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Case #1 & 2 in the Sam London Adventure series

Guardians of the Gryphon's Claw

Wonder what people are saying about the first Sam London Adventure?


The DMW has compiled reviews from some of the top magazines, newspapers, and bloggers to help you see what all the fuss is about.



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"A fun-filled start to a series that is sure to keep lovers of Rick Riordan running to the shelves." – School Library Journal

"A death-defying, globe-spanning adventure, packed with creatures out of folklore and myth....[Guardians of the Gryphon's Claw is] a solid series opener and debut for Gallicano, who stocks his story with engaging characters, human, and otherwise." – Publishers Weekly



“I felt like I was 12 years old again reading the Percy Jackson series…[Guardians of the Gryphon’s Claw] is a fun-filled fantasy adventure…” – The Oregonian

Famous People

“The American Harry Potter. Really. [Guardians of the Gryphon’s Claw] is a literary experience, extremely well written, witty and engrossing.” – Martin Olson, bestselling author of "The Adventure Time Encyclopaedia" and five-time Emmy nominated writer of "Phineas & Ferb."



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