Did you miss the The Chessmen Thief Book Launch with Barbara Henderson & Kirsty Crommie? Catch up with the online event here as we celebrate the launch and publication of Barbara Henderson’s sixth children novel. Sit back, relax and listen to Barbara and book blogger Kirsty Crommie in conversation as they talk about this thrilling Viking adventure!powered by Crowdcast
‘Full of imagination and adventure, this is a book with the perfect combination of ancient Norse and Scottish culture, of intrigue and crime and the inherent magic of folk tales and poetry‘
Gemma E McLaughlin
Win. Lose. Survive.
I was the boy with a plan. Now I am the boy with nothing.
From the moment 12-year-old Kylan hatches a plan to escape from his Norse captors, and return to Scotland to find his mother, his life becomes a dangerous game.
The precious Lewis Chessmen pieces—which he helped carve—hold the key to his freedom, but he will need all his courage and wit to triumph against Sven Asleifsson, the cruellest Viking in the realm. One false move could cost him his life.
Barbara Henderson has woven a thrilling origin story around the enduring mystery of the Lewis Chessmen, their creation in Norway, and how they ended up buried in the Hebrides before being discovered on Lewis in 1831.
Anne Glennie, Publisher @cranachanbooks
Barbara Henderson, Author @scattyscribbler
Kirsty Crommie, Book Blogger @KCrommie