While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life.
Secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Dee, John, 1527-1608 -- Fiction.
Flamel, Nicolas, d. 1418 -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction.
Supernatural -- Fiction.
Twins -- Fiction.