Percy Jackson and the curse of the Titans,
Author: Rick Riordan
The book refers to the myth of the golden apples fleetingly.
He also refers to the creation of the fabled sword of Hercules, the reappearance of Nemean Lion.
A very interesting observation made is by a character Tyson the cyclops where he says”father cares, I asked for help and he sent me a brother.” I very subtle way of saying count your blessings.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. He has worked as middle-school teacher for 15yrs. He is now a full-time author and lives in San Antonio with his family. The Lost Heroes of Olympus, The Kane Chronicles are the other series from this writer.
Over all a good read.