The last thing Christopher saw was a golden hawk.Then, he was centuries away from home.
At eleven years of age, Christopher Nikitas thought his greatest challenge would be convincing his parents to allow him to walk to and from school without his yiayia, his Greek Cypriot grandmother.
What he didnt count on was being thrust back in time, when Cyprus was divided into ten kingdoms, to carry out the legends of his ancestors: King Evagoras I, King Nicocles and King Pnytagoras II.
Through this journey of self-discovery, Christopher will uncover what it means to live a legacy and begin to question the meaning of life ...
What is real? What is truth? What is a good life?
An age of myth and legend, of gods and heroes. And the final struggle, is about to begin…
The fate of three Houses will decide the destiny of nations, and of the world.
The House of Perseus, rulers of Mycenae rich in gold, they will turn upon one another in their fight for the right to rule. Outcasts, they will wander the world seeking lost glory. Will Heracles, the scion of this once great dynasty, return it to its former glory, or ensure its downfall forever?
The House of Deucalion, chosen by Zeus and the Circle of Twelve to be the last survivors of the Race of Bronze, and to bring order and chaos to a darkened world, they are forced to flee to the shadow of Mount Olympus, as war and treachery tears the Aegean world apart.
The House of Pelops, thrice cursed, their undead namesake will seal a deal with the Queen of the Gods, an arrangement that will see his sons Atreus and Thyestes called to take the Lion Throne. Will the curse continue? Or will they overcome the past to replace those chosen by the Gods of Olympus to rule?
Behind it all Hera, the outcast Queen of the Olympians, rolls the dice in the game of Gods and Kings, as she seeks to change the ancient world forever.
It is a time of blood and betrayal. A time of myth and legend.
A time for the Sword of Olympus to rise.
Greece is in turmoil, divided by feuding kingdoms desiring wealth, power... and revenge.
When Eperitus, a young exiled soldier, comes to the aid of a group of warriors in battle, little does he know what’s in store. He is about to join the charismatic Odysseus, Prince of Ithaca, on a vital quest to save his homeland.
Odysseus travels to Sparta to join the most famous heroes in paying suit to the sensuous Helen. Armed with nothing but his wits, he enters a treacherous world of warfare and politics to compete for the greatest prize in Greece.
But few care for the problems of an impoverished prince when war with Troy beckons...
An unmissable and ferociously exciting adventure for readers of David Gemmell, Christian Cameron and Simon Scarrow.The Adventures of OdysseusKing of Ithaca The Gates of TroyThe Armour of AchillesThe Oracles of TroyThe Voyages of OdysseusReturn to IthacaPraise for Glyn Iliffe
‘It has suspense, treachery, and bone-crunching action... It will leave fans of the genre eagerly awaiting the rest of the series’ Times Literary Supplement
This is a must read for those who enjoy good old epic battles, chilling death scenes and the extravagance of ancient Greece’ Lifestyle Magazine
‘The reader does not need to be classicist to enjoy this epic and stirring tale. It makes a great novel’ Historical Novels Review
‘I found it utterly fascinating, the historic detail was excellent. This was an easy and enjoyable read, and I am looking forward to the next instalments. As a personal read I can absolutely recommend it’ Book Talk Bournemouth
‘An exciting story with plenty of action, and the requisite supernatural elements ... if you are a fan of writers like Bernard Cornwell, Simon Scarrow and Conn Iggulden you will enjoy this.’ Rachel Hyde, Myshelf.com