"[R]eaders will be swept up by a plot that moves smartly along, leaving a wide trail of destruction and well-timed revelations."
From the Publisher
Filled with magic, historical figures, and the exciting setting of Paris, the sequel to the bestseller THE ALCHEMYST follows the twins and Nicholas and Scatty along their incredible journey. There, they encounter Nicollo Machiavelli who has it out for Josh and Sophie, and the enemies pile up. Learning new magic is the answer, and Sophie must learn Fire Magic from the Comte de Saint-Germain, or all is lost.