The Raven's Wing

by Frances Watts

On Sale: 21/07/2014


About the Book

From bestselling and award-winning author Frances Watts comes the first in an incredibly exciting new series of standalone historical novels.


On the eve of her fifteenth birthday, Claudia is unexpectedly summoned to Rome by the father she hasn't seen in ten years, a wealthy and powerful senator. She finds herself with both a new family and a luxurious new home in the capital of the world's greatest empire.

But Claudia soon discovers a contest of power and ambition is secretly being waged - and she is the prize. torn between two rivals for her hand in marriage, she must choose between her duty and her heart ... a choice that could have deadly consequences.

From multi-award-winning author Frances Watts comes a gripping mystery of love and intrigue set in Ancient Rome.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460701751
  • ISBN 10: 1460701755
  • Imprint: ABC Books
  • On Sale: 21/07/2014
  • Pages: 304
  • List Price: 9.16 AUD
  • Age: From 10 years


Frances Watts was born in Switzerland and grew up in Australia. Her bestselling picture books include Goodnight Mice! (illustrated by Judy Watson), the winner of the 2012 Prime Minister's Award for Children's Fiction; 2006 CBC Honour Book Kisses for Daddy (ill. David Legge); and 2008 Children's Book Council of Australia award-winner Parsley Rabbit's Book about Books (ill. David Legge). The Raven's Wing, set in Ancient Rome, and The Peony Lantern, set in nineteenth-century Japan, are her first middle grade/YA novels.

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