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John Flanagan

  • Kepler's Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA, 94025 United States (map)

When internationally bestselling author John Flanagan came onto the literary scene over a decade ago, he immediately captivated readers across the globe with The Ruins of Gorlan, the first book in the Ranger’s Apprentice series that he wrote as a series of short stories to encourage his son to read. Now, the Australian author is one of the world’s foremost fantasy-adventure fiction writers, with millions of copies sold across the globe.

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The series wrapped in 2013 with book twelve, The Royal Ranger, but we have Great nNews: Flanagan is returning to the world of Ranger’s Apprentice to tell the story of Will’s young apprentice, Maddie.

Kicking off a new series arc, The Red Fox Clan picks up right where The Royal Ranger left off. After passing her third-year assessment as a ranger's apprentice, Maddie is called home to Castle Araluen. Forced to keep her ranger training a secret, Maddie feels trapped by the monotony of castle life and longs to find a way out. But there are whisperings of a new threat to the kingdom. The mysterious Red Fox Clan, a group of anarchists all donning fox masks, have threatened Castle Araluen and question Princess Cassandra and Madelyn's succession to the throne. Will they succeed in unseating Cassandra and Madelyn and take the throne for themselves?

Full of heroics, humor, and epic adventures, John Flanagan’s books are beloved by readers of all ages. The Red Fox Clan will delight longtime fans, while introducing new readers to the captivating world of Ranger’s Apprentice. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet John Flanagan and discuss the world of Ranger's Apprentice.

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