The Lost Heir
NY Times & USA Today bestselling author E.G. Foley launches The Gryphon Chronicles, a new series of historical fantasy adventures (with a hint of steampunk!) that's as much fun for grownups as it is for kids.Strange new talents...Jake is a scrappy orphaned pickpocket living by his wits on the... show more
NY Times & USA Today bestselling author E.G. Foley launches The Gryphon Chronicles, a new series of historical fantasy adventures (with a hint of steampunk!) that's as much fun for grownups as it is for kids.Strange new talents...Jake is a scrappy orphaned pickpocket living by his wits on the streets of Victorian London. Lately he's started seeing ghosts, and discovers he can move solid objects with his mind! He has no idea why. Next thing he knows, a Sinister Gentleman and his minions come hunting him. On the run for his life, Jake is plunged headlong into a mysterious world full of magic and deadly peril. A world that holds the secret to who he really is: the long-lost heir of an aristocratic family — with magical powers!But with treacherous enemies closing in, it will take all of his wily street instincts and the help of his friends — both human and magical — to solve the mystery of what happened to his parents, and defeat the foes who never wanted the Lost Heir of Griffon to be found..."A wonderful novel in the same vein as Harry Potter, full of nonstop action, magical creatures, and the reality that was Queen Victoria's England." -The Reading Cafe* Great for fans of the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan and the Fablehaven books by Brandon Mull
Publish date: July 22nd 2012
Publisher: Foley Publications
Pages no: 314
Edition language: English
Series: The Gryphon Chronicles (#1)
Jake is a street kid and thief. He's always in trouble with the Constable. Now more than the Constable is after him. A murderer wants him but why? So does Guardian Stone; again, why?THE LOST HEIR is the beginning of The Gryphon Chronicles. Jake is an orphan but he discovers that his life has been a ...
This is a wonderfully fun book (as are the rest in the series). An orphan who has lived his life on the streets in Victorian England suddenly comes into some strange powers. He has a wily and honest girl to keep him straight when things start to go crazy. Soon he learns he is the lost heir to a t...