James Potter and the Crimson Thread (Print PDF 34 MB) · James Potter and the Crimson Thread BOOK 2: James Potter and the Curse of the Gatekeeper. In case you didn’t suspect it from the title, this is the sequel to James Potter and the Hall of Elder’s Crossing. Not only are we following James in. Curse of the Gatekeeper is the next book in line in the James Potter series. Is it as good as the first one? Got to read here to see the answer.

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Norman’s thoughts on the end of the book we don’t get to see a bad version of him,just pretty please! But for James, a new school year brings some worrying questions about the gatekeepeer headmaster, as well as the increasing fear that an entirely new and unspeakable evil has entered the world, one whose origins stretch all the way back to the time of the founders.

James Potter and the Curse of the Gatekeeper

The large issue of this story was whether or not Merlin was good or evil–which had been the concern of the previous book–so I felt that Mr.

And the common element of when that scar, which I admit I wasn’t particularly fond of, burned was when Petra was emotional. It’s very irksome to hear 11yr olds and 12 yr olds talking about horcruxes and hallows left, right and center as if it’s nothing more than showing the finger!

Yes, it is a fan-fiction and for those of you who don’t know, a fan fiction is basically a writing done by a fan using the characte I have to admit, the first book was so much better than this one. Rowling into the books as one of the new professors at Hogwarts this term as an author who is known for fictionalizing the Harry Potter G. Lippet at this moment for actually making the actions of the first book have consequences on this second book, which is an idea that didn’t come into effect until the fourth original Harry Potter book, with the first three Rowling books being more independent adventures.


Other books in the series. The big bad this time is the gatekeeper and his human host. They’re just far too special, far too powerful, and suck out all the life of the other characters who are forced into the position of second fiddle to their “awesomeness”. And that’s just the beginning I was so excited when I found these thru Goodreads.

Some mysteries begin to arise and once more James is set a task worthy of a Potter. Rose being in the story and being so much like her mother, Hermione, was like having an old friend back for a visit.

It was annoying in the Harry Potter novels, and it’s annoying in the James Potter novels. May 31, Hot Cute Girly Geek rated it really liked it. And Dumbledore should have been the same, since it was his portrait that was doing the talking. I expected him to be evil but I really liked him.

Like the first one, there are enough differences to keep you hooked. But, he still appears in this book as a hologram.

Also like his father, James is often blinded by his initial feelings of disdain, and misleads himself wil Lippert’s sequel to the James Potter series follows a very similar path as Rowling’s second Harry Potter. It was a very sad time, and is still a very sad memory, and to feel that again through your words, to be reminded of it is Fortunately this wasn’t the case. For example, upon release of the first book in the series, he began receiving flack from publishers and fans alike claiming he would be sued by J.

I also liked the calling into question the safety of getting onto the train that the original Potter series fell into which was undone in the last few pages of the book, psyching you out into thinking the climax had already happened, but then bringing the true climax to its conclusion on the train back from Hogwarts. On November 9,Rowling’s agent Neil Blair denied that Rowling was in any way involved with the purported project, and Warner Bros.


A specialist in intellectual property law at Strathclyde University commented that, “If an insubstantial character from a novel is taken and built up by another author in a new story, that can be a defence against copyright infringements.

They actually sit together and chat about what their parents did and there’s a similar reference at least every 10 pages. And with some characters felt underdeveloped.

Trust is a major theme this time around. OR simply follow the instructions below and download the stories straight from here! Lippert breathes life into characters not usually explored, and revisits others in humorous ways Moaning Myrtle. And this one did. The big issue this time is trust: While the story definitely follows a similar recipe as Rowling’s second Potter novel, there is a flavor of his own.

In the last book, we are in the adventure of the kids finding out about the Merlin plot. Is he going to make the next generation an army so that he can take over the world? Lippert has set this series up for a TON of side stories, which I believe he would profit greatly from.

But James did the right thing and refused the offer and with the help of Merlin banishing him back to oblivion.

James Potter and the Curse of the Gatekeeper by G. Norman Lippert

The characters evolve, growing over a year at Hogwarts. In concept this seems to be a great premise but unfortunately it feels strained written under the pen of Lippert. I’m not saying I completely trust Merlin, but I doubt he’d do anything intentionally gtekeeper.

And to be honest the first third or so of the gztekeeper had me satisfied as an extension of the world established in the first book, but just about the time that the kids started “settling” into school I started feeling rather “off” by the book, and that feeling only intensified as the novel progressed.