The Red Pyramid

Version: Unabridged
Author: Rick Riordan
Narrator: Katherine Kellgren , Kevin R. Free
Genres: Fiction, Teen
Publisher: Brilliance Corporation
Published In: May 2010
# of Units: 12 CDs
Length: 15 hours
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Since his mother's death six years ago, Carter Kane has been living out of a suitcase, traveling the globe with his father, the brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane. But while Carter's been homeschooled, his younger sister, Sadie, has been living with their grandparents in London. Sadie has just what Carter wants - school friends and a chance at a "normal" life. But Carter has just what Sadie longs for - time with their father. After six years of living apart, the siblings have almost nothing in common. Until now. On Christmas Eve, Sadie and Carter are reunited when their father brings them to the British Museum, with a promise that he's going to "make things right." But all does not go according to plan: Carter and Sadie watch as Julius summons a mysterious figure, who quickly banishes their father and causes a fiery explosion. Soon Carter and Sadie discover that the gods of Ancient Egypt are waking, and the worst of them - Set - has a frightening scheme. To save their father, they must embark on a dangerous journey - a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family and its links to the House of Life, a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.

Reviews (3)

Written by Janice C. on December 13th, 2019

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Much better than Percy Jackson!

Written by Molly E. on October 1st, 2019

  • Book Rating: 5/5

I think it’s a great book but Percy Jason is better

Written by Maya B on April 5th, 2018

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Great book. Fantastic. Author is awesome and so were the audio readers.

Author Details

Author Details

Riordan, Rick

Rick Riordan is also the author of the New York Times #1 best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series: Book One: The Lightning Thief; Book Two: The Sea of Monsters; Book Three: The Titana (TM)s Curse; Book Four: The Battle of the Labyrinth; and Book Five: The Last Olympian. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons.