Ancient Egypt

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Enslaved by the Desert Trader

Kiya is disguised as a man to work on King Khufu’s pyramid when a raid scatters the laborers and leads to her capture by Tahar. Tahar wants to go home over the sea, and he knows that selling Kiya will earn him more than enough to buy the boat he needs to get home. But Kiya has no intention of bein ...

B
Lily of the Nile

I love lots of variety not only in romance, but in historical fiction in general. Lily of the Nile originally caught my eye because of its Egyptian heroine and Roman setting, but the author's vision of a very faraway time and place kept me reading. Cleopatra Selene is an intelligent narrator and wat ...

C+
Sword of Rome

Despite the bare male torso adorning the cover of Sword of Rome, readers will find themselves treated to other than the burning hot wallpaper historical the cover copy would lead one to expect. Indeed, though savvy readers will pick out at least one glaring historical error (and several more minor o ...

B
Lord of the Nile

Lately, a lot of readers, myself included, have lamented the lack of variety in historical romance. Luckily, we have writers like Constance O’Banyon to shake things up. Lord of the Nile, set in ancient Egypt against the turmoil that made Cleopatra queen, is a smooth, solid, old-fashioned story, we ...

C
Lady of the Upper Kingdom

Lady of the Upper Kingdom, unusual in its setting of ancient Egypt, is quite a nice afternoon's diversion from the modern day world. Merline Lovelace, a retired Air Force colonel, has combined her intimate knowledge of the warrior mind with extensive research and devised an unusual love story which ...