Wisecracks, gadgets and fast-paced action sequences abound in the second book about Alex Van Helsing, a 14-year-old boy with a supernatural gift for sensing evil.... humorous dialogue and harrowing escapes will keep action-oriented readers entertained.
“Wisecracks, gadgets and fast-paced action sequences abound in the second book about Alex Van Helsing….[H]umorous dialogue and harrowing escapes will keep action-oriented readers…entertained.” (Kirkus Reviews)
Henderson continues to spin a James Bond-type of action adventure story with a supernatural twist. It’s an entertaining read that is full of suspense and intrigue...fans will eat it up and look forward to the next chapter is this exciting series (School Library Journal)
This eagerly awaited second title in the Alex Van Helsing series continues the story with more compelling action, more character development, more worldbuilding, and more thrilling horror elements that meld together seamlessly. Readers will not be able to put it down. This excellent book is a must-have. (Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) (Starred Review))
Praise for the Alex Van Helsing series:“Engaging and suspenseful.” (Associated Press)
About the Author
Jason Henderson is the author of Alex Van Helsing: Vampire Rising (Summer 2010) from HarperTeen, which has been named by the Texas Library Association to the 2011 Lone Star Reading List, a list of the top 20 books published in the previous year for middle grade readers. An active writer of comics and games, his most recent comic series is Marvel Comics' Shadowland: Daughters of the Shadow. His most recent game screenplay was for Activision's Singularity, for which he was nominated for a 2010 WGA Screenwriting Award. You can find him online at alexvanhelsing.com .