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  • The Heroes of Olympus, Book 3
  • Written by: Rick Riordan
  • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (278 ratings)

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The Mark of Athena

Written by: Rick Riordan
Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
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Publisher's Summary

Annabeth is terrified. Just when she’s about to be reunited with Percy - after six months of being apart, thanks to Hera - it looks like Camp Jupiter is preparing for war. As Annabeth and her friends Jason, Piper, and Leo fly in on the Argo II, she can’t blame the Roman demigods for thinking the ship is a Greek weapon. With its steaming bronze dragon figurehead, Leo’s fantastical creation doesn’t appear friendly. Annabeth hopes that the sight of their praetor Jason on deck will reassure the Romans that the visitors from Camp Half-Blood are coming in peace.

And that’s only one of her worries. In her pocket, Annabeth carries a gift from her mother that came with an unnerving command: Follow the Mark of Athena. Avenge me. Annabeth already feels weighed down by the prophecy that will send seven demigods on a quest to find - and close - the Doors of Death. What more does Athena want from her?

Annabeth’s biggest fear, though, is that Percy might have changed. What if he’s now attached to Roman ways? Does he still need his old friends? As the daughter of the goddess of war and wisdom, Annabeth knows she was born to be a leader - but never again does she want to be without Seaweed Brain by her side.

©2012 Rick Riordan (P)2012 Listening Library

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Thoughly Enjoyed

I have been enjoying my journey through Heroes of Olympus, Son of Neptune being my favorite so far. Mark of Athena has taken its place as my second favorite though as the story continues that may change, I loved the way Rick wrote this, and the journey to Rome and the quest in Rome.

The only issue I really had was Joshua's narration, but that is a matter of preference. Overall a great story and performance.

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Great story!

The story was great but the voice acting was really bad and it kinda ruined
it for me.

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the narrator is plain and unenthusiastic. next time find someone who actually cares or at least sounds like he cares

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Very good book and a

I think people should read these great books and listen to them too and a good reader

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percy Jackson is so good.

Leo is so funny he's bad boy supprime he loves fonzies he's one of the best characters.

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I LOVE THIS BOOK!

I have read this series sooo many times. It is such a comfort book for me. This book is one of my favourites in the series. The story is excellent but I am not a big fan of the narrator. Enjoy…

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Sooooo good 😊

I love this book so much
I can’t stop reading it
If you read the percy Jackson books I think you might injoy this one too

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Epic best story

Wow amazing I’m trying to find the second book but I loved the third one either way

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An amazing story

An amazing book love the plot and how they read it. One of my top booked

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enjoyed this listen

enjoyable book.
easy listening and rhe reader was engaging
looking forward to the next in the series.

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