Publisher description for The siren song / Anne Ursu.

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Inside an ordinary middle school in an ordinary city, a small redheaded

eighth grader is doing something very ordinary, indeed.

Ever since Charlotte Mielswetzski and her cousin, Zee, saved the world, life

has been rather ordinary. Ordinary, that is, if you call being

ultramegagrounded (in Charlotte's case) or treated as if you might fall to

pieces (in Zee's case) ordinary. Either way, heroes deserve better.

Of course, no one knows Charlotte and Zee are heroes. It's not like they can

simply announce that Greek myths are real or proclaim they have returned from

the Underworld, where they rescued all of mankind from Philonecron, a

deranged demigod with delusions of grandeur. Instead, they are forced to keep

this terrible knowledge to themselves, and are stuck in a state of

extraordinary ordinariness.

But things aren't quite as ordinary as they seem. For Philonecron is the

grandson of Poseidon, and you don't mess with the progeny of the second most

powerful god in the universe. And Philonecron himself isn't so happy about

having all of his delicious plans thwarted by mortal children. He wants

revenge, and with his grandfather to help him, he is going to get what he


For Charlotte and Zee, their not-so-ordinary lives are about to be disrupted

once again. This time it's not the world they must save -- it's themselves.

In the thrilling second installment of the Cronus Chronicles trilogy, author

Anne Ursu brings her trademark wit to a spectacular adventure on the high


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Mythology, Greek -- Fiction.
Poseidon (Greek deity) -- Fiction.
Animals, Mythical -- Fiction.