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Something extraordinary is about to happen to Charlotte Mielswetzski. It's not the very cute kitten that appears out of nowhere. It's not the arrival of her cousin Zee, who believes he's the cause of a mysterious sickness that has struck his friends back in England. And it's not the white-faced, yellow-eyed men in tuxedos who follow Charlotte everywhere. What's so extraordinary is not any one of these things. It'sall of them. When Charlotte's friends start to get sick, Charlotte and Zee set out to find a cure. Their quest leads them to a not-so-mythical Underworld, where they face Harpies that love to rhyme, gods with personnel problems, and ghosts with a thirst for blood.Charlotte and Zee learn that in a world overrun by Nightmares, Pain, and Death, the really dangerous character is a guy named Phil. And then they discover that the fate of every person -- livingand dead -- is in their hands.
As all her friends begin to get sick with an illness the doctors cannot cure, Charlotte turns to her cousin, Zee, for guidance and suddenly ends up on a journey to a magical and perilous underworld in order to find the only solution that will work to save everyone they know and love from certain doom. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 424
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Cats, Legends + Myths + Fables / Greek + Roman, Family / General
Series Title: Cronus Chronicles
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: Teen
Author: Anne Ursu
Street Date: April 24, 2007
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-5909