Raven's Gate

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Raven's Gate
Author Anthony Horowitz
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series The Power of Five (Originally The Gatekeepers)
Genre Horror, Fantasy novel
Publisher Walker Books
Publication date
1 August 2005 (UK)
1 June 2005 (US)
Media type Print Paperback
Pages 283pp
ISBN ISBN 1-84428-619-3 (Paperback edition)
OCLC 224729113
Followed by Evil Star

Raven's Gate is the first book in The Power of Five series, written by Anthony Horowitz. It was published and released in the United Kingdom on 1 August 2005, by Walker Books Ltd and in the United States (1 June 2005) by Scholastic Press under the adjusted series title The Gatekeepers. It is followed by Evil Star, released in 2006, Nightrise in 2007, and Necropolis in 2008, with the final book Oblivion in 2012.

A graphic novel adaptation, written for Walker Books by UK writer Tony Lee and drawn by artist Dom Reardon was released on 3 August 2010.

Plot summary[edit]

Matt is being punished for a crime he saw, but didn't commit. Instead of being locked up, he is being sent to a strange farm in Lesser Malling to live with a new foster mother, as part of a government scheme called The L.E.A.F Project. But Matt's new home provides anything but peace and quiet. His new guardian is involved in very sinister things . . . and the whole town seems to be against him. Everybody who tries to help Matt ends up dead. The truth is much bigger than Matt or the town -- but Matt is the only person who can stop the ultimate evil from being unleashed.

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