Song of the Nile
2012 RITA Award Nominee and Historical Fantasy Best-Seller!Sorceress. Seductress. Schemer. Cleopatra's daughter is the emperor's most unlikely apprentice and the one woman with the power to destroy his empire... Having survived her perilous childhood as a royal captive of Rome, Selene pledged... show more
2012 RITA Award Nominee and Historical Fantasy Best-Seller!Sorceress. Seductress. Schemer. Cleopatra's daughter is the emperor's most unlikely apprentice and the one woman with the power to destroy his empire... Having survived her perilous childhood as a royal captive of Rome, Selene pledged her loyalty to Augustus and swore she would become his very own Cleopatra. Now the young queen faces an uncertain destiny in a foreign land. The magic of Isis flowing through her veins is what makes her indispensable to the emperor. Against a backdrop of imperial politics and religious persecution, Cleopatra's daughter beguiles her way to the very precipice of power. She has never forgotten her birthright, but will the price of her mother's throne be more than she's willing to pay?
Publish date: October 4th 2011
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 398
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
Series: Cleopatra's Daughter (#2)
Dray, again, uses finesse in creating a vivid portrait not only of ancient African and Roman life and culture, but also of ancient Egyptian spirituality.
I'd love to read more but can't imagine where a third book in this series might go...
Earlier this year I read and thoroughly enjoyed the first book in this series, Lily of the Nile and I've been wiggling with anticipation for this book. I'm thrilled to say that everything I loved in the first book -- Selene, the historical setting, the magical elements, the compelling detail -- is ...
It's always such a joy when I come across books like Song of the Nile, books that bring together my two favorite genres which are fantasy and historical fiction. I'd looked forward to this novel ever since I finished reading its predecessor Lily of the Nile, and it did not disappoint.Song of the Nil...
Last winter, as Minnesota received roughly eighteen inches of snow over the course of twelve hours, I stayed indoors with my Snuggie and devoured Lily of the Nile by Stephanie Dray. So naturally, as soon as the cover and synopsis were released for Song of the Nile, I knew I’d have to pick up a copy ...