Death of an Eye

Death of an Eye

by Dana Stabenow

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Overview

For three centuries, the House of Ptolemy has governed the Kingdom of Egypt. Cleopatra – seventh of her name – rules from Alexandria, that beacon of commerce and learning that stands between the burning sands of the desert and the dark waters of the Middle Sea.

But her realm is beset by ethnic rivalries, aristocratic feuds and courtly intrigues. Not only that, she must contend with the insatiable appetite of Julius Caesar who needs Egyptian grain and Egyptian gold to further his ambitions. The world is watching the young Queen, waiting for a misstep...

And now her most trusted servant – her Eye – has been murdered and a vast shipment of newly minted coin stolen. Cleopatra cannot afford for the coins to go unrecovered or the murderers unpunished, so she asks childhood friend, Tetisheri Nebenteru, to retrace the dead Eye's footsteps.

Tetisheri will find herself plunged into the shadowy heart of Alexandria. As she sifts her way through a tangle of lies and deceit, she will discover that nothing can be taken at face value, that she can't trust anyone – perhaps even the Queen herself.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161859254
Publisher: Gere Donovan Press
Publication date: 12/06/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 319,317
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Dana Stabenow is the author of the bestselling Kate Shugak series, which includes Midnight Come Again, The Singing of the Dead, and Bad Blood, and the Liam Campbell series. She's won an Edgar Award and a Nero Award for books in the Kate Shugak series, and in 2007 she was named Alaska Artist of the Year in the Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities.

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