Reader Reviewed Sword of Light by Katherine Roberts

Sword of Light

Written by Katherine Roberts
Part of the Pendragon Legacy Series

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This cracking page-turning adventure is now available in paperback. The future of Camelot is in the hands of Arthur's secret daughter, Rhianna. Utterly gripping, this is the start of a series for 9+ year olds by an award winning author. It's a magical quest based adventure that will appeal to Harry Potter and Tolkien fans. In a sentence, it's Arthurian legend reinvented for a new generation of readers!

Author Katherine Roberts said: “As a big fan of Arthurian fantasy, I’ve always wanted to write my own version of the legend but didn’t want to repeat the old stories. When I found red-haired Rhianna, King Arthur’s daughter, hiding on the enchanted island of Avalon, I knew she would make a great young warrior princess to carry the Pendragon legend to a new generation.”


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Sword of Light by Katherine Roberts

It is the darkest hour of the darkest Age. King Arthur is dead, killed by his wicked nephew, Mordred. Saxon invaders rampage across the land and forces of evil are gathering. The path to the throne lies open to Arthur's only remaining flesh and blood - Mordred. But there is one with a better claim than Mordred - Arthur's secret child. Brought by Merlin to enchanted Avalon as a baby and raised there for protection, the king's heir must take up a vital quest: to search for the four magical Lights with the power to restore Arthur's soul to his body. Introducing Rhianna Pendragon: unlikely princess and Camelot's last hope.


Lucy Minton I think Sword of Light is a fantastic read, and I can’t wait to read the next book in the series ... Click here to read the full review.

Abby Hawkins Aged 10 This book is full of adventure and is a fast paced read. I found it hard to put down! ... Click here to read the full review.

Byrony Davies 11 When I was reading the book I was always surprised by what was happening next. I felt like everything was real and I was actually there in Camelot with Rhianna. ... Click here to read the full review.

Ewan Young 9 I thought it was very exciting and couldn't put it down! There is something in this book for everyone; knights, ghosts, magic, fairies and other mythical creatures and fighting ... Click here to read the full review.

About the Author

Katherine Roberts

Katherine Roberts was born in Torquay, UK, in 1962 and spent her childhood in Devon and Cornwall. She graduated with a First in Mathematics from Bath University, since when she has worked with computers, racehorses, and in a pet shop. After separating from her husband in early 2005, Katherine now lives in Paignton near the school
she attended as a child.

Her debut novel Song Quest was published in 1999 and won the Branford Boase Award for an outstanding first novel for children. Her other novels include Spell Fall, Dark Quetzal and I Am The Great Horse. the Enchorium Sequence and the Seven Wonders of the World series.

She is also author of the popular and widely acclaimed Pendragon Legacy series.

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Book Info


480 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Author's Website


Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st October 2012




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