The stakes get higher in #1 NYT bestselling author Anthony Horowitz’s latest masterpiece. As the fourth novel in the spellbinding Gatekeepers series begins, the. Necropolis by Anthony Horowitz, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Summary: An excellent fast paced thriller, ideal for boys but equally enjoyable for girls. If the rest of the series is up to the same standard as.

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I wouldn’t mind except this mean Alright. Scarlett Adams, the adopted Asian daughter of divorced British parents.

Necropolis (Power of Five) by Anthony Horowitz – book review

A person trying to give her a letter disappears in a swarming crowd, and the people that she meets stare at her intently. Trivia About Necropolis The G He agrees to help them after affirming that Matt and Jamie are indeed part of the Five with a test: Jan 20, Melenia rated it really liked it.

He knew that the only way to get near her was to be caught, so he had contacted Lohan and his men earlier, telling them of his plan, and then Scarlett’s father had agreed to call Nightrise in order to turn in Matt, even at expense of his own life. In a nutshell Necropolis is a very good book for people who like fantasy, fiction, thriller novels, and is also a dramatic set up to apage series ending book.

If the rest of the series is up to the same standard as Necropolis it is easily one of the best action thriller series for teenagers around. This authors is becoming one of my favourites now! It is part of the Hong Kong Observatory warning system on the intensity of typhoons. Meanwhile, Chaosthe King of the Old Ones, prepares to commence the war to conquer the planet and wipe out humanity. Scarlett’s power is great and also, I love her.



Matt and Jamie travel under the names Martin Hopkins and Nicholas Helsey respectively, gorowitz names from the Pentagram series. A dream call by Scarlett wakes a dragon a metaphor for a typhoonwhich starts to move towards Hong Kong. But just like any woman, hell have no fury.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This section is empty. Jun 03, Chiara rated it it was amazing. Much better than 3 with surprise ending. Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from June All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention Use dmy dates from November Use British English from November Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles to be expanded from January All articles to be expanded Articles with empty sections from January All articles with empty sections Articles using small message boxes.

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The some things I didn’t like about the book was that some parts were stretched out a lot further than they needed to be and antohny made it seem like the author wanted to make the story longer so when people went to buy the book it would be a good long one. In London, Scarlett is trying to get back to her normal life, but can’t when she notices strange men following her. Although I think it’s unlikely because Horowitz doesn’t like taking risks I want Scarlett to die at the beginning of the next book.

It involves Hong Kong and the meeting of the 5. She unwillingly goes to Hong Kong for her father, who works for Nightrise. Despite how that sounds, by no means did I think it was a boring first h 4.

She is then disguised as a boy, and pretends to be encropolis son of a couple who are boarding a ship departing Hong Kong to Macau, where she will meet with the other Gatekeepers. Although this only was rare and is well worth the buy. With most sequels, there’s usually a casual introduction of about 50 pages or so which just refreshes where the story is at between the two installments.


Meanwhile, Lohan’s men kill all but one of the Old Ones’ agents, who is wounded but hides. I’m definitely reading the next one. In this novel, I feel like that ‘introduction stage’ lasted almost pages.

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But even if Scar can find her psychic power, it may already be too late. After thwarting an attack in Peru, the other Gatekeepers divide, with Matt and Scott heading to London, where they just miss Scarlett, who is called to Hong Kong by her father, who works for Nightrise Corp.

The book was released in the United Kingdom and Australia on 30 October Scarlett is being held captive but she discovers her power all too soon. This book will have you literally sitting on the edge. May 30, Ezra rated it it was amazing. Lots of background, turns, twists an on the edge of your seat roller coaster ride. Preview — Necropolis by Anthony Horowitz. It is a rewrite of the corresponding Day necropllis the Dragon, released in Horowitz’s Pentagram series.

He sees people dying in the street because of the pollution, and recognizes several of the Old Nceropolis servants. Horrowitz does a tremendous job describing the gruesome and altogether horrifying takeover of the Old Ones, and I literally felt myself recoiling from the pages as I read. Hopefully the last book will live up to the first four. Shang-tung explains that Scarlett has been taken prisoner by the Old Ones who plan to turn Hong Kong into a necropolis, a city of the dead, by using poisonous gases mixed with the pollution from mainland China that will suffocate and kill necropolix residents there.