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Roman Quests: The Archers of Isca

On sale

6th October 2016

Price: £6.99

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781510100268

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The second thrilling adventure in a new historical series from million-copy-selling Caroline Lawrence, set in Roman Britain during the reign of the evil Emperor Domitian.

Britannia AD 94. On the run from the Emperor Domitian, fifteen-year-old Fronto has joined the Roman army in order to find the security and structure he craves. But when his younger sister Ursula is captured by a terrifying Druid called Snakebeard, he must make an impossible decision. Can he leave the army, when desertion is punishable by death?

His desire: To become a good soldier
His quest: To rescue his sister
His destiny: To find his place in Roman Britain

From the bestselling author of THE ROMAN MYSTERIES, perfect for children studying at Key Stage 2. Historical locations featured in this book are a British Iron Age Village, Bath Spa and the fortress at Caerleon.

Reviews

Ann Giles, THE BOOK WITCH on ESCAPE FROM ROME
There is an excellent history lesson nestling among all the adventures the children encounter
THE GUARDIAN on ROMAN MYSTERIES
Instantly accessible adventure ... trans-century appeal
THE BOOKSELLER
Promising to be just as thrilling and richly detailed as her Roman Mysteries.
Elizabeth Hawksley, The Historical Novel Society Review
a gripping tale
Linda Lawlor, THE BOOKBAG on ESCAPE FROM ROME
Full of thrills and excitement from the very first sentence.
SCHOOL LIBRARIAN on ROMAN MYSTERIES
An interesting and exciting read that is extremely well researched. It is packed with accurate detail of everyday Roman life. The story is so well paced and involving that you don't realise just how much information you are absorbing.
Sarah Brew, PARENTS IN TOUCH on ESCAPE FROM ROME
This exciting adventure really captures the attention as well as being packed with authentic historical detail
Bookwitch
As with all Caroline's books, this story educates as it entertains. I have learned more about life in Roman Britain through these books than I ever did from more historical texts
Debbie, PRIMARY TIMES - HAMPSHIRE on ESCAPE FROM ROME
This is a very atmospheric, exciting story full of historical detail and surprises.
TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT on ROMAN MYSTERIES
Immensely readable