About The Book: Shadow of the Sun

Shadow of the Sun … Power, Intrigue, Revenge, Romance, Mystery, and a bit of Magic … the perfect way to learn the true Egyptian story that has never been told.

ForeWord Magazine 2012 Finalist in two categories – Adult Fantasy Fiction and Multicultural, this is a book that is sure to please.

Shadow of the Sun Synopsis

First a promise, than a delivery of intrigue, mystery, betrayals, revenge, romance and a dash of magic, Shadow of the Sun is an epic tale of a royal Egyptian family at the apex of power is torn apart over religious conflict.

As the reader opens Shadow of the Sun, she will fall into the story of Queen Nefertiti and her first daughter, Princess Merit-Aten. Merit-Aten has the honor and challenge of saving her family … even if it means destroying them.

In the dark midst of a reigning religious terror, the ambitious Queen Nefertiti and her idyllic consort King Akhenaten introduce a peaceful, loving form of worship—they two rip Egypt apart. Even worse, their curious young daughter, Merit-Aten, makes a powerful enemy who vows to rid Egypt of these heretics.  Fleeing Thebes to build a new capitol in a desolate desert, Merit-Aten struggles to save her family.

Conflict gyrates from every corner as her parents’ have dramatically different views on how she should do it. Her father, Pharaoh Akhenaten desires that Merit-Aten remain chaste and take the perilous path of an Egyptian Mystery School initiate. Queen Nefertiti, her mother, has a different vision, a vision that demands she choose a consort and produce more heirs to ensure the family’s survival.

Merit-Aten is forced to choose her own destiny … which path will she take? Which choice will be hers?

Shadow of the Sun … Power, Intrigue, Revenge, Romance, Mystery, and a bit of Magic … the perfect way to learn the true Egyptian story that has never been told.

Book cover design: Marty Petersen at http://martyart.com/

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