Devil’s Pocket

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Devil’s Pocket

The hard-hitting sequel to the Bram Stoker Award-winning Phoenix Island.

To save his friends and topple Phoenix Force, teen super soldier Carl Freeman must win the Funeral Games, a mysterious, no-holds-barred fighting tournament held in its own ninth circle of hell: Devil’s Pocket. With his knuckles encased in leather cesti, Carl competes against the world’s deadliest gladiators — until a shocking ally reveals an explosive secret deep in the heart of the volcano….

Devil’s Pocket won the Bram Stoker Award and inspired the CBS television series Intelligence.

Warning: Devil’s Pocket is a fast-paced thriller and contains graphic violence and truly evil villains. 


“Adrenaline-infused . . . Dixon combines futuristic technical advances with graphic fight scenes for a satisfying adventure thriller.”
Publishers Weekly

“One hell of a read… makes The Hunger Games look like Chutes & Ladders!”
Peter Clines, author of The Fold, the Ex-Heroes series, and 14

“A raging success… deserves to be in schools and libraries everywhere.”
Cemetery Dance Magazine

“Lots of heart… I may have cried.”
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“Full of suspense, tension, and twists you don’t see coming — then leave you with your mouth hanging open in surprise.”
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