Annotations for Dead Gentleman


Baker & Taylor
Eleven-year-old orphan Tommy Learner's world in 1900 New York City collides with that of twelve-year-old, modern-day Jezebel Lemon in the basement of her apartment building, where together they must use the portals between worlds to thwart the Dead Gentleman, a legendary villain whose last unconquered world is the planet Earth.

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Baker & Taylor
Training with a secret group dedicated to exploring hidden portals to other worlds and other times, 11-year-old street orphan Tommy Learner of early 20th-century New York City is betrayed and trapped in the modern-day world of Jezebel Lemon, with whom he tackles a legendary villain. By the author of Powerless.

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Random House, Inc.
A many-worlds adventure novel from the acclaimed author of Powerless!

The Dead Gentleman is a wild ride between parallel New York City timestreams--1901 and today. Eleven-year-old Tommy Learner is a street orphan and an unlikely protégé of the Explorers, a secret group dedicated to exploring portals--the hidden doorways to other worlds. But in the basement of an old hotel, his world collides with that of modern-day Jezebel Lemon.

Now, Jezebel and Tommy must thwart the Dead Gentleman, a legendary villain whose last unconquered world is our own planet Earth, a realm where the dead stay dead--for now. Can two kids put an end to this ancient evil and his legions of Grave Walkers?

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Random House, Inc.
A many-worlds adventure novel from the acclaimed author of Powerless!

The Dead Gentleman is a wild ride between parallel New York City timestreams--1901 and today. Eleven-year-old Tommy Learner is a street orphan and an unlikely protégé of the Explorers, a secret group dedicated to exploring portals--the hidden doorways to other worlds. But in the basement of an old hotel, his world collides with that of modern-day Jezebel Lemon.

Now, Jezebel and Tommy must thwart the Dead Gentleman, a legendary villain whose last unconquered world is our own planet Earth, a realm where the dead stay dead--for now. Can two kids put an end to this ancient evil and his legions of Grave Walkers?


From the Hardcover edition.

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