Series: The Heroes of Olympus

Book 1

The Lost Hero

Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she’s his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they’re all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for “bad kids.” What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea—except that everything seems very wrong.

Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, and her vivid nightmares reveal that he’s in terrible danger. Now her boyfriend doesn’t recognize her, and when a freak storm and strange creatures attack during a school field trip, she, Jason, and Leo are whisked away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood. What is going on?

Leo has a way with tools. His new cabin at Camp Half-Blood is filled with them. Seriously, the place beats Wilderness School hands down, with its weapons training, monsters, and fine-looking girls. What’s troubling is the curse everyone keeps talking about, and that a camper’s gone missing. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist they are all—including Leo—related to a god.

Disney Hyperion 142311339X Ages 10+
'I'm not good with children,' the god confessed. 'Or people. Well, any organic life forms, really.'  - Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Kane Chronicles, the Heroes of Olympus, and Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

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  • #1 New York Times bestseller
  • #1 USA Today bestseller
  • #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller
  • #1 Indiebound bestseller
  • #1 UK bestseller


  • Riordan's storytelling is as polished as ever, brimming with wit, action, and heart — his devotees won't be disappointed. Publishers Weekly