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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 buddies as they convey on their venture 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 shooting the 1st of the Loculi, their good friend Marco has disappeared. without leads, no clues, and nobody else to show to, the children don't have 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 sleek 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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Others carried buckets of water, preventing at hand him a ladle each few yards. ahead of us, trumpeters blew a fanfare at every one flip within the highway. all over the entourage, humans took a large berth. Gardeners, employees, filthy rich people—all of them dropped right into a nervous silence on the sight of Bel-Sharu-Usur. “He makes me nervous,” Cass acknowledged softly. on the whispered phrases, Bel-Sharu-Usur’s ears pricked up. “Dude, a person ever inform you that you simply appear like a move among a warthog and a popcorn computer? ” Marco requested him out loud, with a extensive smile. “Just sayin’. Peace out. ” Bel-Sharu-Usur appeared momentarily harassed. He glared at Daria, who advised him whatever that made him smile uncertainly. “I wager she lined for you, Marco,” Cass murmured. “She’s sizzling and smart,” Marco acknowledged. “So, you're thinking that she’s scorching, too? ” Aly stated. Daria became to Marco with a grin. “Not sizzling. Is cool within the morning. ” I checked out the floor to prevent cracking up. “What do you name this position, Daria? ” Aly requested, gesturing round the palace grounds. “Does it have a reputation? ” Daria inspiration a second. “In language of Sumer humans, is Ká-Dingir-rá. In language of Akkad humans, is Bab-Ilum. skill nice gate of god. ” “Bab-Ilum! ” Cass acknowledged. “Probably the place they received the identify Babylon. Looc os si taht. ” “Can’t get a be aware of Babylonic, however it concerns me that I’m starting to comprehend you,” Marco stated. We walked swiftly prior a temple whose partitions have been pitted, cracked, and jam-packed with weeds. a very good wooden beam alongside the roof regarded approximately able to buckle. “This is—was—palace,” Daria whispered. “King Nabu-Kudurri-Usur. . ” “Who? ” Marco stated. “Nabu-Kudurri-Usur is Aramaic for Nebuchadnezzar,” Aly acknowledged. “‘Two’ for ‘the moment. ’” She became again to Daria. “That king lived the following? ” Daria nodded. “He was once solid. Then extra kings—Amel-Marduk, Nergal-Sharu-Usur, La-Abashi-Marduk. All lived in palace. Kings presupposed to dwell in palace. yet Nabu-na’id . . . no. Lives in Etemenanki. ” Her eyes darted towards Bel-Sharu-Usur uncertainly, and he or she dropped her voice. “Etemenanki is holy position . . . now not king position. ” Aly shot me a glance. i'll think Cass’s and Marco’s eyes, too. None folks had anticipated that assertion. I knew her English wasn’t excellent, however the tone was once unmistakable. Our pal Daria didn’t appear to just like the king greatly. Any lingering distrust of her was once melting away speedy. Bel-Sharu-Usur used to be choosing up the speed. We jogged after him, coming into a grand tiled walkway, its bricks glazed with blindingly vivid blues and golds. Inlaid into the tiles was once a procession of fierce lions of smaller gold and yellow bricks, so reasonable that they appeared approximately to leap out. Bel-Sharu-Usur raised his wobbling eyes to a shining castle of cobalt blue emerging on the finish of the processional direction. It was once crowned with castle-like towers, the good protecting urban wall extending from both sides. The trumpeters blew back, approximately blasting my eardrums. “Ishtar! ” barked Bel-Sharu-Usur. “Gesundheit,” Marco stated, staring at upward. “It’s the Ishtar Gate,” Cass acknowledged. “One of the 3 most famed constructions in historic Babylon, in addition to the placing Gardens and the Tower of Babel, aka Etemenanki.

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