The Warrior Princess
Author Saviour Pirotta
When her beautiful golden brooch is stolen, Celtic Princess Boudica and her friend Turi set off in search of it. The quest takes them out of Iceni territory and into hostile lands. Will they reach the mystical Druid island of Anglesey? What traps will befall them on the way? What awful secrets might they discover when they get there? The readers decide…
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Chapter 1 A Work of Art
The clanging sound of a hammer beating on a sword jerked me out of my sleep. It was not yet dawn but my uncle the blacksmith was already at work in the forge next door. I winced at the sound as I ...
Chapter 2 To Catch a Thief
My head spun and my mouth went dry. Outside, I could hear Herne and Boudica laughing. Herne was probably telling the princess a joke. He was always telling customers jokes. But wait until he found...
Chapter 3 Buried Alive
I expected Boudica to spring forward and rip the brooch from Drest’s cloak. Instead she pulled herself tall and very slowly held out her hand. “Give me back my brooch or I’ll call the law.” “I ca...
Chapter 4 The Secret Ceremony
I sat hunched in the pit, panic making my heart flutter. The rain increased and the drumming on the boards became deafening. A loud crack of lightning made me jump and I nearly screamed. The freez...
Chapter 5 The Sacred Lake
“Someone’s coming,” I whispered to Boudica. We both turned to see shadows moving at the far end of the corridor. Were they druids or passers-by, like us, who had spotted the lighted doorway? I ros...