Michelle Paver Gods and Warriors Collection 5 Books Set
Hylas is only a boy but he knows three things: The Gods exist. Magic is real. Somebody wants him dead. Hunted and alone; Hylas is desperate to find his missing sister. His quest takes him across the hostile mountains and treacherous seas of Ancient Greece. His only friend is a girl on the run. His only guide is a wild dolphin. And his murderous enemies are closing in... This action-packed adventure story is perfect for kids aged 9-12.
The Burning Shadow
A boy on the run. A deadly prophecy. A race against time Hylas the Outsider is captured by slavers. Set to work in the terrible underground mines of Thalakrea; he learns to his horror that he's now closer than ever to his murderous enemies; the Crows. He has to escape before they find out he's here. Pirra; the daughter of the High Priestess; is also on the run. When Fate reunites her with Hylas; their survival depends on ancient magic and an orphaned lion cub - unless the Gods have other plans...
The Eye of the Falcon
Winter has been colder than anyone can remember; and there is no spring. The eruption of Thalakrea has shrouded the
sky in ash ; and blotted out the Sun. Fate brings Hylas to the island of Keftiu. He is desperate to find his friends: Pirra; the daughter of the High Priestess; and Havoc the lion cub. But Keftiu has suffered more than anywhere from the fury of the gods; and the once-prosperous island has been ravaged by cold; famine and plague. As Hylas sets off alone to seek his friends; he is tormented by the fear that Pirra and Havoc may not have survived the winter..
The Crocodile Tomb
A country at the edge of the world. A hidden tomb. A buried secret. Hylas and Pirra have found their way to the mysterious land of Egypt in pursuit of the dagger of Koronos; only to find that the Crows have got there first. Led by Hylas's deadly enemy; Telamon; they are determined to recover the legendary blade; by any means necessary. But the dagger now lies buried beyond the reach of mortals. If Hylas and Pirra want it back; they will have to make the most dangerous journey of all - into the realms of death itself. .
Michelle Paver's superb Bronze Age epic reaches its dramatic; spine-tingling conclusion. Hylas and Pirra return to Akea for their final confrontation with their arch-enemies; the Crows. They must recover the dagger of Koronos if they are to end the
warriors ' brutal rule. Only if old and new friends join forces can they hope to triumph - but the price of victory may be higher than either Hylas or Pirra has dreamed . . .
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