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The Colossus Crisis By Katherine Roberts

The Colossus Crisis
by Katherine Roberts

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ADVENTURE AND MAGIC IN THE ANCIENT WORLD For years the titanic figure of the Colossus guarded the harbour entrance on the island of Rhodes and kept watch over its people. But a fatal prophecy foretells doom and destruction!
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The Colossus Crisis by Katherine Roberts

ADVENTURE AND MAGIC IN THE ANCIENT WORLD For years the titanic figure of the Colossus guarded the harbour entrance on the island of Rhodes and kept watch over its people. But a fatal prophecy foretells doom and destruction! When an earthquake strikes and the Colossus of Rhodes collapses, humans and an ancient race of sea creatures -- the telchines -- come face to face. At the centre of the struggle is a living Gift from the gods with magical powers for good and ill. A girl sponge diver, half-human and half-telchine, must restore the Gift and reveal an ancient prophecy, but she herself is struggling to come to terms with her mixed heritage. Snatched from her home by those intent on securing the Gift's powers, she is befriended by a trainee priestess and a gang of robber children, and with them battles with corrupt priests and scheming Councillors. But what is the strange Gift? Who can she trust? And which race will she ultimately side with -- human or telchine?

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The Colossus Crisis Reviews


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 Katherine Roberts


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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GOR001736669
The Colossus Crisis by Katherine Roberts
Katherine Roberts
The Seven Fabulous Wonders
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2005-08-01
304
0007112831
9780007112838
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.