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In the Shadow of Heroes


FORMAT: Paperback PRICE: £6.99 PAGES: 384 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 01/05/2019 ISBN: 9781911077688

In the Shadow of Heroes

Nicholas Bowling

Chicken House

When his master disappears and a slave called Tog arrives with a secret message, Cadmus is swept up on a quest that leads to Emperor Nero and his crazed determination to possess the Golden Fleece of Greek mythology. The journey will push him to the edge of the Roman Empire – and reveal unexpected truths about himself…

Selling points

  • The second novel by the critically acclaimed author of Witchborn; perfect for young fans of Madeleine Miller.
  • Themes of myth, stories, heroism and truth in a spellbinding classical setting.
  • We follow lovable Cadmus as he embarks on an epic journey, featuring fantastical elements but firmly rooted in its historical world (Bowling is a Classics teacher).



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