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Shield Maiden
     

Shield Maiden

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by Richard Denning
 

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Anna is a 12 year old girl growing up in a Saxon village in 7th century Mercia. Her life changes when she finds a golden horn in the ruins of a Roman Villa. Soon an ugly dwarf, a beautiful sorceress and even her own people are after her.
What powers does the horn have and why does everyone want it?
And why is Anna the only one who can get a note out of it?

Overview

Anna is a 12 year old girl growing up in a Saxon village in 7th century Mercia. Her life changes when she finds a golden horn in the ruins of a Roman Villa. Soon an ugly dwarf, a beautiful sorceress and even her own people are after her.
What powers does the horn have and why does everyone want it?
And why is Anna the only one who can get a note out of it?

About Shield Maiden
Shield Maiden is the first book in The Nine Worlds series in which the historical world of Anglo-Saxon England meets the mysterious world of myths and legends, gods and monsters our ancestors believed in.
This is the world as it might have been had those stories been true…

Product Details

BN ID:
2940044665064
Publisher:
Richard Denning
Publication date:
06/17/2012
Series:
Nine Worlds , #1
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
195,520
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Hi - I am Richard Denning. I was born in Ilkeston in Derbyshire and I live in Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands. I am currently working as a General Practitioner with a North Birmingham practice. I am 42 and am married with two children (Helen and Matthew) I said I am a GP - but heh that's the day job and there are other hours in the day so: Activities and Interests I am a writer with a strong interest in historical settings as well as horror and fantasy. Reading - Well I love to. Here are some of my favourite books Lord of the Rings Sharpe Series (Bernard Cornwell and his other books) Eagle Series Simon Scarrow Disk world books - Terry Pratchett Neverwhere Neil Gaiman Gaming I am also a keen player of board games and other games and run UK Games Expo (the UK's largest mixed format Games convention). I am a game designer and currently I am developing a Board Game inspired by the Great Fire on London. My websites For my writing projects go here: http://www.richarddenning.co.uk For more on Great Fire: London 1666 (the board game): http://www.medusagames.co.uk Find out more about UK Games Expo: http://www.UKGamesExpo.co.uk

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Shield Maiden 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Adventure with engaging characters.
Literary_Classics_Reviews More than 1 year ago
Shield Maiden, by author Richard Denning, is an exciting children's chapter book which takes place in a Saxon village in 7th century Mercia. Denning's characters come to life in this mythological adventure, the story of a 12 year old girl who finds a golden horn in the ruins of a Roman villa. Shield Maiden, the first book in the Nine World's Series, will hold great appeal for youngsters, regardless of their knowledge or understanding of Norse mythology; and kids interested in magic or fantasy are certain to appreciate the story of the Shield Maiden. Brief explanations of some of the Norse mythological characters are included at the conclusion of the story, adding a greater understanding of some of the events which take place in this exciting story. We recommend Shield Maiden for general reading, and as an educational tool to help youngsters gain insight and understanding into Nordic Mythology. Shield Maiden earns our Seal of Approval.