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The first book in the incredible new series from the author of Percy Jackson, Kane Chronicles and Heroes of Olympus.

My name is Magnus Chase. I'm orphaned and living rough on the streets of Boston. And things are about to get much worse.

My day started out normally enough. I was sleeping under a bridge when some guy kicked me awake and said, 'They're after you.' Next thing I know, I'm reunited with my obnoxious uncle, who casually informs me that my long-lost father is a Norse god.

Nothing normal about that. And it turns out the gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Apparently, if I can't find the sword my father lost two thousand years ago, there will be doom. Doomsday, to be precise.

A fire giant attacking the city?
Immortal warriors hacking each other to pieces?
Unkillable wolves with glowing eyes?

It's all coming up.

But first I'm going to die. This is the story of how my life goes downhill from there . . .

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780141342443

    September 18, 2017

    Puffin

    528 pages

    RRP $21.00

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  • EBook

    9780141342436

    October 6, 2015

    Penguin eBooks

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Also by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief (Book 1)
Magnus Chase And The Ship Of The Dead (Book 3)
Percy Jackson And The Titan's Curse (Book 3)
Percy Jackson And The Sea Of Monsters (Book 2)
The Dark Prophecy (The Trials Of Apollo Book 2)
The Hidden Oracle: The Trials Of Apollo (Book 1)
Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor: Magnus Chase (Book 2)
The Lost Hero: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 1)
Percy Jackson And The Battle Of The Labyrinth (Book 4)
Percy Jackson And The Last Olympian (Book 5)
The Mark of Athena: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 3)
Percy Jackson And The Greek Heroes
Percy Jackson And The Greek Gods
Son Of Neptune: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 2)
The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles (Book 1)
Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files
The Serpent's Shadow: The Kane Chronicles (Book 3)
Throne Of Fire: Kane Chronicles (Book 2)
Brooklyn House Magician's Manual
The Burning Maze (The Trials Of Apollo Book 3)
Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo
Camp Half-Blood Confidential
The Son Of Neptune: The Graphic Novel (Heroes Of Olympus Book 2)
Magnus Chase And The Hammer Of Thor (Book 2)

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Turtles All the Way Down
Last Chance
Anne Of Green Gables
The Hidden Oracle: The Trials Of Apollo (Book 1)
WaR: Wizards And Robots
Wonder Woman: Warbringer (DC Icons series)
The Sidekicks
The Alchemyst
The Hazel Wood
The Sun is also a Star
After
Artemis Fowl
Thirteen Reasons Why
Holding Up The Universe
Warcross
Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls
Love, Simon
Ranger's Apprentice 1: The Ruins Of Gorlan
LGB Richard Scarry's The Gingerbread Man