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The second title in Rick Riordan's Trials of Apollo series - set in the action-packed world of Percy Jackson.

The god Apollo, cast down to earth and trapped in the form of a gawky teenage boy as punishment, must set off on the second of his harrowing (and hilarious) trials.

He and his companions seek the ancient oracles - restoring them is the only way for Apollo to reclaim his place on Mount Olympus - but this is easier said than done.

Somewhere in the American Midwest is a haunted cave that may hold answers for Apollo in his quest to become a god again . . . if it doesn't kill him or drive him insane first. Standing in Apollo's way is the second member of the evil Triumvirate - a Roman emperor whose love of bloodshed and spectacle makes even Nero look tame.

To survive the encounter, Apollo will need the help of a now-mortal goddess, a bronze dragon, and some familiar demigod faces from Camp Half-Blood. With them by his side, can Apollo face down the greatest challenge of his four thousand years of existence?

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780141363967

    April 30, 2018

    Puffin

    RRP $21.00

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  • Hardback

    9780141363950

    May 18, 2017

    Puffin

    528 pages

    RRP $37.00

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780141363974

    May 1, 2017

    Puffin

    528 pages

    RRP $26.00

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  • EBook

    9780141363981

    May 2, 2017

    Penguin eBooks

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Also by Rick Riordan

The Burning Maze (The Trials Of Apollo Book 3)
Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief (Book 1)
Magnus Chase And The Ship Of The Dead (Book 3)
The Hidden Oracle: The Trials Of Apollo (Book 1)
Percy Jackson And The Titan's Curse (Book 3)
Percy Jackson And The Battle Of The Labyrinth (Book 4)
Percy Jackson And The Last Olympian (Book 5)
Magnus Chase And The Sword Of Summer (Book 1)
Percy Jackson And The Sea Of Monsters (Book 2)
Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds: Your Introduction to Deities, Mythical Beings & Fantastic Creatures
Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor: Magnus Chase (Book 2)
Son Of Neptune: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 2)
The Mark of Athena: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 3)
The Lost Hero: Heroes Of Olympus (Book 1)
Percy Jackson And The Greek Heroes
The Blood Of Olympus (Heroes Of Olympus Book 5)
The House Of Hades (Heroes Of Olympus Book 4)
Percy Jackson And The Greek Gods
The Serpent's Shadow: The Kane Chronicles (Book 3)
Heroes Of Olympus
The Son Of Neptune: The Graphic Novel (Heroes Of Olympus Book 2)
The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles (Book 1)
Throne Of Fire: Kane Chronicles (Book 2)
Camp Half-Blood Confidential

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