A haunting, beautifully written novel set in
early-nineteenth-century Louisiana: the tale of a slave
girl's journey--emotional and physical--from captivity to
Rick Riordan is the multi-award-winning author of the Tres
Navarre mystery series for adults and the national
bestselling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series for children.
For fifteen years, Rick taught English and history at public
and private middle schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and
in Texas. In 2002, Saint Mary's Hall honored him with the
school's first Master Teacher Award.
His adult fiction has won the top three national awards in
the mystery genre -- the Edgar, the Anthony and the Shamus.
He has presented workshops for such organizations as the
International Reading Association, the California
Association of Independent Schools, the National Council for
Teachers of English, the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher
Institute and the Texas Library Association. His short
fiction has appeared in Mary Higgins Clark Mystery Magazine
and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. In 2003, he was
inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters.
His Percy Jackson series features a twelve-year-old dyslexic
boy who discovers he is the modern-day son of a Greek god.
The novels draw on Riordan's experience teaching Greek
mythology and his interaction with students who have
learning differences. The novel was a New York Times Notable
Book for 2005 and has been optioned for feature film to
Twentieth Century Fox.
Rick Riordan now writes full-time. He lives in San Antonio
with his wife and two sons.
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The Throne Of Fire, May 2011
The Kane Chronicles #2
The Lost Hero, October 2010
The Heroes Of Olympus, Book One
The Red Pyramid, May 2010
The Kane Chronicles, #1
Percy Jackson & The Last Olympian, May 2009
Book 5: The Last Olympian
39 Clues: Maze of Bones, September 2008
39 Clues #1
The Battle Of The Labyrinth, May 2008
Percy Jackson And The Olympians #4
Rebel Island, September 2007
The Titan's Curse, May 2007
Percy Jackson And The Olympians, Book 3
The Sea of Monsters, April 2006
Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2
The Lightning Thief, April 2006
Percy Jackson #1