Raven's Gate (The Gatekeepers, Book 1)
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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...
faded jeans, and trainers with frayed laces. It was six o’clock in the evening and the London train had just pulled in. Behind him, commuters were fighting their way out of the station. The concourse was a tangle of cars, taxis and pedestrians, all of them trying to find their way home. A traffic light blinked from red to green but nothing moved. Somebody leant on their horn and the noise blared out, cutting through the damp evening air. Matt heard it and looked up briefly. But the crowd meant
supports, and as the two boys approached quietly, flitting through the shadows, a train rattled past on its way to London. There were about a dozen buildings in all. Some had advertisements painted on the side: L for Leather, office furniture. J.B. Stryker Auto Engineering. Spit & Polish Industrial Cleaning. Kelvin’s warehouse was unmarked. It was a long, rectangular block with corrugated iron walls and a sloping, tiled roof. It had been built slightly apart from its neighbours, separated from
scene from primitive times. There was a car parked between the fire and the fence – Matt thought it might be a Saab or a Jaguar. A man got out but he was silhouetted against the light and Matt couldn’t make out who he was. The man raised a hand and the gold signet ring he was wearing momentarily flashed red, reflecting the light of the fire. He had given a signal. A lorry that was parked on the other side of the clearing immediately began to reverse right up to the corridor that joined the
“Why not?” Richard thundered. “Please, Mr Cole.” Fabian could see the fury in the journalist’s eyes. “Let me try to explain.” He waited a moment while Richard calmed down. “Let us start by admitting that your story is completely unbelievable. Witches and phantom dogs? Supernatural creatures called the Old Ones? A boy” – he pointed at Matt – “with some sort of magical power?” “It happened exactly how Richard described it,” Matt said, coming to his friend’s defence. “Did it? The police have been
knew exactly where she was heading: Forrest Hill, a school in Yorkshire. She was going to see her nephew, Matt Freeman, again. He would certainly be surprised. Titles by Anthony Horowitz The Power of Five (Book One): Raven’s Gate The Power of Five (Book Two): Evil Star The Power of Five (Book Three): Nightrise The Power of Five (Book Four): Necropolis The Power of Five (Book Five): Oblivion The Alex Rider series: Stormbreaker Point Blanc Skeleton Key Eagle Strike Scorpia Ark