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The women of ancient Egypt were the freest of any civilization on earth, until the modern era. In several dynasties of ancient Egypt the God’s Wives of Amun stood tall, priestesses of wealth and power, who represented the pinnacle of female power in the Egyptian state. Many called The God’s Wife of Amun second only to the Pharaoh in dominance.

THE GOD’S WIFE follows the adventures of a 16-year-old girl, Neferet, who is thrust into the role of The Gods Wife of Amun without proper...

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Overview

The women of ancient Egypt were the freest of any civilization on earth, until the modern era. In several dynasties of ancient Egypt the God’s Wives of Amun stood tall, priestesses of wealth and power, who represented the pinnacle of female power in the Egyptian state. Many called The God’s Wife of Amun second only to the Pharaoh in dominance.

THE GOD’S WIFE follows the adventures of a 16-year-old girl, Neferet, who is thrust into the role of The Gods Wife of Amun without proper training. Surrounded by political intrigue and ensnared by sexual stalking, Neferet navigates the temple, doing her duties, while keeping her family name pristine and not ending up like her predecessor—dead. Meanwhile, a modern-day Chicago dancer, Rebecca, is rehearsing for a role in an ancient Egyptian production and finds herself blacking out and experiencing realistic dreams about life in Egypt. It’s as if she’s coming in contact with Neferet’s world. Are the two parallel worlds on a collision course? They seem to be, for Neferet has just used an old spell to bring protection to her world, and Rebecca meets a mysterious Egyptian man who says he’ll whisk her away to Alexandria. Magic and realism mix for a powerful ending in THE GOD’S WIFE.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781611880861
  • Publisher: Story Plant, The
  • Publication date: 9/10/2013
  • Pages: 273
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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  • Posted October 12, 2013

    A sadly disappointing book.  It's not the writing that fails her

    A sadly disappointing book.  It's not the writing that fails here but the story telling.  We're left with
    gaping holes in the story that simply overwhelm the story in the end.  And the ending is nonsensical,
    unexplained and seemingly arbitrary.  It almost felt as if the writer needed to wrap this project up to move on
     to the next.  The writing is good enough to keep me reading.  At the end the story telling is so poor that it 
    destroys the effort.  VERY disappointing.

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