Hunt for Jade Dragon (Michael Vey Series #4)

Hunt for Jade Dragon (Michael Vey Series #4)

by Richard Paul Evans


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Michael and his friends must rescue a child prodigy as the thrilling action continues in this electrifying fourth installment of the New York Times bestselling series!

Michael, Taylor, Ostin and the rest of the Electroclan head to China in search of a girl who may have discovered why Michael and his friends became electric. Her name is Lin Julung, or Jade Dragon, and she’s a child prodigy with an IQ higher than Einstein’s—and Ostin’s.

But Hatch gets to her first, and the Elgen are holding her prisoner in their Taiwan Starxource plant. Now the Voice wants Michael and the Electroclan to go to Taiwan and free her before Hatch can realize his dreams of an army of electric children.

The hunt for Jade Dragon is on, and it’s a race against time!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481424394
Publisher: Simon Pulse/Mercury Ink
Publication date: 05/05/2015
Series: Michael Vey Series , #4
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 35,973
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: HL530L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Richard Paul Evans is the #1 bestselling author of The Christmas Box. Each of his more than thirty-five novels has been a New York Times bestseller. There are more than thirty-five million copies of his books in print worldwide, translated into more than twenty-four languages. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Mothers Book Award, the Romantic Times Best Women’s Novel of the Year Award, the German Audience Gold Award for Romance, five Religion Communicators Council Wilbur Awards, the Washington Times Humanitarian of the Century Award, and the Volunteers of America National Empathy Award. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife, Keri, and their five children. You can learn more about Richard on Facebook at, or visit his website,


Salt Lake City, Utah

Date of Birth:

October 11, 1962

Place of Birth:

Salt Lake City, Utah


B.A., University of Utah, 1984

Read an Excerpt

Michael Vey 4

  • My best friend, Ostin Liss, told me that there is an ancient Chinese curse that says:


    My name is Michael Vey, and I’m definitely living in interesting times. Just a year ago that wasn’t true. In fact, my life was about as exciting as one of Ostin’s clogging recitals. I was just an average, no-name freshman at Meridian High School in Meridian, Idaho—a small town where the only thing above average is the cow-to-human ratio. Don’t feel bad if you’ve never heard of Meridian, Idaho. Neither has anyone else.

    I lived with my mother, who worked as a checker at the grocery store, in a tiny apartment with eggshell-white walls and green shag carpet. I walked to school every day; avoided bullies, the principal, most types of math, and organized sports; and played video games with my best (and only) friend, Ostin, six out of seven days of the week. And I watched Shark Week twice a year. That pretty much summed up my life.

    I suppose the only thing vaguely interesting about me was my Tourette’s syndrome, which isn’t really that interesting because I don’t do any of the fascinating things that some people with Tourette’s do, like shout out swear words in public or make animal noises. I mostly just blink or gulp a lot. I know, boring.

    Actually, what I just said about Tourette’s being the only interesting thing about me isn’t really true. There’s something about me that has always been very interesting—I’m just not allowed to tell anyone. I’m electric.

    Which is what’s led to my new and very interesting life. For those keeping score, in the last year I’ve done the following:

    • Made friends with a group of kids with electric powers like mine.

    • Been locked up in a cell and tortured.

    • Shut down a private school.

    • Scored a really hot girlfriend. (Still can’t believe that one.)

    • Flown to Peru and rescued my mother.

    • Been tied up and almost fed to rats.

    • Blown up a major power plant.

    • Made Peru’s list of most wanted criminals.

    • Been chased through the jungle by helicopters with flamethrowers.

    • Lived with the Amacarra tribe in the Amazon jungle.

    • Attacked the Peruvian army and rescued my friends before they could be executed for terrorism.

    • Blew up the Ampere, a billion-dollar superyacht, before the Elgen could take over and enslave the entire island nation of Tuvalu (which, like Meridian, Idaho, you’ve also never heard of).

    Now we’re preparing to fly to Taiwan to rescue a nine-year-old Chinese girl from the Taiwanese army and a group of Elgen superninjas called the Lung Li.

    I have a feeling things are about to get a whole lot more interesting.

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    Hunt for Jade Dragon (Michael Vey Series #4) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 81 reviews.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Can't wait until this book comes out
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    Its usually really hard for me to get into a book but Richard Paul Evans has a way of getting me trapped inside the world of MICHAEL VEY! This series has never bored me and has always kept me excited throught reading. If you like this series then i recommend you read the Maze Runner series by James Dashner.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    I have read every book in this series at least 4 times, these books do not get boring and I have absolutely been entirely captivated by each one as soon as they came out
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    So good with thrills on every page!!!Never able to put it down.Richard Paul Evans,You are an AMAZING Author!!!
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    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    So good!!! Read it in 2 days
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    This book sounds SO good!
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Im only on 59 and its great
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Amazing series and each book seems to be better than the last. I am upset that the next book doesnt arrive until fall '15.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    I love this book so much!!!
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Review for Michael Vey Hunt For The Jade Dragon MIchael Vey Hunt for the Jade Dragon Is totally mind boggling but not in a bad way. Michael starts to gain powers that he has never had for example he could stop bullets. This Michael Vey Book has a lot of background to it so you don’t have to go back a couple of pages to see what's going on to understand it. It’s one of the best fiction books I have read in awhile. I would rate this book 4 out of 5. When I first heard it was coming out I thought it wasn’t gonna be bad but my estimation was completely wrong.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Plz make movie. If you dont't i will kill you. Kidding. Maybe mwahahahahahahahahahah - Brycen
    MommaP11 More than 1 year ago
    The last part of the book is where all the action is. While the other books had action all the way through, this one, after the review of previous activity which I always appreciate, it seemed a little slow. I understand it provided the preparation for the adventure, but I was glad when I got through it and on to the real story, so to speak.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    I love Michael Vey i read 1,2,3 books and they are interesting in my full opinion Just by reading it makes me want to order it 1000 times!
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Finally its out cant even express how angre i am with my mom she wont even let me get the darned book
    DivaLoves2Read More than 1 year ago
    Wonderful addition to the Michael Vey series! I was going to wait to read it next year, so I wouldn't have to wait an entire year before book #5 came out, but I kept seeing it on my Nook Shelf, so I just gave in! SO DARN GOOD!! Ahhhhh! I won't spoil it for anybody, but I am so glad that acceptance and forgiveness plays a part in this wonderful novel and I can't wait until they find out what happened at the Ranch! OMG! Good job Richard Paul Evans! Bravo!!! 
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    Best book ever!!!!!!!!!
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Good book
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    They realy need to make a movie on these books