Daughters of the Nile (Cleopatra's Daughter, Book 3) by Stephanie Dray

By Stephanie Dray

In line with the genuine tale of Cleopatra’s daughter…

After years of abuse because the emperor’s captive in Rome, Cleopatra Selene has chanced on a secure harbor. now not the pitiful orphaned daughter of the despised Egyptian Whore, the twenty 12 months outdated is now the main strong queen within the empire, ruling over the dominion of Mauretania—an unique land of spell binding chance the place she intends to restore her dynasty.

With her husband, King Juba II and the magic of Isis that's her birthright, Selene brings prosperity and peace to a nation thirsty for either. but if Augustus Caesar jealously calls for that Selene’s teenagers take delivery of over to him to be fostered in Rome, she’s drawn again into the net of imperial plots and intrigues that she vowed to depart behind.

Determined and imaginitive, Selene needs to guard her family from the emperor’s wrath, all whereas vying with ruthless opponents like King Herod. Can she give you the option to beat the danger to her marriage, her nation, her family members, and her religion? Or will she be the final of her line?

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There was the anecdote known throughout the trade about Fitz-James O'Brien's marching outside the massive Harper building holding a sign, I AM ONE OF HARPERS’ AUTHORS. I AM STARVING, until the Harpers would agree to pay him what he was owed. 83 that they had paid in advance to Mr. Melville for his queer sea tale, Moby-Dick, or The Whale. To the Harper brothers, publishing was power. It was a power that had reached a crescendo in the 1840s when the eldest of the quartet, James Harper, became mayor of New York City as part of the anti-Catholic Native Party.

Osgood asked, forcing himself to look more closely at the mangled remains of his clerk. There were two parallel cuts in Daniel's skin. “It is almost like a bite mark. And his suit. ” The coroner shrugged. “From the mechanisms beneath the bus, perhaps. Or perhaps the boy had injured himself while in the spell of his narcotic. Sad to reflect on, the shadows of this danger fall not uncommonly on young men of low station and more and more even women—if you can call them that still, for they are much degraded.

While searching up and down the curve of the rough creek, Turner lunged at something on the ground. Upon reaching the spot, Mason saw with great pride in his chum that Turner had bludgeoned a cobra with his carbine. But the cobra was not dead and it rose up again as Mason approached and tried to strike. Such was the peril of the Bengalee jungle. Abandoning the hunt for the other thief, they returned to the spot where they'd left Narain tied to a tree and freed him, leading him as they took the horses they'd borrowed back to the police outpost.

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