The Crown of Ptolemy by Rick Riordan is the third short story in the demigod-magician crossover. Read an excerpt and check out the cover featuring Percy, Annabeth, Carter, and Sadie.

Here we go! The cover for The Crown of Ptolemy is striking as the lead characters stand tall with weapons at the ready.

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Synopsis

In their first encounter, demigod Percy Jackson and magician Carter Kane had to battle a giant crocodile on Long Island. A month later, Annabeth Chase ran into Carter’s sister, Sadie, on the A train to Rockaway, where the pair fought a god named Serapis. Now trouble is brewing again, this time on Governor’s Island. An ancient Egyptian magician named Setne has come back from the dead and is experimenting with Egyptian and Greek magic, trying to become a god himself. He’s so powerful and tricky that all four—Percy, Annabeth, Carter, and Sadie—have to team up against him. But their usual weapons and spells aren’t going to cut it this time. Will the heroes be taken down by a wannabe god who looks like Elvis, or will they rise to the challenge? Told from Percy’s point of view, this third demigod-magician crossover story has all of the spunk and action that Rick Riordan fans crave.

The Crown of Ptolemy by Rick Riordan will be published in the trade paperback edition of The House of Hades, going on sale on March 31, 2015. The eBook edition of The Crown of Ptolemy by Rick Riordan with enhanced audio will be available for sale on May 12, 2015. The Amazon edition without audio will also be available on May 12.

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