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As Egypt's young king is crowned, a vicious killer waits in the shadows. . . .
next Pharaoh, the young Tutankhamun, is ready to claim his birthright—a
vast, powerful, and sophisticated empire. It should be at the height of
its glory, but it is troubled by long-lasting foreign wars, public
dissent, and internal struggles. With his new wife, Ankhesenamun, the
daughter of Nefertiti, Tutankhamun undertakes an audacious plan to
consolidate his power and return tolerance and enlightenment to his
land. But not everyone wants the ambitious new Pharaoh to succeed, and
soon sinister "gifts" begin appearing in the royal palace—evil objects
designed to terrify the nineteen-year-old King.
stalwart chief detective of the Thebes division, is summoned to the
palace to investigate. As he begins to piece together the clues, he
realizes that the mysterious gifts have much in common with a series of
sadistic murders plaguing the city. Rahotep's determination to protect
the vulnerable King and Queen makes him a target, too, and he is soon
enmeshed in a web of intrigue and danger that reaches from the top
command of the army to the dark heart of the empire's government. What
he discovers will change his life and put everything he loves at risk.
this compelling second novel, set against the dazzling splendor of the
golden age of the Pharaohs, Nick Drake takes an imaginative and
historically accurate look at one of the most fascinating reigns in
ancient history. Drawing on the latest archaeological evidence, he
crafts a sophisticated and gripping thriller that explores one of the
greatest unsolved mysteries of ancient Egypt—the untimely death of young