The Secret Prophecy
By Herbie Brennan
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen, Hardcover, 9780062071804, 363pp.
Publication Date: October 2012
List Price: $16.99*
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Imagine your father has been found dead. Strange men armed with guns show up at his funeral. And those same men have begun to follow you. Now you're on the run.
When Edward Michael "Em" Goverton uncovers the key to a five-hundred-year-old deadly prediction by the prophet Nostradamus, personal tragedy morphs into international crisis. Soon Em finds himself enmeshed in a sinister web of shocking events where nothing is quite as it seems. Aided by Victor, a mysterious stranger, and Charlotte, a family friend, Em follows a trail of cryptic clues that leads the trio into a conspiracy of world-shattering proportions.
But the ominous forces behind the plot are not about to sit back and let their plans be ruined. Soon their net begins to close in on Em, and it's a race against the clock for the trio to finish what Em's father startedand prevent a catastrophe that threatens the lives of an entire generation. Bestselling author Herbie Brennan has crafted an edge-of-your-seat thriller that grabs readers by the throat and won't let them go until they've reached the very last page.
“Brennan has written a masterpiece thriller of intrigue, suspense, and mystery-a well written novel that readers will not want to put down. Any person who enjoys getting lost within the pages of a book will want to pick up this one. ”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) (Starred Review)
Praise for THE DOOMSDAY BOX: ““Well populated with interesting characters, this story is nicely paced and told, a solid sequel that indicates there is room for more.”
Praise for THE DOOMSDAY BOX: “Readers who enjoy their action/adventure laced with weird science and real politics will enjoy this fast-paced, exciting second in the series.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Praise for THE DOOMSDAY BOX: “This book has something for every reader: suspense, history, time travel, adventure, and a little romance and humor.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)