MICHAEL NORTHROP has written short fiction for Weird Tales, the Notre Dame Review, and McSweeney's. His debut novel, Gentlemen, earned him a PW Flying Start, and his YA thriller, Trapped, was published to great acclaim. An editor at Sports Illustrated Kids for many years, he now writes full-time from his home in New York City. You can visit him online at www.michaelnorthrop.net.
Ryan Flint and Cleo McNeil are heading to China with their parents to examine an archaeological site. But when Cleo's grandmother tells them about a secret that haunts her past, they're plunged into a new mystery.
Ryan thought he'd used up a lifetime's supply of adventure - now he's surrounded by fire-breathing dragons, ancient poisons and an army of terracotta warriors! Sometimes, just staying alive is an adventure . . .
The second in a fantastic new series from the author of the Adventure Island books.