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“My general wishes to know why the queen felt it necessary not to introduce him to such an old and dear friend.”

I traveled to Egypt in December 2019 for research for the Eye of Isis novels, set in Alexandria in the time of Cleopatra. “My general wishes to know why the queen felt it necessary not to introduce him to such an old and dear friend.” He correctly identified the look in her eye and said…

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…a knot of Roman tourists gathered around a display of allegedly antique pottery…

I traveled to Egypt in December 2019 for research for the Eye of Isis series, set in Alexandria in the time of Cleopatra. …a knot of Roman tourists gathered around a display of allegedly antique pottery and statuary featuring the entire panoply of Egyptian gods and goddesses going all the way back, according to the…

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Three days from today…

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: “You didn’t stop to take on supplies? Have a drink? Visit your girlfriend?” He chuckled. “I see you are wise to the ways of sailors, m’am.”…

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One week 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: “And the honey? A binding agent?” “So you weren’t asleep during the entirety of Natan’s classes after all. I often wondered. That, and the willow…

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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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