• Amy Cahill didn't believe in omens. But black snow was falling, he earth was rumbling beneath her feet, her brother was meowing, and her uncle Alistair was prancing on the beach in pink pajamas. She had to admit, the signs were not promising.

    Peter Lerangis (2011). “The 39 Clues #7: The Viper's Nest”, p.7, Scholastic Inc.