Apollo's Raven

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An ancient curse threatens the fates of a warrior princess and her people in Ancient Britannia. 

In 24 AD, Celtic kings hand-picked by Rome to rule are fighting each other for power. King Amren reveals to his daughter, Princess Catrin, the grim prophecy that his former queen pronounced at her execution for treason to him:

The gods demand the scales be balanced for the life you take. If you deny my soul's journey to the Otherworld by beheading me, I curse you to the same fate as mine. I prophesy your future queen will beget a daughter who will rise as a Raven and join your son, Blood Wolf, and a mighty empire to overtake your kingdom and to execute my curse.

Trained as a warrior, Catrin discovers she is the Raven and must find a way to block the curse. Torn between her forbidden love for the Roman enemy, Marcellusthe great-grandson of Mark Antonyand her loyalty to her people, she must summon the powers of the Ancient Druids to alter the dark prophecy that looms over her.

Apollo's Raven is a soaring epic Celtic tale of forbidden love, magical adventure, and political intrigue in Ancient Rome and Britannia.

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About the Author

Author Name : Linnea Tanner

     Linnea Tanner weaves Celtic tales of love, intrigue, and betrayal into the backdrop of Ancient Rome and Britannia. Since childhood, she has passionately read about ancient civilizations and mythology which held women in higher esteem. Of particular interest are the enigmatic Celts who were reputed as fierce warriors and mystical Druids. Depending on the time of day and season of the year, you will find her exploring and researching ancient and medieval history, mythology and archaeology to support her writing. As the author of the APOLLO'S RAVEN series, she has extensively researched and traveled to sites described within each book. A native of Colorado, Linnea attended the University of Colorado and earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees in chemistry. She lives in Windsor with her husband and has two children and six grandchildren.

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