By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
In this riveting and adventure-packed follow-up to Peter and the Starcatchers, we find Peter leaving the relative protection of Mollusk Island-along together with his relied on spouse Tinker Bell-for the chilly, damp streets of London. On a tough trip around the sea, he and Tink notice the darkish and lethal, slithering part-man/part-creature Lord Ombra. it sounds as if the scary Ombra has numerous mysterious powers together with the facility to make shadows disappear. while Peter reaches London, he units out to discover the indomitable Molly. jointly they need to strive against Ombra's bad forces to either shield the Starcatchers and the valuable starstuff and most significantly to rescue Molly's mom from the clutches of evil. Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson have performed it again-written a compulsively readable, impossible-to-put-down story that might pride readers of every age.
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