Odysseus believed the age of heroes was over.
Then he and his friend, along with a spoiled princess named Helen and her cousin Penelope, are kidnapped by pirates!
Their journey leads them to Crete, where Odysseus must face the secret at the heart of the Labyrinth. There was a time when the Minotaur devoured all who entered, but now an even deadlier monster roams the maze. There Odysseus discovers the hardest part of being a hero: living long enough to tell the tale.
Robert J. Harris is a Scottish academic and author of children's fantasies and historical novels, best known for his collaborations with Jane Yolen. He also designed the fantasy board game Talisman. Recently Robert released his sequel to Talisman, Mythgardia. He lives in Scotland and is married to American author Deborah Turner Harris.