About the Author
(www.rickriordan.com) is the author ofThe Kane Chronicles, Book One: The Red Pyramid
as well as all the books in theNew York Times
best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series: The Lightning Thief; The Sea of Monsters; The Titan's Curse;The Battle of the Labyrinth
; andThe Last Olympian
. His previous novels for adults include the hugely popular Tres Navarre series, winner of the top three awards in the mystery genre. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons.