- The Revenge of the Shadow King
Infobox Book |
name = The Revenge of the Shadow King
image_caption = Cover of "The Revenge of the Shadow King"
Derek Benzand J.S. Lewis
cover_artist = August Hall
language = English
genre = Science fiction Action
Orchard Books(an imprint of Scholastic)
release_date = March
media_type = Print (
pages = 369 pp
isbn = ISBN 0-439-79575-5
The Rise of the Black Wolf
"The Revenge of the Shadow King" is the first volume of three books in the
Grey Griffinsseries written in collaborative writingby American authors Derek Benzand J.S. Lewis, and published by Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. The book follows the story of four friends who form The Order of the Grey Griffin.
Max Sumners and his friends/other members of the Order of the Grey Griffin. Max is the son of a divorced rich woman who owns Avalon Minnesota. Max and his friends play a magical card game by the name of Round Table and are mentored by
Olaf Iverson, a grand master Round Table card game and a member of the Templar Grand Council. One day while playing Round Table, the Griffins find out that Max's grandfather has been killed in a mysterious accident. That night, Max has dinner with his grandmother and discovers that his grandfather was the guardian of an ancient book, an honor passed down through the generations. And that he is a descendant of Templar Knights and he discovers that the King of Shadows' portal has entered Earth. The Griffins destroys the portal and continue to unfold the mysteries of the Templar Knights.
Paula Brehm-Heeger - VOYA said that the book will find a home in the hearts of teenage readers and those who love Dungeons and Dragons. [ [http://search.barnesandnoble.com/The-Revenge-of-the-Shadow-King/Derek-Benz/e/9780439875929 Paula Brehm Heeger's review of the Revenge of the Shdow King] ]
* [http://www.greygriffins.com Official website of the Grey Griffins Books]
* [http://www.scholastic.com Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.]
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