By Anthony Horowitz
After his reports at Raven's Gate, fourteen-year-old Matt Freeman thinks his days of struggling with evil are over. yet he's pulled into one other frightening event while he discovers a moment gate exists. Matt and his good friend Richard go back and forth to Peru and, assisted by way of a mystery association often called the Nexus, persist with a chain of clues to the gate's whereabouts. yet there's a traitor within the Nexus... Richard is abducted. Matt manages to flee with the aid of Pablo, a neighborhood boy. The pair shuttle to the Nazca barren region and Matt realizes the frightening fact: the Nazca strains are the second one gate – it truly is approximately to open. yet, this time, will he have the energy to avoid it?
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