Kryptalportalen William Wenton and the Cryptoportal

William Wenton #2

William is back at the Institute for Post-Human Research, where everything seems to have changed for the harsher. Everywhere you turn there are guards, curfews and strict new rules. The cause lies frozen in the cellar of the Institute: Abraham Talley, the man who not long ago almost killed William. But something’s not quite right… Who is the mysterious lady trying to contact William at night, and what is the cause of the seizures he’s suddenly having? And what on earth is a cryptoportal?

William and Iscia are once more about to face dark forces of untold power as they embark on a breathtaking journey in search of the secrets of luridium.

William Wenton and the Cryptoportal is the second installment in Bobbie Peers’ delightfully innovative and action-packed series about William Wenton and his friend Iscia.


Shortlisted for Ark’s Book of the Year Award Norway 2016
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  • “Peers has cracked the code: he knows what is needed, and how to make it his own. In William Wenton and the Cryptoportal he adds just enough of a twist to the universe he crafted in William Wenton and the Luridium Thief to make it feel fresh and unfamiliar, and the book becomes even more thrilling and unpredictable. In both books, it’s the mystery that carries the plot forward rather than struggles and confrontations. What Peers succeeds in doing, not many others in this country could do. He knows what thrills as well as how to make it so.”

    Barnebokkritikk, Norway

  • “Peers maintains a brisk pace throughout, and William and his friends are just as appealing as before.”

    Booklist, US

Photo: Sofia Runarsdotter Bobbie Peers
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