Download e-book for kindle: City of Wind (Century Quartet, Book 3) by Pierdomenico Baccalario

By Pierdomenico Baccalario

ISBN-10: 0375892281

ISBN-13: 9780375892288

Within the 3rd installment of the Century Quartet, Italian writer P. D. Baccalario keeps the secret that might take 4 towns and 4 remarkable little ones to solve.


When new details turns up in regards to the superstar of Stone, the item they discovered in big apple, Mistral, Elettra, Harvey, and Sheng meet back in Paris. Harvey brings the stone to teach to his dad's archaeologist good friend. And it seems that the pal is aware even more in regards to the kids' quest than they can have imagined. She provides them a clock that when belonged to Napoléon, and she or he tells them that in the event that they can work out the way it works, it is going to cause them to one other item of strength. The clock sends the children everywhere Paris, via outdated church buildings and forgotten museum indicates, looking for an artifact associated with the Egyptian goddess Isis. yet a lady with a penchant for venomous snakes and carnivorous plants—and her huge community of spies—is observing their each movement. . . .

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The clock’s pendulum swung back and forth. The mouse blinked, then gathered itself and dashed forward across the hardwood floor. That was when the cat pounced. It streaked from its hiding spot beneath the couch, and a heavy paw knocked the mouse sideways. The mouse skidded across the floor, rolled to its feet, and ran. A shadow passed over TWO AND TWENTY DARK TALES: Dark Retellings of Mother Goose Rhymes it, and two paws came down on either side of it. The cat batted it across the floor, slamming it into something hard and slick.

And at the far end of the room, so immense it should not have fit, a grandfather clock of wood and gold and diamonds. Its base and sides were carved with runes that, Amarind knew from experience, made your vision blur if you stared at them too long. The clockface was carved of diamond, but had no arms. The pendulum and weights were solid gold, and despite the glass covering, the power leaking out of the clock was enough to make Amarind shiver. ” she said carefully. “I’m here,” the Witch said. And she was, sitting in the chair at the head of the table.

Hide? Draw the knife? ” and a noblewoman came into the library, giggling behind her handkerchief. She stopped giggling, stood in the doorway, and stared. King Cedric stopped short. After a long moment, he said, “Summon the guards, please. ” *** The guards recognized her at once. She saw it in their faces, in the way they hesitated before taking her by the arms, in the gentle way they escorted her through the halls. ” Kind Cedric looked at her over his shoulder, nothing uncertain in his glance. She glared back.

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