A Maximum Ride Novel
By James Patterson
(Little, Brown and Company, Hardcover, 9780316002899, 320pp.)
Publication Date: March 16, 2009
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James Patterson's bestselling Maximum Ride series is back, with Max and the gang as The Protectors. Someone--or something--is decimating ships and sea life off Hawaii's coast, and Max and her flock find themselves sucked into the Navy's top-secret investigation of the catastrophe. Their objective: Rescue Max's activist mom from a wicked subterranean enemy. The hitch: They must dive deep into dark waters, where gruesome evil dwells... and for high-flying Maximum Ride, could there be anything more terrifying than being trapped in the great abyss? This soaring new adventure takes Maximum Ride and the Flock into terrifying new territory--fans, hold your breath!
James Patterson is the author of the Maximum Ride, Witch & Wizard, and Confessions novels, as well as Homeroom Diaries. His blockbusters for adults--in addition to his many books for younger readers, such as the Middle School series--have sold more than 300 million copies worldwide. He lives in Florida.
Recipient of the Colorado Blue Spruce Book Award
Raves for the MAXIMUM RIDE series:
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Publishers Weekly Bestseller
An ALA Quick Pick for Young Adults
An ALA/VOYA "Teens' Top Ten" Pick
A VOYA Review Editor's Choice
A New York Public Library "Books for the Teen Age" Selection
A Book Sense Summer 2007 Children's Pick
A KLIATT Editors' Choice
A Children's Choice Book Awards Author of the Year for MAX
"A breathless adventure...full of action, swooping flights and fierce fights--a sure bet for the movies."—KLIATT
"Jump on board this MAXIMUM RIDE...Fights and flights are non-stop."—USA Today
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"BOOK OF THE WEEK...Pace, action, mystery, and cool."—London Times
"Adventure, fighting, backstabbing, and love abound."—VOYA