Books by Michael Ford

THE POISONED HOUSE by Michael Ford
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"In all, scary, compelling and atmospheric enough for a satisfying chill. (Ghost story. 12 & up)"
A scullery maid, a great house, whispered evil and a ghost populate this first-person tale of mid-19th-century London. Read full book review >
BIRTH OF A WARRIOR by Michael Ford
ADVENTURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"A good series for teaching some authentic history as well as for exciting young readers. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
This first sequel in Ford's series set in ancient Sparta rockets into the beginnings of the Greco-Persian wars with its hero, young Lysander, a half-Helot, half-Spartan boy rescued from slavery, now training to become a warrior. Read full book review >
THE FIRE OF ARES by Michael Ford
FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2008

"A useful introduction to ancient history for its target audience. (Historical fiction. YA)"
This first in a series explores ancient Sparta and the tensions between the ruling Spartans and their slaves, the Helots. Read full book review >