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The Fire

By James Patterson, Jill Dembowski (Audiobook, 2012)
Whit and Wisty Allgood have sacrificed everything to lead the resistance against the merciless totalitarian regime that governs their world. Its supreme leader, The One Who Is The One, has banned everything they hold dear: books, music, art, and imagination. But the growing strength of the siblings' magic hasn't been enough to stop the One's evil rampage, and now he's executed the only family they had left.

Wisty knows that the time has finally come for her to face The One. But her fight and her fire only channel more power to this already invincible being. How can she and Whit possibly prepare for their imminent showdown with the ruthless villain that devastated their world-before he can truly become all-powerful?

In this stunning climax of the epic Witch & Wizard series, the stakes have never been higher-and the consequences will change everything.
  • Audiobook Excerpt

Whit and Wisty Allgood have sacrificed everything to lead the resistance against the merciless totalitarian regime that governs their world. Its supreme leader, The One Who Is The One, has banned everything they hold dear: books, music, art, and imagination. But the growing strength of the siblings' magic hasn't been enough to stop the One's evil rampage, and now he's executed the only family they had left.

Wisty knows that the time has finally come for her to face The One. But her fight and her fire only channel more power to this already invincible being. How can she and Whit possibly prepare for their imminent showdown with the ruthless villain that devastated their world-before he can truly become all-powerful?

In this stunning climax of the epic Witch & Wizard series, the stakes have never been higher-and the consequences will change everything.

James Patterson is the #1 bestselling author of the Maximum Ride, Witch & Wizard, and Confessions novels, as well as Homeroom Diaries. His blockbusters for adults, featuring enduring characters like Alex Cross--in addition to his many books for younger readers, such as the Middle School series--have sold more than 300 million copies worldwide, making him the bestselling author of the decade. He lives in Florida.

Jill Dembowski graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in literature and creative writing. She has also collaborated with James Patterson on Witch & Wizard: The Kiss. She lives in Pittsburgh.
  • Praise for Witch & Wizard: The Gift
    "Patterson and Rust send a very powerful message to children to believe in themselves, each other, and their own special talents. The allusions to books, artists, and music are an added bonus. The topics of children vs. adults, violence, magic, music, and romance make this an edgy novel sure to please many readers . . . boys and girls alike." (VOYA).

  • "Patterson's trademark mastery of gruesome and terrifying imagery makes this... tale come alive... as readers are whisked at breakneck speed." (School Library Journal).

  • Praise for Witch & Wizard:
    "Young Patterson fans will be thrilled to jump into this new adventure." (VOYA).

  • "Fast-paced... suspenseful." (Children's Literature).

  • Raves for the MAXIMUM RIDE series:
    #1 New York Times Bestseller
    Publishers Weekly Bestseller
    ALA Quick Pick
    KLIATT Editor's Choice
    VOYA Editor's Choice
    Book Sense Children's Pick
    An American Library Association 2005 "Teens Top Ten" pick

Product Details

The Fire
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio
  • Price: $9.98 US/$10.98 CAN
  • Audio Run Time: 420
  • ISBN-13: 9781619692404
  • On Sale Date: 10/30/2012
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