only way to save himself is to find and combine seven magic loculi. This won't be easy because The loculi are the relics of a lost civilization and haven't been seen in thousands of years. They're hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

by Peter Lerangis and Torstein Norstrand - Adventure, Children's, Fantasy, Fiction, History, Juvenile Fiction
LOST IN BABYLON is the second book in a seven-book series, chronicling the adventures of Jack McKinley and his race to find the Loculi that have been hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In Lost in Babylon, Jack travels to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, where he discovers a world out of time and is faced with a dilemma unlike any he'd ever imagined.
by Peter Lerangis - Fantasy, Mythology

THE TOMB OF SHADOWS is the third book in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling LOST IN BABYLON and THE COLOSSUS RISES chronicles the adventures of Jack McKinley and his friends in a life-or-death race to the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. In the rubble of this Wonder of the Ancient World, they have to face down their own demons and engage in an epic battle with foes long gone. But when promises are broken, blood is spilled --- and the Select are left with no choice but to destroy the one thing that might have saved them all.

by Peter Lerangis - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fantasy

THE CURSE OF THE KING is the fourth book in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to THE TOMB OF SHADOWS, LOST IN BABYLON, and THE COLOSSUS RISES chronicles the adventures of Jack McKinley and his friends as they face their greatest challenge yet --- the long-lost Statue of Zeus. In their struggle to undo what's been done and unlock the secrets of this Wonder of the Ancient World, our heroes must confront gods, relive old battles and face down their own destiny to save themselves --- and the world --- from destruction.

by Peter Lerangis - Adventure, Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction

Jack, Marco, Cass and Aly’s quest to find the seven magic orbs buried beneath each of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World has hit a perilous snag. King Uhla’ar has kidnapped Aly and taken her and an orb back through a rift in time. A giant, merciless behemoth guards the opening, and so Jack and his friends realize that their only hope to rescue Aly is to rush to find the rest of the lost Loculi. This mission takes them around the world --- to the Temple of Artemis to fend off a mighty army and then to the Lighthouse of Alexandria, where they wind up swallowed in the belly of a beast. But before all is said and done, they must return to where it all began, to Atlantis, to save Aly, themselves…and the world.