The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

The Lost Hero by Rick RiordanThe Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
Series: The Heroes of Olympus #1
Genre: Fantasy
Release Date: 12th October 2010
Publisher: Puffin
Source: Bought
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Rating: three-stars

When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods - despite the monsters roaming the woods and demigods practising archery with flaming arrows and explosives.

But rumours of a terrible curse - and a missing hero - are flying around camp.

It seems Jason, Piper and Leo are the chosen ones to embark on a terrifying new quest, which they must complete by the winter solstice. In just four days time.

Can the trio succeed on this deadly mission - and what must they sacrifice in order to survive?

I have been led astray. Betrayed. Deceived, even. After the fantastic Percy Jackson series ended on such a high note I couldn’t wait to dive back into Percy’s world with this new, slightly more grown-up (I assume Heroes of Olympus is aimed at an older age group because of ~reasons~) series. Alas, The Lost Hero was a bit like reading a Where’s Wally book, except I kept turning the page hoping that Percy would show up and then suffering the crushing disappointment of that not happening.

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