The Final Book of The Kane Chronicles Trilogy Title Revealed

The Serpent's Shadow
Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) revealed the title and cover image for Summer 2012's biggest book release, The Serpent's Shadow, the final book in The Kane Chronicles series by best-selling author Rick Riordan. (Graphic: Business Wire)
Rick Riordan’s final book of The Kane Chronicles series is hitting stores on May 1, 2012, and Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) has just released the cover art (see above) and title for the last book in the bestselling trilogy. The publisher’s ordered a 2 million copy first printing of The Serpent’s Shadow due to the demand by fans for the upcoming book.
 
“Fans eagerly await learning the fate of Carter and Sadie Kane in this final book,” stated Suzanne Murphy, vice president and publisher, Disney Publishing Worldwide. “Rick, the master of mythology, gives fans a nail-biting conclusion with his signature blend of humor and nonstop action.”
 


Riordan is the bestselling author of three successful franchises: Percy Jackson & the Olympians, The Kane Chronicles, and The Heroes of Olympus. Combined, the franchises have sold more than 30 million books.
 
Riordan and DPW have made available an excerpt from the first chapter of The Serpent’s Shadow. Check it out at TheKaneChronicles.com.
 
The Basic Plot:
 
Carter and Sadie Kane return for more explosive encounters with Egyptian gods in the final book in the Kane Chronicles trilogy. Nothing less than the mortal world is at stake as the Kane family fulfills its destiny in this thrilling conclusion.
 
Source: Disney Publishing Worldwide – January 10, 2012