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The Son of Neptune

The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2
Written by: Rick Riordan
Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
Categories: Teen & Young Adult
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Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents, this downloadable, unabridged audiobook edition of the second title in this number one, bestselling spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan. This crazy messed up world of gods and monsters is Percy Jackson's reality, which pretty much sucks for him. Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, God of the Sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die.

But they're the least of his problems. Because Percy finds himself at a camp for half-bloods, which doesn't ring any bells for him. There's just one name he remembers from his past. Annabeth. Only one thing is certain - Percy's questing days aren't over. He and fellow demigods Frank and Hazel must face the most important quest of all: The Prophecy of Seven. If they fail, it's not just their camp at risk. Percy's old life, the gods, and the entire world might be destroyed...

©2014 Rick Riordan (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited

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Great novel

Everything is explained CT and I like the different characters which are portrayed by the speaker efficiently

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-02-15

Good start to the second series:

As good as the previous series, bringing in new characters and monsters. As the prophecy unfolds what else has been kept from our heroes?

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  • Anonymous User
  • 23-01-19

Better performance by Swanson than before

It took me a while to get used to Swanson. He reads in a more serious tone than the previous reader in the PJ-series. But he did a much better job here than in the previous book! loved it.

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  • Alex
  • 17-11-16

Rick Riordan does it again!!

I am constantly amazed by these books and how ever more exciting they become, I recommend these books to everyone if you're even the slightest into Greek mythology. The voice acting is fantastic as well, definitely a winner for me.

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  • Aidan
  • 12-12-15

Great story, really well told

Loved this book as I have loved listening to all Rick Riordan's work to this point. First person novels annoy me when I read them, but as an audiobook, when told as well as Joshua Swanson does here, they are brilliant. Best audiobook series since listening to harry potter for me.

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  • mrs s cook
  • 28-07-15

Long and detailed

I loved it especially at the start with all the jokes and the awesome description

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-08-20

Amazing book

Thought I found the narrator annoying to start with, at the end I loved him

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-06-20

I did a BOOBOO

I like to eat moose and this book is great toilet paper also the narrator is my missing dad but pops are pops like eggs is what my brain is made off lol ha u suck

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 15-06-20

Loved every minute of it

Great story, great reading. I really got sucked into the story, performance and characters

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  • Laura Blackett
  • 10-06-20

Good book and good addition to the Percy Jackson world!

I have to say that this book is really good and you should listen to it!

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  • G A SHEPPY
  • 01-06-20

gripping story

loved the story as part of a series need to get to the end to fully appreciate it

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-01-20

Amazing story, average narration

I love all the stories from Riordan, he is a fantastic author but the narrator kinda kills it for me, ive listened to the sample of the mark of Athena and the author who takes over also sounds uninteresting. Matching the right narrator/s to the right stories I’m sure isn’t easy but come on

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  • Bridget Fair
  • 07-11-18

Epicness 🧠=you

It was totally epic and or awesome and or one of the best storys I have ever listened to!!!!!!

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  • Justin Whelan
  • 14-12-17

Awesome

I'm so happy to be back in rick riordens world. Just awesome. Wow I can't wait for the next book.





















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  • Kaswyn
  • 24-10-16

Another great book in the Riordan collection

Once you get use to the American accent, the book is great as ever. some suprises and twists as well.

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  • Kristy
  • 20-07-16

A favourite book read extremely well

Always been huge fan of the series and Joshua Swanson has done a fantastic job reading it.
Definitely listening to again in the future