Lost in Babylon (Seven Wonders, Book 2)

By Peter Lerangis

Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones within the New York Times bestselling epic experience Seven Wonders! Lost in Babylon is the second one e-book in a seven-book sequence via grasp storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling The Colossus Rises chronicles Jack McKinley and his neighbors as they convey on their project to avoid wasting their lives—and the world—by finding seven magic orbs known as Loculi, that are hidden within the Seven Wonders of the traditional international. After defeating the Colossus of Rhodes and taking pictures the 1st of the Loculi, their good friend Marco has disappeared. without leads, no clues, and nobody else to show to, the children haven't any selection yet to belief Professor Bhegad and the Karai Institute back as they head off to Babylon.

Rick Riordan, writer of the Percy Jackson sequence, praised Seven Wonders ebook 1: The Colossus Rises as "a high-octane mixture of smooth event and historic secrets and techniques. younger readers will love this tale. I can't wait to determine what's subsequent within the Seven Wonders series!"

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No . . . different . . . visitors . . . comed,” she stated. “Came? ” Aly acknowledged. “No different visitors got here? No different site visitors have come? ” Daria pulled round the dried bark and started to attract. “The image for ten, 3 times . . . ” Aly acknowledged. “Thirty? Thirty what? ” Daria pointed to the solar. She pulled her fists jointly and shivered as though freezing, then fanned herself as though swelteringly sizzling. Then freezing back. “The solar . . . chilly sizzling chilly . . . ” Aly acknowledged. “I imagine she capability a year,” I stated. “The sunlight travels within the sky, and the elements alterations from chilly to scorching and again, in a single yr. ” “Is that what you suggest, Daria? ” Cass requested. “No visitors—no guests—for thirty years? ” “Thirty years is 2 thousand seven-hundred years for us,” Aly acknowledged. “That will be in regards to the time historical Babylon cut up off from our time-frame. They’ve had no viewers as the remainder of the realm moved on. ” “So no exchange? ” Cass stated. “No items or meals from outdoor? ” Marco shrugged. “Those farms outdoor the town are lovely outstanding. ” “So, wait,” I stated. “What occurs if you happen to visit the following city over? What’s there now? ” Daria checked out me blankly. “Guys, this can be all super-interesting yet do we minimize to the chase? ” Marco acknowledged. “Daria, are you able to get us to the putting Gardens? striking. Gardens? ” Daria seemed helpless. no longer having the ability to solution everyone’s questions looked as if it would agitate her. She seemed pleadingly at Aly. “Teach. I. extra. Bel-Sharu-Usur is will the following be. ” Her eyes started to roll wildly. “I imagine she’s imitating that bizarre man in the back of the throne,” Cass stated. “He’s coming, might be? ” “Bel-Sharu-Usur . . . ” Aly murmured. “That’s an analogous man as Belshazzar—like Nabonidus for Nabu-na’id. And Belshazzar used to be the king’s evil son! ” “Sun . . . ” Daria paused, then gestured towards the jap sky. “Go up . . . Bel-Sharu-Usur . . . come. ” “He’s coming within the morning? ” I requested. “What’s he going to do? ” Daria shrugged. She glanced back towards the guards. since they have been out of eyesight, she crossed her eyes and made a disgusted face. “Bel-Sharu-Usur . . . ucccch. ” “I don’t imagine she trusts him,” I stated. “Sounds like he’s the single accountable for checking out who we're. If anyone’s spying for the king, he’d be my bet. She stories on us now, and Bel-Sharu-Usur involves payment for himself the next day to come. ” “Daria . . . ” Aly stated. “You’ll supply him an excellent record? ” She did a collection of pantomimes—pointing to us, imitating Bel-Sharu-Usur, thumbs-up, etc. Daria nodded uncertainly. i'll inform she nonetheless had a tiny little bit of suspicion. “We need to persuade her to belief us totally,” I murmured. “She doesn’t are looking to be burned. ” “Me . . . you . . . ” Daria clasped her personal palms jointly. “Teach. ” Aly glanced at me gratefully. “Yes. That’s what Jack was once asserting. i'm going to follow you, Daria, for so long as it takes. ” the 2 women all started in, batting phrases round like loopy. Aly was once an grand instructor. however the sunlight was once taking place and earlier than I knew it, I had drifted off right into a dreamless sleep. whilst I aroused from sleep, the sunlight had thoroughly set. I felt as though I’d been asleep for hours. i'll pay attention Marco and Cass within the different room taking part in a few form of online game.

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