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The Sorceress

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Nicholas Flamel appeared in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter--but did you know he really lived? And his secrets aren't safe! Discover the truth in book three of the New York Times bestselling series the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel. The Problem: Perenelle Flamel is trapped. What's Worse: Sophie and Josh might soon be as well. Paris was destroyed by John Dee and Niccolo Machiavelli, but the missing pages of the Book of Abraham the Mage are still protected from Dee and the Dark Elders. Except Perenelle is imprisoned on Alcatraz and now Scatty is missing, leaving a weakening Nicholas as Sophie and Josh's only protection in Lond, a city Dee has under his control.
The only hope of defeating Dee and escaping London is to find an Elder to teach the twins the third elemental magic--Water Magic. The bad news? The lone option is Gilgamesh the King, and he is absolutely insane. "The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel has everything you loved about Harry Potter, including magic, mystery, and a constant battle of good versus evil."--Bustle Read the whole series!
The Alchemyst
The Magician
The Sorceress
The Necromancer
The Warlock
The Enchantress
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 502 pages
  • 137 x 208 x 25mm | 399g
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0385735308
  • 9780385735308
  • 10,857

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Praise for The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series:
A New York Times Bestselling Series
A USA Today Bestseller
A Kids' Indie Next List Selection
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
An ILA Young Adult Choice Book
An ILA Children's Choice Winner

"The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel has everything you loved about Harry Potter, including magic, mystery, and a constant battle of good versus evil."-Bustle

★ "[A] riveting fantasy . . . fabulous read." -School Library Journal, Starred

★ "Readers will be swept up." -Kirkus Reviews, Starred

"Fans of adventure fantasies like Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians series will eat this one up." -VOYA

"An exciting and impeccably thought-out fantasy, well-suited for those left in the lurch by Harry Potter's recent exeunt." -Booklist
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Praise for The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series:
A New York Times Bestselling Series
A USA Today Bestseller
A Kids' Indie Next List Selection
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
An ILA Young Adult Choice Book
An ILA Children's Choice Winner "The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel has everything you loved about Harry Potter, including magic, mystery, and a constant battle of good versus evil."--Bustle

★ "[A] riveting fantasy . . . fabulous read." --School Library Journal, Starred ★ "Readers will be swept up." --Kirkus Reviews, Starred "Fans of adventure fantasies like Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians series will eat this one up." --VOYA "An exciting and impeccably thought-out fantasy, well-suited for those left in the lurch by Harry Potter's recent exeunt." --Booklist
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About Michael Scott

Michael Scott is the New York Times bestselling author of The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, an authority on mythology and folklore, and one of Ireland's most successful authors. A master of fantasy, science fiction, horror, and folklore, Michael has been hailed by the Irish Times as "the King of Fantasy in these isles." The Sorceress is the third book in the Nicholas Flamel series. Look for book one, The Alchemyst; book two, The Magician; book four, The Necromancer; book five, The Warlock; book six, The Enchantress, all available from Delacorte Press. You can follow Michael Scott on Twitter @flamelauthor and visit him at DillonScott.com.
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Rating details

62,971 ratings
4.1 out of 5 stars
5 41% (25,820)
4 35% (22,217)
3 19% (11,665)
2 4% (2,301)
1 2% (968)

Our customer reviews

While it's not the best in the series, it's still a great read. New characters make the scene with lively personalities. Famous people from the past also make an appearance. The problem with this book though is that it didn't really seem necessary for an entire book. Barely anything important in the plot happens and it takes way longer than it should have. It almost seems that this book was just to get you warmed up for the book after it. If more happened in this book it would have been better. But they were stuck on one problem the entire time and I'm pretty sure they still haven't even solved it. Still it's a good read for fans of the series and I can't wait to read the rest of them. Reviewed by Kole for Book Sake.show more
by Jessica
Sophie and Josh are still on their whirlwind adventure. They've moved from Paris, leaving confusion and disaster in their midst, and are traveling to London. When they arrive in London, they've been noticed and are being tailed. Dr. Dee is still after the twins. However, the stakes have been raised. With them both awakened, he doesn't need Nicholas Flamel alive. He also needs to find the twins fast without letting them slip away again or his master will inflict terrible consequences upon him. Meanwhile, his partner in crime, Machiavelli, heads to the island of Alcatraz to finish off the Sorceress. His master's also concerned about the number of failures in regards to capturing the twins and the Flamels. Time is of the essence to seize both the twins and to open the doors between worlds. Plus, every hour the Flamels grow weaker and older. Can they hold together and combine their strength to fight off the evil beings? Michael Scott blends mystery, fantasy, and history perfectly together into an adrenaline-filled, action-packed, fast-paced, addicting novel in THE SECRETS OF THE IMMORTAL NICHOLAS FLAMEL series. *Gold Star Award Winner!show more
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