Shield Maiden by Richard Denning
Series: Nine Worlds, Book 1.
Approx. 42,530 words.
Published on June 17, 2012.
Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe.
Anna is a 12 year old girl growing up in a Saxon village in 7th century Mercia. Her life changes when she finds a golden horn in the ruins of a Roman Villa. Soon an ugly dwarf, a beautiful sorceress and even her own people are after her.
What powers does the horn have and why does everyone want it?
And why is Anna the only one who can get a note out of it?