Myrina has prepared for thirteen years to join the Moon Riders—learning the sacred dances, the art of using a weapon, and listening to her mother and grandmother's tales of their time spent with the Moon-maidens. Finally, the day arrives when she will leave her family and devote herself to the Old Woman, Atisha, and her tribe of fearless young warriors.
No sooner do Myrina and the Riders leave camp when a stowaway is discovered: Cassandra, the troubled young princess of Troy. Myrina is skeptical of Cassandra's "visions" of death and destruction in Troy; and yet when her predictions begin to come true, she and the other Moon Riders have no choice but to get involved. The events that unfold as the Trojan War wages on will affect Myrina, Cassandra, and the Moon Riders in unimaginable, unforgettable ways.
Acclaimed British author Theresa Tomlinson expertly brings to life the legend of the Amazons and sets it against a backdrop of one of the most mythic, imagination-inspiring battles in all of history.
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Over the years Theresa Tomlinson has developed an outstanding reputation for her historical novels. Shortlisted twice for the Carnegie Medal and for the Sheffield Children's Book Award, she takes a keen interest in the historical background of the northeast coast of England. Visits to Turkey have sparked Theresa's imagination to research the ancient world of Troy and have resulted in the moon riders, the first of two novels about the intriguing Amazon women and, in particular, Myrina of the Mazagardi tribe. Theresa has three grown children and lives in Whitby, England, with her husband, an architect, and cat, Mewsli.
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Book Description Eos, 2006. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0060847379
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Book Description Eos, 2006. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060847379