Here be Dragons

The Snowdonia Chronicles Book One

Author: Sarah Mussi

Series title: The Snowdonia Chronicles

Age range: 12+

Paperback publication date: 01 Sep 2015

Paperback ISBN: 9781910240342

Ellie Morgan wants a boy who's all hers. Just for once, it would be nice to meet someone that Sheila the cow hadn't got her claws in to. But something has left its lair. It's out there stalking her. Who ever said true love was easy?

Here be Dragons by Sarah Mussi is a young adult/teen fantasy romance set in the mountains of Snowdonia.

Ellie Morgan wants a boy who's all hers. Just for once, it would be nice to meet someone that Sheila the cow hadn't got her claws in to.

A remote farmhouse on Mount Snowdon is hardly the ideal setting for meeting anyone, unless, of course, you count her best friend George or creepy Darren (which Ellie doesn't). But when a boy, glimpsed through the mist and snow, lures her up to the Devil's Bridge, Ellie realises the place she knows so well still has its secrets ...

The stronger her feelings for this strange boy become, the more she is in danger: a battle as old as Snowdon itself has been raging for centuries and now Ellie's caught in the middle.

Something has left its lair.

It's out there stalking her.

Who ever said true love was easy?

Sarah Mussi is a multi-award-winning author of children’s and young adults’ fiction. Her first novel, The Door of No Return, won the Glen Dimplex Children’s Book Award and was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award. Her second novel, The Last of the Warrior Kings, was shortlisted for the Lewisham Book Award, inspired a London walk, and is used as a textbook in Lewisham schools. Her novel Angel Dust was the lead title on the Hot Key list 2012, and was followed by Breakdown. Her thriller Siege was nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, 2014, and won the BBUKYA award for contemporary YA fiction. Her thriller Riot was longlisted for the Amazing Book Award amongst many others and won the Lancashire Book of the Year Award in 2015. This was followed by Bomb, published by Hodder Children’s Books; Room Empty, published by One World in 2017; and You Can’t Hide (Hodder) in 2019. Here be Dragons, the first book in the Snowdonia Chronicles trilogy, was published by Vertebrate Publishing in 2015, followed by Here be Witches in 2017 and Here be Wizards in 2020. Sarah was born and raised in the Cotswolds, attended Pate’s Grammar School for Girls, and graduated with a BA in Fine Art from Winchester School of Art and an MA from the Royal College of Art. She spent over fifteen years in West Africa as a teacher and now lives in London where she is the current Co-Chair of CWISL (Children’s Writers and Illustrators for Stories and Literacy). Sarah splits her time between writing, visiting schools as an author and promoting creative writing for children. She also teaches English in a Lewisham school.

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