By Helen's Hand
With divine beauty comes dangerous power. Helen believed she could escape her destiny and save her people from utter destruction. After defying her family and betraying her intended husband, she found peace with her beloved Theseus, the king of Athens and son of Poseidon. But peace did not last... show more
With divine beauty comes dangerous power.
Helen believed she could escape her destiny and save her people from utter destruction. After defying her family and betraying her intended husband, she found peace with her beloved Theseus, the king of Athens and son of Poseidon.
But peace did not last long. Cruelly separated from Theseus by the gods, and uncertain whether he will live or die, Helen is forced to return to Sparta. In order to avoid marriage to Menelaus, a powerful prince unhinged by desire, Helen assembles an array of suitors to compete for her hand. As the men circle like vultures, Helen dreams again of war—and of a strange prince, meant to steal her away. Every step she takes to protect herself and her people seems to bring destruction nearer. Without Theseus’s strength to support her, can Helen thwart the gods and stop her nightmare from coming to pass?
Publish date: 2016-05-10
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Pages no: 429
Edition language: English
Series: Helen of Sparta (#2)
Helen of Sparta, also known as Helen of Troy, was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, and was a sister of Castor, Pollux, and Clytemnestra. In Greek myths, she is said to be the most beautiful woman in the world. Helen was captured by Theseus. a son of a god. They married and Helen was happy, even thou...
In this second installment of Helen of Sparta, Helen has been found by her family and returned to Sparta. As a daughter of Zeus, she was given the gifts of beauty and foresight. With her knowledge of the future, she tried to avoid war by escaping to Athens with her beloved King Theseus. However, ...