Category: Eye of Isis

Two weeks and counting…

Death of an Eye, the first Eye of Isis novel, publishes in paperback on September 5. Click here to pre-order your copy now. Excerpt from Death of an Eye: “I imagine you’ll find it a tad less amusing when we’re boarded by the Brundisi and sold into slavery on the return trip. Those of us…

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Three weeks and counting…

Death of an Eye, the first Eye of Isis novel, publishes in paperback on September 5. Click here to pre-order your copy now. On a trip to Turkey I saw these Eyes everywhere, from embedded in pavement to over doors to painted on a breakwater in a harbor. They are meant to avert the Evil…

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Four weeks and counting…

Death of an Eye, the first Eye of Isis novel, publishes in paperback on September 5. Click here to pre-order your copy now. excerpt from Death of an Eye Tetisheri regarded Uncle Neb with affection. His hair was black and his skin was dark in part from their common Theban ancestors and in part from…

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Five weeks and counting…

Death of an Eye, the first Eye of Isis novel, publishes in paperback on September 5. Click here to pre-order your copy now. 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…

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Six weeks and counting…

Death of an Eye, the first Eye of Isis novel, publishes in paperback on September 5. Click here to pre-order your copy now. I’ll make you love the scribe’s job more than you love your own mother. I’ll make its beauties obvious to you, for it is the greatest of all professions, and there is…

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Seven weeks and counting…

Death of an Eye, the first Eye of Isis novel, publishes in paperback on September 5. Click here to pre-order your copy now. They inherited equally and held property independently. Married women did not submit to their husbands’ control. They enjoyed the right to divorce and to be supported after a divorce. Until the time…

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Eight weeks and counting…

  Death of an Eye, the first Eye of Isis novel, publishes in paperback on September 5. Click here to pre-order your copy now. excerpt from Death of an Eye “So,” he said. “Caesar was right. Not a cook.” He spoke in Latin and she responded in kind. “I’m sorry, sir. I don’t believe we’ve…

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Why Cleopatra? [continuing…]

Death of an Eye, the first Eye of Isis novel, publishes in paperback on September 5. Click here to pre-order your copy now. 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…

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Why Cleopatra? [continued]

Death of an Eye, the first Eye of Isis novel, publishes in paperback on September 5.* Click here to pre-order your copy now. 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…

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