The crash of Pharaoh's colossal statue into a throng of worshippers bringsthe festival ofthe good god Ptah of Memphisto a sudden, bloody end. An hour later, the main pylon of the temple collapsesin a waveof rubble. Prince Khaemwaset, the High Priest, barely escapes being killed, himself. Clues in the wreckage show that the disaster was deliberately set. He is confronted
Between dealing with
questions that grow more alarming with every answer asthe great templeof Ptah is rocked bya chilling seriesof murders.
Increasingly entangled in clues that lead to even more mysteries, convinced thatthe
gods themselves are takinga hand inthe puzzle, he appealsto Pharaohfor help and is sent a powerful allyin his eldest brother, Egypt's Crown Prince, whose courage and resourcefulness are surpassed only by his bluntness. The brothers fight against timeas they tryto unravelthe mystery, knowingthat there is more at stake than treasure, andthe forfeit is greater than a man's life. Something greatand terrible is stirring, something they must find, hidden deep withinthe temple, something they must bring into the light before those who walk in darkness takeit and turn it to evil. PHARAOH'S SONis a historical novel set duringthe golden yearsof Ramessesthe Great. It is a tale of murder, intrigueand hidden treasure that reaches back into Egypt's heresy-shrouded past. Miss Lavinia Wheeler had watchedas her world had been torn apart overthe courseof
Increasingly entangled in clues that lead to even more mysteries, convinced that the
past three years. Whenthe Civil War cameto her doorstep, her generosityin opening her house
The brothers fight against time as a
PHARAOH'S SON is a historical novel set during the golden years of Ramesses the Great. It is a
change in her life far beyond any blessing she could have dreamedof or asked for.
Shelfari edited the description of The Safeguard Tuesday, July 19, 2011.