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<h2>'For those who like books with rich, idiosyncratic settings, engaging characters and 'Strong Women', let me recommend Dana Stabenow' <b>Diana Gabaldon, author of <i>Outlander</i></b> </h2><p><b>The second in the trilogy of Ancient Egyptian crime novels that began with 2018's <i>Death of an Eye</i>. </b></p><p>Cleopatra – seventh of her name, avatar of the goddess Isis, ruler of the Kingdom of Egypt – watches over her city. The war is over, but Alexandria, that once great beacon of learning and commerce, has suffered in its wake. Caesar has returned to Rome, and the queen must restore her city and her kingdom to their former greatness.</p><p>But now a body has been found floating upright at the bottom of the sea, anchored in place by a cement weight around its feet. It's the second corpse to be found this way in two years, and the queen is concerned.</p><p>With a city to rebuild and a kingdom to keep in line, Cleopatra cannot allow any more murders to interfere. So she sets Tetisheri – her Eye, her closest confidant and personal investigator – to make things right. As she delves deeper into the mystery, Tetisheri will discover secrets, conspiracy and danger far beyond her ken...</p><p>'Stabenow is blessed with a rich prose style and a fine eye for detail. Outstanding' <b><i>Washington Post</i></b></p><p>'A first-rate talent ... Offering fine writing and keen humour' <b><i>Booklist</i></b></p><p>'Gripping and adrenaline-charged ... Surprising twists all delivered with Stabenow's razor-sharp suspense and gritty prose' <b><i>Publishers Weekly</i></b></p>

ISBN
9781800249776
Imprint
Head of Zeus
Category
Fiction
Published
Pages
336
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<p>The second in a trilogy of Ancient Egyptian crime novels. When a second skeleton is found floating upright at the bottom of the sea, Queen Cleopatra charges Tetisheri, her new Eye of Isis, with the task of finding out who these men were, when they were murdered, and, above all, why.</p>

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<b>PRAISE FOR DANA STABENOW</b>: <br />
'The first adventure for Tetisheri neatly sets the scene for what promises to be an entertaining series' <i>BBC History</i>. <br />
'One of the strongest voices in crime fiction' <i>Seattle Times</i>. <br />
'Stabenow is blessed with a rich prose style and a fine eye for detail. Outstanding' <i>Washington Post</i>. <br />
'Crime fiction doesn't get much better than this' <i>Booklist</i>. <br />
'For rich, idiosyncratic settings and engaging characters [...] let me recommend Dana Stabenow'

Diana Gabaldon

Editions
ISBN
9781800249752
Format
eBook
Title
Disappearance of a Scribe
ISBN
9781800249776
Format
Hardback
Title
Disappearance of a Scribe
ISBN
9781800249783
Format
Trade Paperback
Title
Disappearance of a Scribe
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Title of Series
Eye of Isis
Number within Series
2
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FV
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<p>Edgar award-winning, <i>NYT</i>-bestselling author.</p>

<p>A unique and rich historical setting of Ancient Egypt.</p>

<p>MARKET: Diana Gabaldon; Kate Mosse; Wilbur Smith.</p>

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148
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