“A gag was tied tightly over his mouth. Ramose fought furiously against his bindings but he couldn’t break free.”
Prince Ramose must expose those who tried to murder him and regain his position as Pharaoh’s rightful heir.
But he has been kidnapped by tomb robbers. He will need more than the luck of the gods to get out of this one.
“The episodes in the tombs are particularly vivid and claustrophobic, and many details about life in Egypt are seamlessly woven into this interesting and exciting adventure.”
“For readers who like to live beyond familiar boundaries”
“exciting, informative and, more importantly, vividly entertaining reading. Author Carole Wilkinson carries us effortlessly into another place and another time. With an entertaining yarn, what more can you ask for?”
“Through the eyes of the central character, we get a thoroughly authentic feeling about what life was like for folk in those far-gone days. Author Carole Wilkinson, who writes these exciting stories with a verve and a keen eye for authenticity, has based her fictional leading character, Ramose, on a real person”
“A fascinating, brooding, deliciously chilling setting for a most innovative, refreshingly original novel, which tingles with spookiness and the ever present whiff of death.”
“Carole Wilkinson has created two very detailed and fascinating worlds for her readers…An exciting new venture in Australian children’s novels for readers who like to go beyond the predictable.”
“Although plot is foremost these books are no formula novels…the historical structure adds life and colour while unexpected turns of events are carefully structured.”