Shadow of the Lion by W. Ruth Kozak
Blood on the Moon

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When Alexander the Great, King of Macedon and conqueror of Asia, dies suddenly under suspicious circumstances at the age of 33 in Babylon, everyone who lives in his shadow is affected. As the after-shocks of Alexander's death bring disorder to his Empire from Macedon to Persia, a deadly power struggle begins over who will rule...Extensively researched in Greece with the support of Classical scholars, the Greek Ministry of Culture, the Society of Macedonian Studies (Thessaloniki), the Finnish Institute in Athens, the Norwegian Institute of Athens and with research undertaken in the Gennadius Library and the British Library, SHADOW OF THE LION: BLOOD ON THE MOON, is Volume One of an epic story of political intrigue, ruthless ambition, racial prejudice, excess and exploitation. Complete with all the ingredients of a Greek tragedy, this story of blood,lust,fierce loyalty and power also happens to be true.

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Published July 28, 2014 by MEDIAARIA CDM LTD. 702 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction