The Cloak Society: Villains Rising
Alex Knight struggles to find a place between superheroes and supervillains in this explosive sequel to The Cloak Society, which School Library Journal says has "the same wide appeal as Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson books."The Cloak Society has just pulled off the greatest takedown in Sterling City's history--but twelve-year-old Alex Knight has turned his back on the supervillains who raised him, and is fighting for the other side. Working with the superheroes is easier said than done, though . . . especially when your new teammates aren't sure your days as a villain are over.Praised by Publishers Weekly for its "rapid-fire, comic book-style action," the Cloak Society trilogy delivers high-stakes battles, extraordinary superpowers, and an original twist on the superhero stories readers know and love. Fans of the 39 Clues and the Alex Rider Adventures will be hooked!
- Paperback | 336 pages
- 130.3 x 193.8 x 17.02mm | 295g
- 01 Dec 2014
- HarperCollins (UK)
- United States
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"The Cloak Society must have zapped me like kryptonite, because the moment I opened it, I was frozen in place, reading long into the night, unable to move until I turned the last page."--Christopher Healy, author of The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom
Back cover copy
The line between hero and villain has been blurred. . . . The Cloak Society has just pulled off the greatest takedown in Sterling City's history. But twelve-year-old Alex Knight, who was raised as one of their most fiercely loyal junior members, is fighting for the other side.Alex has discovered Cloak's true mission and is determined to stop them--even if it means going up against his family, the supervillains who raised him. His only hope is to join up with his superhero friend Kirbie to unite the Junior Rangers of Justice and the other junior Cloak members who have turned their back on their former leaders. But after years of hatred and enmity, fighting for the same side is easier said than done.