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Las Crónicas de los Invasores II

de John Connolly y Jennifer Ridyard

The last chance to save the Earth from its fatal fate.

Although the reconquest of Earth seems lost, the Resistance continues to fight against the Ilyrians, an alien race possessing far superior technology and military strength. Paul Kerr, one of the very young protagonists of this fast-paced adventure, is now not only far from his home, captured by the Illyrians, but also from his beloved Syl Hellais, the first Illyrian born on Earth. Because both have been punished in exile. However, the invasion of Earth is not what it seems at first glance. And there is another species, that of the Others, and the Ilyrians would kill to keep their existence a secret. Syl and Paul, separated by insurmountable distances, will do everything possible to reveal to everyone the horrible truth behind the Empire. But first they will have to survive. 

The Chronicles Of the invaders

The Earth has been invaded by the Illyri, a beautiful, civilized, yet ruthless alien race. Humanity has been conquered, but still, it fights the invaders. The Resistance grows stronger, for it is the young people of Earth who are best equipped to battle the Illyri.


Syl Hellais

Conceived among the stars, Syl was the first of the Illyri to be born on Earth. She's now sixteen years old. Her father, Lord Andrus, is among the most powerful Illyri on the planet. Her mother, Lady Orianne, died of malaria when Syl was an infant. Syl is smart, obstinate, and curious about her adopted world, while passionately loyal to Illyr, the home planet she's never known.


Paul Kerr

Born just after the Illyrian invasion, he is not quite 17 years old. He has been part of the Resistance since the death of his father and is one of its most valuable intelligence operatives. Paul manages a network of young spies throughout Edinburgh.


John Connolly

John Connolly (Dublin, 1968) studied English philology at Trinity College and journalism at Dublin City University. He resides in Dublin, but spends part of the year in the United States, where his works are developed. He is the author of the novel Malvados, the volume of nocturnal horror stories and the series of detective novels starring the detective Charlie Parker, entitled Everything that dies (Shamus Award 1999), The power of darkness, Killer profile, The road White (Barry Award 2003), Beyond the Looking Glass, The Black Angel, The Tormented, The Men with the Scythe, The Lovers, Whispering Voices, Ravens, The Wrath of the Angels, The Winter of the Wolf, The Song of Shadows and Dark times.

JENNIFER RIDYARD spent a happy, sun-drenched childhood in the mining town of Benoni, South Africa, during the 1970s and 1980s—her only defense for this being ignorance.

On leaving school she embarked on a rocky career path including a short stint as a nurse, several waitressing jobs (the best was at an ice-cream parlor), a prolonged run as a bank clerk, and a span as a barmaid.

She worked as a check-out girl, conducted market research surveys, and was even a Sunday School teacher, albeit briefly.

Finally in 1994—the year of South Africa's first democratic election—Jennie became a cub reporter at a local newspaper. Her first job as a newshound was literally a wild goose chase, rushing to the scene when a rare waterfowl landed in someone's swimming pool. Unfortunately the bird left before she got there. She went on to become the lifestyle editor on a national daily newspaper.

In 2004 she moved to Ireland, but spends much time in South Africa.

She writes, reads, recycles, tries to paint, doesn't eat meat, loves cake, and enjoys long walks with the family pound puppies, Sasha, Coco, and Juno.

Jennie has two children, Cameron and Alistair.


Jennie Ridyard


The Chronicles of the Invaders

By John Connolly & Jennifer Ridyard

Syl Hellais is the first of the Earth-born Illyri, a beautiful, civilized but ruthless alien species who now rule our planet. Trapped inside the walls of her father's stronghold, hated by the humans, she longs to escape.

Humankind has not given up the fight, and Paul Kerr is one of a new generation of young Resistance leaders waging war on the invaders.

On her sixteenth birthday, Syl will become an outcast, an enemy of her people, for daring to save Paul Kerr's life.



Las Crónicas de los Invasores II

de John Connolly y Jennifer Ridyard

The third thrilling Chronicles of the Invaders adventure from New York Times bestselling author John Connolly and Jennifer Ridyard mixes classic sci-fi with gripping suspense and richly drawn characters.

Syl Hellais and Paul Kerr have traveled through Derith, the mysterious wormhole from which no traveler has ever returned. Yet Derith’s secrets are darker than they imagined, and trapped in a dimension beyond their own, they finally emerge to discover a universe that has moved on without them.

Years have passed, and civil war rages among the Illyri. It is whispered that the Earth is lost, prey to the alien parasites known as the Others, and other worlds will soon follow. Most shocking of all, the sinister Archmage Syrene of the Nairene Sisterhood has disappeared into the bowels of the Sisterhood’s lair.

But before she cloistered herself, Archmage Syrene chose her replacement. The Sisterhood has a new leader, with her own plans for the future of her race. Now Syl and Paul, teenagers in a deadly adult world, must find a way to change the course of history and save the lives of billions. They have but one hope—for Syl Hellais is changing…

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