Laura L DuncanISBN: 0595344526;
Book DescriptionIt is 79 AD in the Roman town of Herculaneaum, and the slave girl, Lena, searches for her long lost cousin. In the midst of a storm, she defies her mistress and disappears into the wilderness, hoping to find answers to his mysterious disappearance. Instead, she meets a proud wolf who teaches her the art of survival, a Christian prophetess gifted with sight, a bird who teaches her to laugh again, and a magnificent creature known only as the Dragonhorse. Her journey will take her through a world of mystery, magic, obsession, and love, and hurl her blindly into the throes of one of history?s most violent and devastating tragedies, the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.
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