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- Description<b>Based on the true story of Cleopatra s daughter </b> After years of abuse as the emperor s captive in Rome, Cleopatra Selene has found a safe harbor. No longer the pitiful orphaned daughter of the despised Egyptian Whore, the twenty year old is w the most powerful queen in the empire, ruling over the kingdom of Mauretania an exotic land of enchanting possibility where she intends to revive her dynasty. With her husband, King Juba IIand the magic of Isis that is her birthright, Selene brings prosperity and peace to a kingdom thirsty for both. But when Augustus Caesar jealously demands that Selene s children be given over to him to be fostered in Rome, she s drawn back into the web of imperial plots and intrigues that she vowed to leave behind. Determined and resourceful, Selene must shield her loved ones from the emperor s wrath, all while vying with ruthless rivals like King Herod. Can she find a way to overcome the threat to her marriage, her kingdom, her family, and her faith? Or will she be the last of her line?
- Author Biography<b>Stephanie Dray</b> is a graduate of Smith College, a small women s college in Massachusetts, where to the consternation of her devoted professors she was unable to master Latin. However, her concentration in Middle Eastern studies gave her a deeper understanding of the consequences of Egypt s ancient clash with Rome, both in terms of the still-extant tensions between East and West as well as the worldwide decline of female-centric religions. Using the stories of women in history to inspire the young women of today, Stephanie remains fascinated by all things ancient and has to the consternation of her devoted husband collected a houseful of cats and Egyptian artifacts.
- Author(s)Stephanie Dray
- PublisherBerkley Publishing Group
- Date of Publication03/12/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Series TitleCleopatra's Daughter
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBerkley Publishing Group
- Weight417 g
- Width137 mm
- Height204 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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