The Son of Neptune

Style: Average

Attitude: Some Care Needed → Positive

Cover of The Son of Neptune

Author: Rick Riordan

Series: Heroes of Olympus

Publisher: Puffin

Published in: 2011

Age Range: Pre Teens+

Period: Contemporary

Genres:  AdventureBoysFantasyFriendshipMythicalRomantic


  • Percy Jackson has been stripped of his memories and led through danger towards the Roman Camp Jupiter where he has to overcome suspicion and prove his abilities on a quest.
  • Hazel Levesque is a daughter of Pluto who's been held in the Underworld for 40 years. She carries the guilt of the having helped resurrect the Titan Alyconeus, Gaia's son.
  • Frank Zhang is a surprisingly gentle and clumsy son of Mars whose family has a unique extra gift. He has to learn to trust his friends with his secret vulnerability and to discover his family's hidden power.


Percy Jackson has lost his memory of Camp Half-Blood and battles his way to the Roman Camp Jupiter where he must convince the Roman demigods that he isn’t a threat to them while he tries to recover his memory. He takes on a quest to free the God of Death from Gaia’s captivity. With him go Hazel Levesque, a daughter of Pluto recently returned from the Underworld, and Frank Zhang, an unusual son of Mars. On the way the three of them must learn to trust in their own and each other's abilities.

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