The House of Power by Patrick Carman
(Atherton, Book 1): House of Power No. 1

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From the creator of the Land of Elyon comes a riveting adventure set in an extraordinary satellite world?created as a refuge from a dying Earth?that begins to collapse and forever change the lives of its inhabitants. Edgar, a gifted climber, is a lonely boy scaling the perilous cliffs that separate the three realms of Atherton: a humble fig grove; a mysterious highland world of untold beauty and sinister secrets; and a vast wasteland where he must confront an unspeakable danger that could destroy the people of Atherton. When Edgar discovers a book which contains the history of Atherton's origins and ultimate apocalypse, his world?quite literally?begins to turn inside out.

About Patrick Carman

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Patrick Carman's first book, The Dark Hills Divide (Land of Elyon series) spent over 20 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Patrick worked in advertising for a decade and has also created board games and launched several businesses.
Published April 3, 2007 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 390 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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Kidz World

The Highlands are sinking into Tabletop, and Tabletop into the Flatlands.

May 19 2009 | Read Full Review of The House of Power (Atherton,...


In the shadow of what was once the planet earth (now known as The Dark Planet) is the intriguing world of Atherton.

Apr 03 2007 | Read Full Review of The House of Power (Atherton,...

The Trades

Bestselling author Patrick Carman, has left behind the Land of Elyon and created a new world for readers.

Feb 22 2007 | Read Full Review of The House of Power (Atherton,...

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