The Necromancer is by Michael Scott. The fourth installment in The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series. Josh and Sophie have returned to San Francisco, but their trip home doesn't last long. Nicholas and Perenelle arrive to take Josh to Prometheus to be trained in fire magic. Joan and Scatty are still trapped in another world and Saint-Germain is determined to save his wife. Dee and Virginia Dare are plotting to take over the world, while Machiavelli and Billy the Kid attempt to release the monsters held on Alcatraz into San Francisco. Another action packed installment in a magical series.
Ratings: 7th grade - 8 out of 10 - V (violence).