The House of Hades

Written by Rick Riordan

Part of the Heroes of Olympus Series

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LoveReading View on The House of Hades

November 2014 Book of the Month  The powerful forces of the gods, demi-gods and monster shape this action packed adventure in which danger lurks in every corner of the universe. Hazel is back from the Underworld and she has a vital mission to complete; on her shoulders rests the rescue of Percy and Annabeth who have fallen into Tartarus. Every route she might take is fraught with danger; every decision poses risks to her life. But Hazel finds the courage to dare stand against Hecate and make the daring rescue that will save them all.

The House of Hades is the fourth book in the bestselling Heroes of Olympus series, set in the action-packed world of Percy Jackson.

The Heroes of Olympus -

The Lost Hero

The Son of Neptune

The Mark of Athena

The House of Hades

The Blood of Olympus

 

The House of Hades Synopsis

The stakes have never been higher. If Percy Jackson and Annabeth fail in their quest, there'll be hell on Earth. Literally. Wandering the deadly realm of Tartarus, every step leads them further into danger. And, if by some miracle they do make it to the Doors of Death, there's a legion of bloodthirsty monsters waiting for them. Meanwhile, Hazel and the crew of the Argo II have a choice: to stop a war or save their friends. Whichever road they take one thing is certain - in the Underworld, evil is inescapable.

For more Heroes of Olympus information, trailers, competitions and activities visit www.percyjackson.co.uk

The House of Hades Reader Reviews

Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in this exciting series, The Lost Hero.  You can read their reviews below.

  • Edel Waugh - 'This is the beginning of an adrenaline packed adventure combining modern day heros with Greek mythology , monsters and demigods...!!!!!!!! I can't wait to find out what happens next!' Read full review >
  • Stacie Ball - 'Packed full of adventure, friendship and mixture of Roman and Greek mythology, this story will leave you hungry for more and entertained for hours.' Read full review >
  • Celeste Phelan, age 13 - 'A Thrilling mythical adventure. Which keeps you hooked throughout and on the edge of your seat. The story is about bravery and trusting your friends.' Read full review >
  • Poppy, age 15 - 'I really enjoyed Heroes Of Olympus: The Lost Hero It was very gripping and I found it vey hard to put it down, it had a great storyline and characters.' Read full review >
  • Ines Davies, age 13 - 'I was drawn in from the very first page, from there it just got better and better!' Read full review >

The House of Hades Press Reviews

A cracking read Sunday Express

Explosive  Big Issue 

Action-packed Telegraph


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ISBN: 9780141339207
Publication date: 02/10/2014
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780141339184
Publication date: 08/10/2013
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141339207
Publication date: 2nd October 2014
Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 624 pages
Suitable for: 13+ readers
Genres: Fantasy / Magical
Recommendations: Books of the Month, eBooks
Other Categories: Reviewed by Children

About Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. He lives in Boston with his wife and two sons. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Rick's first novel featuring the heroic young demigod, was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006 and is now a blockbuster film franchise, starring Logan Lerman. Rick Riordan is also the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series for children and the multi-award-winning Tres Navarre mystery series for adults.For fifteen years, Rick taught English and history at public and private middle schools in the ...

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