Cleopatra is an iconic figure and one of the most powerful women in history. The last pharaoh of Egypt, and often depicted as a great beauty, she was rewned for her liaisons with the world's most powerful men, including Gaius Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. This fictional retelling of her life is a dramatic and thrilling story. Lives in Action is a series of narrative biographies that recount the lives of some of the key figures in history. Page-turning, thrilling plots that read like fiction will keep the most reluctant reader hooked.
Valerie Wilding is an established writer of historical fiction and non fiction. She is a regular contributor to Scholastic's My Story series (Highway Girl, Road to War, Bloody Tower, To Kill a Queen) and Boudicca and her Barmy Army was published in their Dead Famous series. Her own series, The Princess Files, about real princesses, was published by OUP.