: Michelle Moran
: 74.95 MB
Nefertiti is one of the world's great legendary beauties. Seen through her sister's eyes, she is vividly brought to life in this heartbreaking story of celebrity, ambition, love and loss. At the tender age of fifteen, Nefertiti marries Akenathen, the Prince of Egypt, her dreams coming true as she rises to fame and fortune. Bathed and decorated by a team of body servants her natural beauty is enhanced until she becomes mesmerizing. She is soon the darling of the people and her husband's closest confidant. But when her husband breaks with a thousand years of tradition, defying the priests and the military, it will take all Nefertiti's wiles to keep the nation from being torn apart. She's prepared to sacrifice her sister to strengthen her power and this act will lock the two women in a feud that only death can break...
Perfect for fans of Robert Harris, Wilbur Smith and Bernard Cornwell, this is an exciting and atmospheric adventure set in Ancient Egypt from bestselling author Nick Drake. "Full of surprises from the very first line...Takes the reader on a magical mystery tour through palaces, secret passages, tombs and torture chambers" -- Evening Standard "A richly written and historically intriguing evocation of Ancient Egypt...A genuinely ripping yarn..." --The Times "I was totally immersed as I read this story. It was intriguing, exciting and sensitive. Loved it!!" -- ***** Reader review. "Excellent fast paced Egyptian mystery. Loved will buy more from author!" -- ***** Reader review "This was a really good story which kept me hooked till the end!" -- ***** Reader review ************************** A MISSING QUEEN. A DARK GAME OF POWER. With her husband, Akhenaten, Nefertiti - the most powerful, charismatic and beautiful Queen of the ancient world - rules over an Empire at the peak of its glory and domination. Together, they have built a magnificent new city in the desert on the banks of the Nile and are about to host kings, dignitaries and leaders from around the Empire for a vast festival to celebrate their triumph. But suddenly,