Circus Maximus Race to the Death by Annelise Gray
Model Number: 9781800240575
Book 1 in the Circus Maximus series.
If you like Lauren St John we think you'll enjoy this.
"Ben Hur meets National Velvet in the ultimate 9-12 adventure story by debut children's author, Annelise Gray."
"Dido lives and breathes horses, and has an impossible dream. She longs to be the first girl to race to victory in ancient Rome's greatest sporting arena - the Circus Maximus. But when she is forced to flee her childhood home, she discovers a charioteer's world is a dangerous place, full of risk, rivalry and betrayal. Determined to follow her dream and be reunited with the horse she loves, Dido must decide who to trust. And who to fear.
Winning glory comes at a high price in a thrilling and terrifying race to the death.
For ages approx. 9 years+.