Kane Chronicles

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 744 ratings

The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles, Book 1 Summary

The unabridged, digital audiobook edition of Rick Riordan’s The Kane Chronicles: The Red Pyramid, read by Joseph May and Jane Collingwood.

Percy Jackson fought Greek Gods. Now the Gods of Egypt are waking in the modern world....

I guess it started the night out dad blew up the British Museum....

Carter and Sadie Kane's dad is a brilliant Egyptologist with a secret plan that goes horribly wrong. An explosion shatters the ancient Rosetta stone and unleashes Set, the evil god of chaos.

Set imprisons Dr Kane in a golden coffin and Carter and Sadie must run for their lives. To save their dad, they embark on a terrifying quest from Cairo to Paris to the American Southwest and discover the truth about their family’s connection to the House of Life: an Egyptian temple of magic that has existed for thousands of years. The pharaohs of ancient Egypt are far from dead and buried. And so, unfortunately, are their gods....

©2013 Rick Riordan (P)2012 Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles, Book 1

    • By: Rick Riordan
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Joseph May
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244

    Carter and Sadie Kane's dad is a brilliant Egyptologist with a secret plan that goes horribly wrong. An explosion shatters the ancient Rosetta stone and unleashes Set, the evil god of chaos. Set imprisons Dr Kane in a golden coffin and Carter and Sadie must run for their lives. To save their dad, they embark on a terrifying quest from Cairo to Paris to the American Southwest and discover the truth about their family’s connection to the House of Life: an Egyptian temple of magic that has existed for thousands of years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Chillidaddy on 02-01-15

    Regular price: £24.00

  • Book 2

    • The Throne of Fire: The Kane Chronicles, Book 2

    • By: Rick Riordan
    • Narrated by: Joseph May, Jane Collingwood
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190

    The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Kane Chronicles: The Throne of Fire, read by Joseph May and Jane Collingwood. Ever since the gods of Ancient Egypt were unleashed on the modern world, Carter Kane and his sister, Sadie, have been in big trouble. As descendants of the magical House of Life, they command certain powers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The fire thrown

    • By S on 02-06-16

    Regular price: £24.00

  • Book 3

    • The Serpent's Shadow: The Kane Chronicles, Book 3

    • By: Rick Riordan
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Joseph May
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162

    Carter and Sadie Kane, descendants of the magical House of Life, are in pretty big trouble. Despite their bravest efforts, Apophis, the giant snake of Chaos, is still threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness. Now the Kanes must do something no magician has ever managed - defeat Apophis himself. No pressure there then. Battling against the forces of Chaos, their only hope is an ancient spell - but the magic has been lost for a millennia. Will they find the serpent’s shadow, or will they be led to their deaths?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great read

    • By Kelly on 23-08-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Demigods and Magicians

    • Three Stories from the World of Percy Jackson and the Kane Chronicles
    • By: Rick Riordan
    • Narrated by: Rick Riordan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Magic meets mythology in this explosive trilogy of short stories from Rick Riordan. When a mysterious magical disturbance draws magicians Carter and Sadie Kane to New York, they meet another pair of kids with abilities as incredible as their own: Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase! And it's no coincidence that they've all been drawn to the Big Apple. A crazed sorcerer, Setne, is stirring up double trouble, unleashing dangerous creatures from both Greek and Egyptian myth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Much enjoyed mash-up

    • By EC W on 23-02-18

    Regular price: £15.99