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Longbow Girl

Linda Davies

Hardcover

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Description

The stunningly written start to an exciting new trilogy about a smart, strong, bold girl who travels back in time to protect her family's past and ensure its future using her archery skills.

Set in the wilds of the Welsh mountains, the brave and beautiful longbow girl, Merry Owen, discovers a river that takes her back in time to the autocratic kingdom of King Henry VIII. While there she finds she must compete in an archery tournament to save her ancestors' land from being seized by their aristocratic neighbors the de Courcys. Merry's best friend James de Courcy (and heir to the de Courcy wealth) follows her back in time and the two get tangled up in their families' ancient histories. There are forces working against them both in the past and the present. Will they be able to survive their pasts to save their futures?


Praise For Longbow Girl

Praise for Longbow Girl:"Davies' love of history and folklore shine through this exciting and gripping tale of a resourceful, brave, and complex girl." --Kirkus Reviews"Davies's (Ark Storm) first novel for young adults richly attends to history, weaving Welsh legends and mysticism into a story that abounds with adventure and features an uncommon heroine." --Publishers Weekly"[O]utstandingly good." --The Guardian (UK)Praise for Nest of Vipers:"Authentic, gripping, utterly fascinating." -- Entertainment Weekly"Look for this one to be big." -- USA Today "Fast-paced fun." -- Chicago Tribune"This book is a class act." -- Glamour, UK

Praise for Longbow Girl:"Davies' love of history and folklore shine through this exciting and gripping tale of a resourceful, brave, and complex girl." --Kirkus Reviews"Davies's (Ark Storm) first novel for young adults richly attends to history, weaving Welsh legends and mysticism into a story that abounds with adventure and features an uncommon heroine." --Publishers Weekly"[O]utstandingly good." --The Guardian (UK)Praise for Nest of Vipers:"Authentic, gripping, utterly fascinating." -- Entertainment Weekly"Look for this one to be big." -- USA Today "Fast-paced fun." -- Chicago Tribune"This book is a class act." -- Glamour, UK

Chicken House, 9780545853453, 336pp.

Publication Date: February 23, 2016



About the Author

Linda Davies is the bestselling author of several financial thrillers for adults and a forthcoming book about being held hostage in Iran. Longbow Girl is her young adult debut. She lives in Suffolk, England with her husband and three children. You can visit her online at www.lindadavies.com.