Power of Five

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 368 ratings

Raven's Gate Summary

Matt has always known he has unusual powers. Raised in foster care, he is sent to Yorkshire on a rehabilitation programme, only to find himself in the midst of sinister goings-on. Matt investigates and uncovers a terrible secret - eight guardians are protecting the world from the Old Ones, beings banished long ago by five children. But devil worshippers want to let the Old Ones back in....

©2005 Anthony Horowitz (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Raven's Gate

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Paul Panting
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    Matt has always known he has unusual powers. Raised in foster care, he is sent to Yorkshire on a rehabilitation programme, only to find himself in the midst of sinister goings-on. Matt investigates and uncovers a terrible secret - eight guardians are protecting the world from the Old Ones, beings banished long ago by five children. But devil worshippers want to let the Old Ones back in....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great book

    • By htippers on 16-08-15

    Regular price: £17.49

  • Book 2

    • Evil Star

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Paul Panting
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Follow the continuing adventures of 14-year-old Matt Freeman in this unabridged reading by Paul Panting. Matt thinks his days of battling evil are over after his experiences at Raven's Gate. But soon he is pulled into another horrifying adventure when he discovers a second gate exists. Matt and his friend Richard travel to Peru and, assisted by a secret organisation known as the Nexus, follow a series of clues to the gate's whereabouts. But there is a traitor in the Nexus....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I read this series several years ago...

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-12-18

    Regular price: £17.49

  • Book 3

    • Power of Five: Night Rise

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Paul Panting, Kerry Shale
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 53

    Fourteen-year-old twins Jamie and Scott Tyler are performing a mind-reading act in a dingy theatre. But when a sinister multinational corporation, Nightrise, kidnaps Scott, Jamie is left alone - and wanted for murder. He becomes embroiled in a corrupt presidential campaign and breaks into the American prison system before being propelled 10,000 years into the past, where he encounters the other Gatekeepers and witnesses the creation of Raven's Gate - and the first fateful battle against the Old Ones.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another gripping installment

    • By D.M. Cain on 04-04-17

    Regular price: £17.49

  • Book 4

    • Necropolis

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Paul Panting
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    An ancient evil is unleashed. Five have the power to defeat it. But one of them has been taken. Fifteen-year-old Scarlett Adams is caught in a media storm after her strange disappearance - which she refuses to explain. But far away, in Peru, Matt Freeman guesses the truth. Finally, he has found the fifth Gatekeeper: the last of the Five who must stand together against the dark powers of the Old Ones. He's not the only one looking for her.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Setting the scene

    • By Amazon Customer on 26-01-15

    Regular price: £20.99

  • Book 5

    • Oblivion

    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Paul Panting
    • Length: 21 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Having escaped from Hong Kong, the Five Gatekeepers - Matt, Pedro, Scott, Jamie, and Scarlett - are scattered in a hostile and dangerous world. As they struggle to regroup and plan their next move, the malevolent King of the Old Ones gathers his forces in Oblivion: a desolate landscape where the last survivors of humanity must fight the ultimate battle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • aw i loved the whole series and want to hear more

    • By James on 24-09-18

    Regular price: £20.99