Scholastic is bringing a new title to its online gaming/multi-platform book community called TombQuest.
Joining the likes of The 39 Clues, Infinity Ring and Spirit Animals, TombQuest is an action adventure story set in ancient Egypt written by author Michael Northrop. The story will include a series of five books, as well as an online interactive game.
The first book in the series, Book of the Dead, is slated for release in February 2015. The second will come out the following May. The books will include hidden puzzles and coded messages on the covers which readers can use in the online game. A beta edition of the game will launch this December. The game allows players to design their own ancient Egyptian maze. There is also a place in the game where readers can write their own fan fiction and share it with their friends.
The series will be available in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.