Rise of the Elgen

By Richard Paul Evans; Fred Berman (Read by)
Simon & Schuster Audio, Compact Disc, 9781442354753, 8pp.

Publication Date: August 14, 2012

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Michael must save his mother—and protect his powers—in the electric sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling Michael Vey, from Richard Paul Evans.

Michael was born with special electrical powers—and he’s not the only one. His friend Taylor has them too, and so do other kids around the world. With Michael’s friend Ostin, a techno-genius, they form the Electroclan, an alliance meant to protect them from a powerful group, the growing Order of Elgen, who are out to destroy them. The leader of the Elgen, Dr. Hatch, has kidnapped Michael’s mother, and time is running out.

     After narrowly escaping an Elgen trap, Ostin’s discovery of bizarre “rat fires” in South America leads the gang to the jungles of Peru, where the Electroclan meets new, powerful foes and faces their greatest challenge yet as Michael learns the extent of the Elgen’s rise in power—and the truth of their plan to “restructure” the world.




About the Author
Richard Paul Evans is the #1 bestselling author of "The Christmas Box". Each of his more than twenty-five novels has been a "New York Times "bestseller. There are more than twenty million copies of his books in print worldwide, translated into more than twenty-four languages. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Mothers Book Award, the "Romantic Times" Best Women s Novel of the Year Award, the German Audience Gold Award for Romance, two Religion Communicators Council Wilbur Awards, the "Washington Times" Humanitarian of the Century Award and the Volunteers of America National Empathy Award. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife, Keri, and their five children. You can learn more about Richard on Facebook at Facebook.com/RPEFans, or visit his website, RichardPaulEvans.com.

Fred Berman is a five-time winner of the "AudioFile" Earphone Award for Audiobook Narration and the recipient of the 2013 Audie Award for narration in "Spy the Lie". He has read a number of audiobooks for young listeners, including Judy Blume's "Soupy Saturdays with The Pain & The Great One" and Andrew Clements's "The Last Holiday Concert". He has also narrated the audiobooks for Robert Kirkman's popular series, "The Walking Dead."

Berman is an accomplished actor of both the stage and screen as well, performing on Broadway as Timon in "The Lion King" and off-Broadway in "Hamlet", "Twelfth Night", and "King Lear". On television, Berman has had roles on NBC's hit series "Smash" as well as "All My Children "and "Law and Order". He lives in New York City.

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