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…a proper lady of the house.

In December 2019 I traveled to Egypt to do research for the Eye of Isis novels, set in Alexandria in the time of Cleopatra. Below are photographs of tomb carvings at Al Qarnah, the artisans’ village. Cornrows are not a new thing in fashion.   Tetisheri put her hands on her hips and glared. “I…

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“They’re afraid she’s going to spend all their money on books for the Library.”

I traveled to Egypt in December 2019 to do research for my Eye of Isis novels, which are set in Alexandria in the time of Cleopatra. “It’s not about the sewers,” Apollodorus said. “They’re afraid she’s going to spend all their money on books for the Library, in particular books to replace the ones that…

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