When slaves rebel in ancient Sparta, twelve-year-old Lysander, guarded by an heirloom amulet, the Fire of Ares, is caught between the Spartan ruling class, with whom he has been training as a warrior since his noble heritage was revealed, and those among whom he was recently laboring as a slave.
Helen of Sparta, a beautiful princess, makes friends with huntress Atalanta and the young priestess who is the Oracle of Delphi when she sets out to define who she is and what she can accomplish. Reprint.
A tale inspired by the life of Queen Cleopatra follows her ascension to the throne at the age of 18, a rule that is marked by her relationships with two Roman leaders and the ruthless ambitions of her sisters. By the award-winning author of Mary, Bloody Mary.
After being transformed into a pig by Circe due to his attitude while working as a crewman during Odysseus' voyage, Gryllus the pig accounts his tale of adventure after being kidnapped by the prophetess Sibyl who urges him, a talking pig, to help her in her dangerous mission to Delphi in order to change the pending destruction facing their world.