In the Shadow of Heroes




A fantastical tale rooted in Greek mythology - perfect for fans of Madeline Miller! 'A fast-paced read packed with historical detail, In the Shadow of Heroes is a clever blend of intrigue, polititics, crime, history and a bit of fantasy ... The plot is twisty and inventive ensuring that the reader remains enthralled throughout.'  LOVEREADING4KIDS

'A brilliant romp of a tale which seamlessly blends Greek Mythology with the Roman Empire.' STORGY KIDS

Fourteen-year-old Cadmus has been scholar Tullus's slave since he was a baby - his master is the only family he knows. But when Tullus disappears and a taciturn slave called Tog - formerly a British princess - arrives with a secret message, Cadmus's life is turned upside down.

The pair follow a trail that leads to Emperor Nero himself, and his crazed determination to possess the Golden Fleece of Greek mythology. This madcap quest will push Cadmus to the edge of the Roman Empire - and reveal unexpected truths about his past ...

The second novel by the critically acclaimed author of Witchborn; perfect for young fans of Madeline Miller

Themes of myth, stories, heroism and truth in a spellbinding classical setting

We follow lovable Cadmus as he embarks on an epic journey, featuring fantastical elements but firmly rooted in its historial world

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Chicken House Ltd
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