The Secret Journeys of Jack London, Book One by Christopher Golden
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The world knows Jack London as awriter who lived his own thrilling,real-life adventures. But there areparts of his life that have remainedhidden for many years, things even he couldn’tset down in writing. Terrifying, mysterious,bizarre, and magical —these are the SecretJourneys of Jack London.

We meet Jack at age seventeen, followingthousands of men and women into the YukonTerritory in search of gold. For Jack, the journeyholds the promise of another kind of fortune:challenge and adventure. But what he finds inthe wild north is something far more sinisterthan he could have ever imagined: kidnappingand slavery, the murderous nature of desperatemen, and, amidst it all, supernatural beasts ofthe wilderness that prey upon the weakness inmen’s hearts. Jack’s survival will depend on hisability to quell the demons within himself asmuch as those without.

Acclaimed authors Christopher Goldenand Tim Lebbon, along with illustrator GregRuth, have crafted a masterful tale bothclassic and contemporary, a gripping originalstory of the paranormal in the tradition ofthe great Jack London.


About Christopher Golden

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Christopher Golden is the Bram Stoker Award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, and Strangewood. He has also teamed with Hellboy creator Mike Mignola on Baltimore, a WWI-era vampire novel, He has written books for teens and young adults, including Soulless and the thriller series Body of Evidence, honored by the New York Public Library and chosen as one of YALSA's Best Books for Young Readers. The first book in the Secret Journeys of Jack London, The Wild, has been optioned for film by Fox 2000. Christopher lives with his family in Massachusetts. Find out more at Tim Lebbon is the author of nearly thirty books for adults, including The Island and, with Chris Golden, the acclaimed Hidden Cities series. He is the winner of numerous British Fantasy Awards and a Bram Stoker Award. Of his writing, the New York Times Book Review says, "Tim Lebbon displays the sort of cool irony and uncanny mood-making that drive the best Twilight Zone stories." He lives in the English countryside with his wife and children. You can visit him online at
Published March 1, 2011 by HarperTeen. 373 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Launching the Secret Journeys of Jack London series, Lebbon and Golden offer a gripping, gory alternate history of author London, adding supernatural threats to the earthly ones he's known to have fac

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City Book Review

In Book Two of Golden & Lebbon’s Secret Journeys of Jack London series, Jack is returning home from the Yukon on the Umatilla when the ship is attacked by pirates.

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Night Owl Teen

Jack London is best known for his books such as Call of the Wild and White Fang, but this was not a man who spent his life behind a typewriter.

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