King's Blood by Judith Tarr

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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
 

About Judith Tarr

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Judith Tarr is the author of more than twenty widely praised novels, including The Throne of Isis, White Mare's Daughter, and Queen of Swords, as well as five previous volumes in the Avaryan Chronicles: The Hall of the Mountain King, The Lady of Han-Gilen and A Fall of Princes (collected in one volume as Avaryan Rising), Arrows of the Sun, and Spear of Heaven. A graduate of Yale and Cambridge University, Judith Tarr holds degrees in ancient and medieval history, and breeds Lipizzan horses at Dancing Horse Farm, her home in Vail, Arizona.
 
Published October 4, 2005 by Roc. 384 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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And when Hatshepsut finally gives birth to a daughter, Neferure, she's barren thereafter, and Thutmose must sire his heir, the future Thutmose III, upon the concubine Isis.

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Riveting 11th-century historical fantasy in which the forces of Saxon Christianity clash with those of Britain's pagan gods.

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Egypt's ""most notorious"" female king, Maatkare Hatshepsut, is the captivating subject of Tarr's latest novel of ancient Egypt.

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Of William’s three sons, the one least able to rule, and the one who most wants to rule – and in his own way – is his eldest, “Red William.” Among William and Mathilda’s children, William is the one whose distaste for and rejection of magic, a crucial part of his parents’ legacy, plays a critical...

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