Paperback. Pub Date :2013-06-01 Pages: 256 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK A high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets ... I can't wait to see what's next Rick RiordanThe day after twelve-year-old Jack McKinley is told he has six months to live. he awakens on a mysterious island. where a secret organization promises to save his life -. but with one condition With his three friends. Jack must lead a mission to retrieve seven lost magical orbs. which. only when combined together. can save their lives The challenge:.. the orbs have been missing for a thousand years. lost among the ruins and relics of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World With no one else to turn to and no escape . in sight. the four friends have no choice but to undertake the quest First stop: The Colossus of Rhodes. where they realise that there's way more at stake than just their ...