Nevada, USA - fourteen-year-old twins Jamie and Scott Tyler are performing a mind-reading act in a dingy theatre. But when a sinister multinational corporation, Nightrise, kidnaps Scott, Jamie is left alone - and wanted for murder. He becomes embroiled in a corrupt presidential campaign and breaks into the American prison system before being propelled ten thousand years into the past, where he encounters the other Gatekeepers and witnesses the creation of Raven's Gate - and the first fateful battle against the Old Ones.
Anthony Horowitz is the creator of the phenomenal Alex Rider series which has sold over nine million copies worldwide. He won the 2005 British Book Awards Red House Children's Book of the Year Award for Ark Angel and the 2003 Red House Children's Book Award for Skeleton Key. Anthony also writes extensively for film and TV, with credits including Midsomer Murders, Foyle's War and the Stormbreaker movie. He lives in north London with his family.