The House of Hades  Heroes of Olympus Book 4

The House of Hades Heroes of Olympus Book 4


  • Release: 2013-10-08
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 624 page
  • ISBN: 9780141339214
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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 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. Rick Riordan has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwide. 'A cracking read' - Sunday Express 'Explosive' - Big Issue 'Action-packed' - Telegraph

The House of Hades

The House of Hades


  • Release: 2013
  • Publisher: Heroes of Olympus
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 701 page
  • ISBN: 141046203X
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"Greek and Roman demigods from the Prophecy of Seven must work together to seal the Doors of Death--and help Percy and Annabeth escape the Underworld in the process"--

The House of Hades

The House of Hades


  • Release: 2000
  • Publisher: Aarhus Universitetsforlag
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 247 page
  • ISBN: UVA:X004439120
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This detailed scrutiny of the ancient Greek perception and understanding of life after death is principally concerned with how the Greeks communicated their beliefs. The first part of the book examines the Greek cult of the dead through Homer's works, such as in the presentation of Patroclus' funeral, the hero's `psyche' and the underworld. Albinus secondly looks at the Orphic mystical tradition which originated in the 7th and 6th centuries BC and offered a more positive view of an individual's fate. The final section briefly examines other mystery cults, such as the Eleusinian cult. The argument, largely based on linguistic details, is aimed more at specialists in Greek mysticism than at a general readership.

The Heroes of Olympus  Book Four  The House of Hades

The Heroes of Olympus Book Four The House of Hades


  • Release: 2013-10-08
  • Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 608 page
  • ISBN: 9781423155157
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At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way through the Gaea's forces, and Percy and Annabeth can survive the House of Hades, then the Seven will be able to seal the Doors from both sides and prevent the giants from raising Gaea. But, Leo wonders, if the Doors are sealed, how will Percy and Annabeth be able to escape? They have no choice. If the demigods don't succeed, Gaea's armies will never die. They have no time. In about a month, the Romans will march on Camp Half-Blood. The stakes are higher than ever in this adventure that dives into the depths of Tartarus.

Heroes of Olympus  Books I III

Heroes of Olympus Books I III


  • Release: 2014-09-30
  • Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 1728 page
  • ISBN: 9781484727225
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This eBook set brings together the first three volumes in the wildly popular Heroes of Olympus series: The Lost Hero, The Son of Neptune, and The Mark of Athena. Longtime fans will want this collection and so will new readers just diving into the series.

The House of Hades  The Heroes of Olympus  Book Four  new cover

The House of Hades The Heroes of Olympus Book Four new cover


  • Release: 2019-09-24
  • Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 720 page
  • ISBN: 1368051715
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At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way through Gaea's forces, and Percy and Annabeth can survive the House of Hades, then the Seven will be able to seal the Doors from both sides and prevent the giants from raising Gaea. But, Leo wonders, if the Doors are sealed, how will Percy and Annabeth be able to escape? They have no choice. If the demigods don't succeed, Gaea's armies will never die. They have no time. In about a month, the Romans will march on Camp Half-Blood. The stakes are higher than ever in this adventure that dives into the depths of Tartarus. The accessible and dramatic cover art by graphic novelist Nilah Magruder will attract a new generation of fans.

Percy Jackson and the Sword of Hades

Percy Jackson and the Sword of Hades


  • Release: 2009
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 160 page
  • ISBN: 0955944686
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A brilliant Percy Jackson mini adventure plus Horrible Histories Groovy Greeks - a winning combo for World Book Day!The goddess Persephone has summoned Percy, Thalia and Nico to the Underworld in order to retrieve Hades' powerful sword before it falls into the wrong hands. Easier said than done in a world full of evil daimons, ghosts and ghouls. Not to mention Iapetos - brother of the powerful Titan lord, Kronos. This time the young demigods are really up against it - will Percy manage to return the sword before it's too late?Flip the book over for lots more ancient Greek fun with Terry Deary's brilliant Groovy Greeks:It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: Why some groovy Greek girls ran about naked pretending to be bears? Who had the world's first flushing toilet? Why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax? Discover all the foul facts about the Groovy Greeks - all the gore and more!

These Truths  A History of the United States

These Truths A History of the United States


  • Release: 2018-09-18
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 960 page
  • ISBN: 9780393635256
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New York Times Bestseller In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian and New Yorker writer Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation, an urgently needed reckoning with the beauty and tragedy of American history. Written in elegiac prose, Lepore’s groundbreaking investigation places truth itself—a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence—at the center of the nation’s history. The American experiment rests on three ideas—"these truths," Jefferson called them—political equality, natural rights, and the sovereignty of the people. And it rests, too, on a fearless dedication to inquiry, Lepore argues, because self-government depends on it. But has the nation, and democracy itself, delivered on that promise? These Truths tells this uniquely American story, beginning in 1492, asking whether the course of events over more than five centuries has proven the nation’s truths, or belied them. To answer that question, Lepore traces the intertwined histories of American politics, law, journalism, and technology, from the colonial town meeting to the nineteenth-century party machine, from talk radio to twenty-first-century Internet polls, from Magna Carta to the Patriot Act, from the printing press to Facebook News. Along the way, Lepore’s sovereign chronicle is filled with arresting sketches of both well-known and lesser-known Americans, from a parade of presidents and a rogues’ gallery of political mischief makers to the intrepid leaders of protest movements, including Frederick Douglass, the famed abolitionist orator; William Jennings Bryan, the three-time presidential candidate and ultimately tragic populist; Pauli Murray, the visionary civil rights strategist; and Phyllis Schlafly, the uncredited architect of modern conservatism. Americans are descended from slaves and slave owners, from conquerors and the conquered, from immigrants and from people who have fought to end immig

Lost Hero  The  Heroes of Olympus  The  Book One

Lost Hero The Heroes of Olympus The Book One


  • Release: 2011-01-05
  • Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 576 page
  • ISBN: 9781423145400
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Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she's his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they're all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for "bad kids." What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea—except that everything seems very wrong.

The House of Hades

The House of Hades


  • Release: 2013-10-31
  • Publisher:
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  • File: PDF, 270 page
  • ISBN: 9798610705866
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Just when things were looking up for Than and Therese, everything crumbles.Eighteen-year-old Therese Mills has second thoughts about marrying Thanatos when she learns that no god has ever been faithful to his wife. But before she can move out of Than's rooms and into Hecate's, the Underworld is attacked, she and her friends are crushed, the souls are unleashed, and a malevolent goddess threatens to unhinge Mount Olympus.Hypnos has just made a deal with Hades to have his turn in the Upperworld, but before he can tempt Jen with a kiss, he's called back to rebind the souls and defend the House of Hades, and he unwittingly puts Jen and her family in harm's way.Can Hip, Than, and Therese save the living and the dead?*Formerly The Gatekeeper's House