In this, the third and final book in Kerry Greenwood s Delphic Women series, Greenwood takes us into Troy as it struggles to rise from the ashes of the Trojan War. But while others have told the story as a struggle of men, Greenwood gives this mythology a compelling and exciting female viewpoint. The women of Troy are in terrible transition. Cassandra, the tragic heroine of the second Delphic Woman vel, is King Agamemn s captive. Queen Clytemnestra has taken a lover who has thrown her own loyalties into question. And then there s Electra, daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemn. What compels the young beauty? What secret is she hiding? What are her intentions? Are they dark or justified? Cast aside everything you think you kw about the Electra myth and allow yourself to view this classic story from a different perspective. Greenwood s conclusions will surprise and enrapt you.
Kerry Greenwood is the author of the Phryne Fisher and Corinna Chapman detective stories, as well as the Delphic Women series and many other books both ancient and modern. She is a qualified lawyer who has practised for many years in the law courts as a defence counsel. She lives with an accredited wizard and several cats in Melbourne, Australia. In her spare time, she stares blankly out the window.