The History Keepers 2: Circus Maximus by Damian Dibben
  

The History Keepers 2: Circus Maximus

Written by Damian Dibben

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In this exciting sequel, The History Keepers embark upon another rollercoaster adventure that takes us into the heart of the ancient world, from the doors to Hades, to the streets of Rome at the height of its glorious empire. You think the chariot race in Ben Hur is exciting? Wait till you see the History Keepers racing round Rome...

If you enjoyed The History Keepers: The Storm Begins, then you'll love this action-packed sequel which sees Jake, Nathan and Charlie dashing through Ancient Rome in hot pursuit of villains and adventure. The characters are lively and hilarious, and there are some brilliant action scenes and plenty of hair-raising cliffhangers.

The History Keepers: The Storm Begins in out in paperback NOW. Circus Maximus is out in August 2012 but in the meantime here at Lovereading4kids we have an exclusive extract for you.

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The History Keepers 2: Circus Maximus by Damian Dibben

The History Keepers are in terrible danger once more. Stocks of Atomium - the crucial ingredient which allows them to travel through time - are perilously low, and the agents must embark on a risky mission to find more. And now a new and even more evil member of the Zeldt family is planning a hideous take-over of the Ancient world, and they are forced to travel further back into history than ever before in order to save the day. Well, all of the days actually.

When Jake and the History Keepers receive a cryptic message, all their skills are put to the test. Who is the sender, and where on earth - and from what place in time - has the code come from? The clues lead them to AD 27 - the last-known whereabouts of Agata Zeldt, 'the most evil woman in history'. None but the bravest agent could possibly travel that far back in time. The agents must embark up on another rollercoaster adventure that will take them from the frozen wastes of Sweden, right into the dangerous heart of the ancient world.


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About the Author

Damian Dibben

Damian has worked extensively as a screenwriter on projects as diverse as Phantom Of The Opera and Puss In Boots. His varied passions include cosmology, ancient history, natural science and rollicking adventure stories. He is a proud Londoner and lives on the Southbank with his dog Dudley. The History Keepers is his first novel.

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Hardback

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Publisher

Doubleday Children's Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

2nd August 2012

ISBN

9780857530578

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