The Seven Fabulous Wonders (1) - The Great Pyramid Robbery

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With a compelling mix of myth, magic and legend, The Great Pyramid Robbery is the first book in the exciting new series The Seven Fabulous Wonders.

Based on the seven ancient wonders of the world, Katherine Roberts weaves an enticing web – where the ancient world meets pure fantasy.

Set against a dazzling backdrop of the Two Lands – now known as Egypt – and the building of the pyramids, 2550 BC comes alive with the main protagonist, Senu, and his mischievous ka, Red.

The ruler of the Two Lands, Lord Khafre, is determined to outdo his late father and construct the largest and most magnificent pyramid ever recorded, but there is mutiny amongst those to whom the task has fallen. Determined to relieve their poverty, the pyramid workers plan the perfect crime – perfect that is, except for it's main ingredient… Senu and Red.

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The Great Pyramid Robbery
‘A grand tale unravels – ancient curses, magical powers, dangerous forces and spirits make The Great Pyramid Robbery a wonderful fantasy-filled read! Unearth this fab book.’
Funday Times

‘A terrific tale of plots, curses and evil forces set in ancient Egypt.’
Sunday Express

‘A thrill-a-minute mix of myth, history, excitement and magic. Roberts has thrown lots of gripping ingredients into the first book of The Seven Fabulous Wonders series and it all works to great effect.’ Sunday Morning Post

The Babylon Game
‘Katherine Roberts is a children’s author of genuine skill and imagination, and The Babylon Game is one of her most engaging titles.’
Publishing News

About the Author:

Katherine Roberts was born in Torquay in 1962 and spent her childhood in Devon and Cornwall. She graduated with a First in Mathematics from Bath University. Since then she has worked with computers, racehorses, and in a pet shop. Now she lives near Ross-on-Wye, where she writes fantasy fiction, tutors for the Focus on Fiction distance learning course, helps judge an annual Creative Writing Awards scheme for local schools, and in her spare time exercises racehorses. She has her own website: www.herebedragons.co.uk/roberts and produces her own little newsletter, Fantasy Fever, for children.

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