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Hand of Fire - Judith Starkston
Hand of Fire
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The Trojan War threatens Troy’s allies and the Greek supply raids spread. A young healing priestess, designated as future queen, must defend her city against both divine anger and invading Greeks. She finds strength in visions of a handsome warrior god; will that be enough when the half-immortal... show more
The Trojan War threatens Troy’s allies and the Greek supply raids spread. A young healing priestess, designated as future queen, must defend her city against both divine anger and invading Greeks. She finds strength in visions of a handsome warrior god; will that be enough when the half-immortal Achilles attacks? Hand of Fire, a tale of resilience and hope, blends history and legend in the untold story of Achilles’s famous captive, Briseis. 
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Format: kindle
ISBN: 9781611792966
ASIN: B00N86WY2K
Publisher: Fireship Press
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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richardabbott
richardabbott rated it
5.0 History and myth in the Late Bronze Age brought convincingly to life
I thoroughly enjoyed Hand of Fire from start to end. Judith has tackled a difficult combination here, blending soundly researched historical fiction with mythic elements. In this she is placing herself solidly in the tradition of the Iliad, from which the basic setting of Achilles and Briseis comes....
Donna@BookLoversParadise
Donna@BookLoversParadise rated it
5.0 Hand of Fire...The Trojan War from another perspective.
Very rarely can I not give enough stars for a book. This is such a book. I love the Iliad, it's become one of my favorite books over the years. Judith Starkston has brought the characters of the Iliad to life, but she's done so with her own spin. Through the eyes of Briseis, the priestess/healer. ...
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