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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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y 13 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2013 Z1933791 2013 single work novel science fiction

'I click my fingers and everybody dies.

'Sam wakes from his nightmare to discover the terrifying reality. It will come true.

'Kidnapped from school and finding out his parents aren’t who he thinks they are, Sam is suddenly running from danger at every turn. Nothing will ever be the same again.

'With his life and identity shattered, Sam’s salvation is tied to an ancient prophecy. He is in the final battle to save the world, up against an enemy plotting to destroy us all.

'He alone can find the last 13.

'Are you one of them?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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y 12 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2013 7089362 2013 single work novel young adult

'This is where you die, Sam. The nightmare is real and Sam must face his destiny. Will the chilling prophecy and the ultimate battle against Solaris come true? Nothing could have prepared Sam for this terrifying new life as one of the last 13 Dreamers. From New York to Egypt, to Italy - the search for the rest of the last 13 will take Sam across the globe. He cannot do it alone, but who can he really trust? He must find the rest of the last 13. ' (Publication summary)

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y 11 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2014 7089409 2014 single work novel young adult

'Sam's deepest fears become real as his enemies grow more numerous and ever-more powerful. Struggling to stay one step ahead, Sam must locate 11 more Dreamers and solve the next piece of the puzzle. Can Sam and his allies unlock the secrets of an ancient journal to reveal their final destiny?' (Publication abstract)

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y 10 James Phelan , Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2014 7177136 2014 single work novel young adult science fiction

'Solaris is all around us. How can this be?

'An unexpected saviour ensures Sam lives to continue his search for the last 13. His next all-too-real nightmare leads him to Paris and the Council of Dreamers.

'With Solaris seemingly one step ahead of Sam’s every move, unlikely alliances form. Treasure beyond belief beckons, while tragedy strikes at the very heart of the Academy. Will Sam and his friends survive and stay ahead of the game, or is the world doomed?

'He must find the last 13. Our fate is in their hands.' (Publication summary)

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y 9 Nine James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2014 8456478 2014 single work novel young adult

'In the aftermath of their devastating tragedy, the Academy turns towards an unlikely ally. But Sams trust in everyone around him continues to be tested to the limits.

'Sam journeys to South America, his dream leading him to a long-lost ancient city. Hidden deep within the Amazon rainforest, he is forced to navigate deadly traps in pursuit of another Gear.

'Can Sam work out who the next dreamer is in time, or will his enemies succeed once more? He must find the last 13. They must fight on. ' (Publication summary)

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y 8 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2014 8459470 2014 single work novel young adult

'Solaris stands facing us, his arm raised, his flame weapon pointed and ready. Sam’s nightmares become more unpredictable and even more dangerous as he seeks the next Dreamer. His search takes him to Cuba, where unknown pursuers, long-forgotten treasure and the perils of the ocean await. Meanwhile, Eva and Lora’s safety hangs in the balance, and Alex makes a terrifying discovery of his own... Enemies are closing in on all sides. Can Sam and his friends stay one step ahead and find the next Gear in time?' (Publication summary)

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y 7 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2014 8459521 2014 single work novel young adult

'Solaris remains an ever-present threat as Sam’s search for the next Dreamer takes him to the Grand Canyon. All is not as it seems as strange secrets and devastating betrayals force him to question all he believes in. Facing insurmountable challenges, deadly consequences seem inevitable... With Alex on a perilous solo mission, Eva and Lora rush to warn Sam before it’s too late. Their enemies grow more desperate, and they don’t know who to trust. Sam must find the last 13. The fate of the world depends upon it.' (Publication summary)

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y 6 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2014 8456826 2014 single work novel young adult

'I don’t know what’s real and what’s not anymore. The barrier between dreams and reality is more blurred than ever as Sam is drawn into an age-old battle for the Dreamscape. Even more confusing is that the next Dreamer seems to know as much as Sam about the importance of her dreams and the search for the Gears. From the Kremlin in Moscow to the wilds of Siberia, Sam is involved in a race-within-the-race with an old adversary with a sinister way of staying one step ahead. ' (Publication summary)

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y 5 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2014 8459562 2014 single work novel young adult

'Sam heads to Japan with Tobias to meet the next Dreamer, a famous professional gamer. While at a tournament in Tokyo, Stella arrives, forcing Sam and Dreamer number nine to take extreme evasive action. As ever, Solaris is on the scene in a flash… Meanwhile, Alex and Shiva are captive in Shiva’s New York apartment after being fitted with wrist bombs that will detonate if they attempt to escape, and Eva learns how participating in the Four Corners competition will help discover Solaris’s location, and where he is keeping the Gears he has stolen from them.' (Publication summary)

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y 4 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2014 8459603 2014 single work novel young adult

'After a dramatic sea rescue in Japan, Sam meets powerful friends who are ready to help him. He journeys to Cambodia, racing to find the last 13’s tenth Dreamer. Eva faces her worst fear as she battles in the Dreamer Doors, as her team desperately tries to find Solaris’ hidden Gears. Meanwhile Alex is headed out on unknown waters with Hans. At the legendary temple of Angkor Wat, Sam has to outwit ancient traps to escape with the next Gear. But it will come at a high cost. Will Sam be able to go on?' (Publication summary)

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y 3 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2014 8459649 2014 single work novel young adult

'I destroyed all those who might help you. You’re on your own now, boy.  Still heartbroken by the loss of his mentor, Sam discovers the next Dreamer is someone very close to him. Together they must travel to the other side of the world to find the eleventh Gear. On his voyage with Hans, Alex’s dreams grow ever-more powerful as he encounters pirates, deep-sea peril and the harshest climate on earth. He will need all his resourcefulness just to survive. Racing to find the Gear in the Australian Outback, Sam and Eva must also outrun their enemies in the race for the Dream Gate. Can they reach it in time? Sam must find the last 13. The end is approaching.' (Publication summary)

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y 2 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2014 8459694 2014 single work novel young adult

'With the final countdown now only days away, Sam and Eva must brave the dangers of Antarctica to find Alex and the twelfth Dreamer and Gear. An impossible, amazing discovery underneath the ice will bring them all closer to the end of the race, but with betrayal on every side, how can they make it out of there alive? Sam must unite the last 13. Time is running out.' (Publication summary)

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y 1 James Phelan , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 2014 8459738 2014 single work novel young adult

'Sam makes a shocking discovery about the last 13 that will change everything. The shattering revelation will set the race on a dangerous course, more terrifying than even his worst nightmares. With the world in turmoil and their enemies circling closer, the last 13 assemble in Egypt to take their place in the prophecy. Can they make it to the end or will the power beyond the Dream Gate be lost to evil forever? The last 13 is complete. The battle ends now. ' (Publication summary)

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First known date: 2013

Works about this Work

The Last Thirteen by James Phelan Adam Papley , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 22 no. 1 2014; (p. 21)

— Review of The Last Thirteen James Phelan 2013 series - author novel
The Last Thirteen by James Phelan Adam Papley , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 22 no. 1 2014; (p. 21)

— Review of The Last Thirteen James Phelan 2013 series - author novel
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