Hand of Isis

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Following her acclaimed debut, Jo Graham returns to the ancient world with a novel that will captivate lovers of fantasy, history and romance. Set in Ancient Egypt, Hand of Isis is the story of Charmian, a handmaiden, and her two sisters. It is a novel of lovers who transcend death, of gods who meddle in mortal affairs, and of women who guide empires.Praise for Black Ships"Graham re-creates a vivid picture of the ancient world, a mysterious place in which gods and goddesses speak to their chosen."--- Library Journal (starred review) "A first-class, very readable novel." --- Booklist (starred review)"A refreshingly different approach to a legend we only thought we knew." --- Locus"Graham's thorough, detailed tale of ancient Greece is one that fans of that period are bound to love." --- Romantic Times "A dazzling debut novel reimagines the Aeneid and restores life to a fantasy land that actually was." --- Scifi.com"A bittersweet saga with enough action, romance, and intrigue to entertain and enthrall." --- Romance Reviews Today"Graham...has packed the novel with exquisite detail, bringing to life a time long gone." --- The St. Petersburg Times"Inspired and relentlessly entertaining...an auspicious debut." --- Realms of Fantasy
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