The disappearance of the goddess Artemis while out hunting a rare, ancient monster, prompts a group of her followers to join Percy and his friends in an attempt to find and rescue her before the winter solstice, when her influence is needed to sway the Olympian Council regarding the war with the Titans
Percy, expelled from six schools for being unable to control his temper, learns the truth from his mother that his father is the Greek god Poseidon, and is sent to camp Half Blood where he is befriended a satyr and the demigod daughter of Athena who join him in a journey to the Underworld to retrieve Zeus's lightning bolt and prevent a catastrophic war
When demonic cheerlearders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near
What would happen if you discovered your family was one of the most powerful in human history? What if you were told the source of your family's power was hidden around the world in the form of 39 clues? What if you were given a choice-take a million dollars and walk away...or get the first Clue? If you're Amy and Dan Cahill, you take the clue- and begin a very dangerous race.