The Lighthouse War
The Lighthouse War: The Lighthouse Trilogy Book Two
The Lighthouse War
Adrian McKinty
The heart-pounding sequel to The Lighthouse LandJamie O’Neill is back on earth, where no one but his best friend, Ramsay, knows he’s the hero of a great war that saved an alien nation. Now he’s back to being a kid with one arm, no girlfriend, and a band that plays bad songs about intergalactic romance. Then news breaks on the Internet: A space probe has picked up a coded message from far across the galaxy. NASA’s best scientists can’t figure out what it says. Only Jamie and Ramsay realize it’s a message from Altair. They’re needed again. This thrilling sequel to The Lighthouse Land is packed with even more adventure, battles, and humor than its predecessor, and secures Adrian McKinty’s place as one of science fiction’s most exciting new voices.

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fiction
  • Humor
  • Series

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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In The Lighthouse War, Jamie and Ramsay return to the planet Altair. In order to do so, however, they need to convince Ramsay's older brother to help them recharge the Salmon used to travel between worlds. With his help, they break into a power plant and recharge it. Brian, Ramsay's brother, then orders that he goes first. He comes back to say that men in hoods and a lady attacked him. Then, Jamie's mother grabs on the second time, having come up into the lighthouse. She and Brian are captured, while Ramsay and Jamie get away.

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