The Bracelet of Bones
The breathtaking new adventure from the bestselling and multi-award-winning Kevin Crossley-Holland.
One morning Solveig wakes to find her father has broken his promise. Halfdan, a Viking mercenary, has followed the young warrior Harald Hardrada to Miklagard (Constantinople), where he is leader of the Empress's guard.
Solveig sets off in a tiny boat to find him. So begins a fierce journey of discovery and survival, where the young Viking girl will meet a ghost ship and befriend an English slave, shoot rapids, survive an arrow storm, and witness a living sacrifice. Will Solveig reach Miklagard? And will her father be there?
Bracelet of Bones is a glittering novel about fathers and daughters, the clash of religions, courage and self-reliance and a perilous journey to young womanhood.
Title: The Bracelet of Bones
Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland