Category: Eye of Isis

Pub day of Death of an Eye!

Pub day is December 6, 2018! Why, that would be today, wouldn’t it? Amazon.US Apple Nook Kobo And on December 13th in the UK/Commonwealth. Amazon.UK I’ll be signing the hardcover at the Poisoned Pen on Saturday, December 8th, at 2pm. Click here to pre-order your copy. See you there!* *And if you can’t make it…

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In Death of an Eye news…

…yesterday Barbara and I baked Egyptian Christmas cookies for my signing at the Poisoned Pen on Saturday. With limited success. These are the best of the ankh, the Eye of Horus, and the scarab. (I told Barbara some of the ankhs looked like Casper the Friendly Ghost.) I was at the store yesterday and Julie…

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One week and counting…

Pub day is December 6th! Pub day is December 6, 2018! Amazon.US Apple Nook Kobo And on December 13th in the UK/Commonwealth. Amazon.UK I’ll be signing the hardcover at the Poisoned Pen on December 8th at 2pm. Click here to pre-order your copy. At which there will be goodie giveaways, including this pair of wrist…

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Two weeks and counting…

Pub day is December 6th! Amazon.US Apple Nook Kobo And on December 13th in the UK/Commonwealth. Amazon.UK I’ll be signing the hardcover at the Poisoned Pen on December 8th at 2pm. Click here to pre-order your copy. Excerpt from Death of an Eye It was a day as beautiful as were most days in Alexandria,…

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Three weeks and counting…

Pub day is December 6th! Amazon.US Apple Nook Kobo And on December 13th in the UK/Commonwealth. Amazon.UK I’ll be signing the hardcover at the Poisoned Pen on December 8th at 2pm. Click here to pre-order your copy. At which event there will be goodie giveaways, including three of these, which on a trip to Turkey…

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Why Cleopatra? [continuing…]

[To catch up on the discussion, click here, and then here.] Cleopatra was Macedonian Greek, a direct descendant of Ptolemy I, who plucked the plum of Alexandria and Egypt when the generals divvied up the empire after Alexander the Great’s death. Alexandria was founded by Alexander, a city on the edge of the Middle Sea…

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Four weeks and counting…

Pub day is December 6th! Amazon.US Apple Nook Kobo And on December 13th in the UK/Commonwealth. Amazon.UK I’ll be signing the hardcover at the Poisoned Pen on December 8th at 2pm. Click here to pre-order your copy. Excerpt from Death of an Eye He was looking into the pool, a contemplative expression on his face,…

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Why Cleopatra? [continued]

[Continuing the conversation from last week… hey, it’s my soapbox] A friend who knows I am writing a series set in Cleopatra’s Alexandria was greatly exercised over some of Cleopatra’s decisions. “Why did she make Antony leave Octavia? It gave Octavian all the ammunition he needed to move against her. How could she have done…

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Five weeks and counting…

Pub day is December 6th! Amazon.US Apple Nook Kobo And on December 13th in the UK/Commonwealth. Amazon.UK I’ll be signing the hardcover at the Poisoned Pen on December 8th at 2pm. Click here to pre-order your copy. At which event of course (you know me so well) there will be giveaway goodies, including this delightful…

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Why Cleopatra?

All right, all you people who think I should only and ever write Kate Shugak novels*, here’s why I wrote this instead. The commonly accepted story arc for Cleopatra is: Caesar. Antony. Dead. Shakespeare even cut her arc by a third in his Antony and Cleopatra. At least the film managed to get all three…

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