Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Book 1 The Sword of Summer

Rick Riordan
Magnus Chase has seen his share of trouble. Ever since that terrible night two years ago when his mother told him to run, he has lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, staying one step ahead of the police and truant officers. One day, he's tracked down by an uncle he barely knows-a man his mother claimed was dangerous. Uncle Randolph tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants, and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years. When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision. Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die . . .


Reviewed: 2018-07-24

I made a cup of tea and picked this up to start while my tea cooled. I looked up over two hours later and had not even touched the mug of tea once.

Reviewed: 2017-09-10

I really like this new series. I really like Magnus, he's a lot different than a lot of other heroes. Looking forward to reading more!

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