Merry Owen is desperate for her family to stay on their struggling farm in Wales, in the shadow of the Black Castle, owned by the de Courcys who have been enemies of Merry's family for generations. Skilled in the family tradition of archery, Merry is happiest out riding \- but when she finds an overturned tree and a buried chest containing an ancient Welsh text, it leads her into a past filled with treasure, secrets and untold danger \.Biografía del autor:
Linda Davies grew up in the Welsh mountains and is herself an avid longbow girl and rider, having been given a longbow and a pony by her parents when she was eight. She worked as an investment banker before escaping to write the international bestseller Nest of Vipers. She has written five more thrillers for adults, the latest being Ark Storm. She spent three years living in Peru and eight years in the Middle East. In 2005 she and her husband were kidnapped at sea by Iranian government forces and held hostage in Iran for two weeks before being released. She has written about her experiences in her first non-fiction book, Hostage. She now lives with her husband and three children near the sea, where she swims, but chooses not to sail. LONGBOW GIRL is her first children's book.
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Buchbeschreibung Scholastic Ltd. Sep 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 370x198x30 mm. Neuware - When Merry finds an overturned tree and a buried chest containing an ancient Welsh text, it leads her into a past filled with treasure, secrets and untold danger. Ages: 9+. 368 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781910002612