Author(s): Catherine Mayo
Who can you trust? Friendship vs. Treachery in Ancient Greece, a decade before the Trojan War. Menelaos, teenage son of the assassinated High King of Greece, is tumbling ever deeper into danger. Odysseus, his best friend, tries to help - but Odysseus's great ideas have a tendency to come unstuck.... This exciting debut from new talent Catherine Mayo will delight fans of ancient history and mythology.
Catherine Mayo grew up in Auckland and was a compulsive reader and dreamer. With academics in her DNA (her dad was a research scientist and her grandfather a professor of philosophy) it was taken fro granted she would go to university. She studied many thngs at Auckland University - history, philosophy, geology, French, music, performance violin and art history - before life took an unexpected turn and she began an apprenticeship in violin-making and restoration. About ten years ago she started writing, urge on by the stories and dreams that filled her head since she was a child. She has since won several prizes in short story competitions. This is her first book.