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    • ISBN:9781408334102
    • Publication date:07 May 2015
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Cleo

Book 1

By Lucy Coats

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One throne. Three sisters. This is war.

Her precious mother is dead - and it isn't an accident! The young Cleopatra - Pharaoh's illegitimate daughter - must flee the royal palace at Alexandria or die too. As her evil half-sisters usurp the throne, Cleo finds sanctuary at the sacred temple of Isis, where years later she becomes initiated into the secret Sisters of the Living Knot. But now Isis's power is failing, Egypt is in danger, and Cleo must prove her loyalty to her goddess by returning to the Alexandria she hates. She must seek out the hidden map which is the key to returning Isis's power - on pain of death. But will she be able to evade her horrible sisters? And will she find dreamy Khai, the über-hot Librarian boy she met as she fled Alexandria years before? Cleo's powerful destiny is about to unfold...
Gorgeous and evocative, this captivating new YA novel imagines the life of the teenage Cleopatra before she became the icon we think we know.

Biographical Notes

Lucy Coats was an editor at Orchard Books before she turned her hand to writing. She is the author of many successful books including Atticus the Storyteller's 100 Greek Myths, shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award. Lucy lives in Northamptonshire with her family.

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  • ISBN: 9781408334096
  • Publication date: 07 May 2015
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
...an engaging, fun read which brings people and places vividly to life. — Mary Mayfield, Our Book Reviews
Gorgeous and evocative, this captivating new YA novel imagines the life of the teenage Cleopatra before she became the icon we think we know. [...] If you haven't already , you should definitely read 'Cleo'... — Dan Wadey, How To Read Books blog
...a sparkling thriller packed with historical intrigue, humour, loyalty and poison.' — Amanda Craig, New Statesman
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