Out of the black land : A Mystery. / Kerry Greenwood.
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- ISBN: 9781615954391 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt is peaceful and prosperous under the dual rule of the Pharaohs Amenhotep III and IV, until the younger Pharaoh begins to dream new and terrifying dreams.Ptah-hotep, a young peasant boy studying to be a scribe, wants to live a simple life in a Nile hut with his lover Kheperren and their dog Wolf. But Amenhotep IV appoints him as Great Royal Scribe. Surrounded by bitterly envious rivals and enemies, how long will Ptah-hotep survive?The child-princess Mutnodjme sees her beautiful sister Nefertiti married off to the impotent young Amenhotep. But Nefertiti must bear royal children, so the ladies of the court devise a shocking plan.Kheperren, meanwhile, serves as scribe to the daring teenage General Horemheb. But while the Pharaoh's shrinking army guards the Land of the Nile from enemies on every border, a far greater menace impends.For, not content with his own devotion to one god alone, the newly-renamed Akhnaten plans to suppress...
Electronic reproduction. Scottsdale : Poisoned Pen Press, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1770 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1770 KB).
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