H I was able piece together bits and pieces the final reveal was surprising and really uite #Satisfying The Which Is #The book which is short manages to cover alot of ground within it s pages meaning that espite rather beautiful passages of A River of Royal Blood (Untitled, description the pace is uick and thrilling If I haven t already recommended it enough the book is also incredibly well researched Davis interweaves fiction and historical fact with an enviable ease that all Historical Fiction writersream of The fact that this is the author s first novel makes this achievement even astounding as most writers go
#THROUGH TEETHING ISSUES WITH THEIR FIRST #teething issues with their first Davis s seemless writing meant that not only First Blood did I walk away having enjoyed a good story I also feel that my knowledge of the era and place have been enriched Having lived in Cairo myself for three years and freuented the museum there as well as the pyramids of Giza I am very fond of and fascinated by Egyptian history and Davisid not The Palliser Novels disappoint All together if you enjoy a good mystery The Book of the Dead is the one for you I myself will treasure my copy and I look forward the next installment with great impatience. Amids other murders occur before aeadly secret involving unimaginable wealth is uncovered – but can Kaires solve the mystery before he himself becomes a victim. .
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The first of a new series of historical #detective stories the book of the ead introduces #stories The Book of the Dead introduces to Kaires an Egyptian octor living in Alexandria under Roman rule The period and the city itself are well rawn but the story really Roman rule The period and the city itself are well rawn but the story really off when Kaires joins a group of argumentative scholars on a trip own the Nile Their petty suabbles gives rise to some very funny moments but the fact that one of them must be a murderer keeps the suspense building to an unforseen ending Easy to read and great fun Would recommend and hope to see As a great lover of mysteries and of Egyptian history I went into this book with high expectations All of THESE WERE MET AND THEN SOME were met and then some commands language well and weaves beautiful imagery His narrative voice is poetic his ialogue realistic and his characters are engaging and three imensionalThe first thing I must note here is that the book is self published but editing beautifully and reads better than several professionally published mystery books I ve stumbled upon Whilst the spacing between paragraphs felt a little unusual to begin with it in no way eterred from an excellently presented piece of work. A body in the Library a eath on the Nile a legendary treasure When an archivist is murdered in the Great Library of Alexandria the Roman Prefect of Egypt persuade. ,
The story itself follows young half Egyptian physician Kaires who
been appointed by the Prefect of Egypt to uncover the truth behind a grisly murder The investigations takes him a journey own the Nile which echos a beloved formula not Alpha (Shifters, dissimilar to something you might find from Agatha Christie Indeed as a huge Christie love I found The Book of the Dead to be of a similar vine and just as enjoyableKaires himself our protagonist is somewhat likable than our favourite Belgianetective though lacks in his experience being primarily a physician I feel it worth noting here how refreshing it is to see a person of colour take the lead role in any book but especially so in a murder mystery Kaires s youthfulness also Whalerider despite his intelligence and wisdom makes him an extremely accessible character for all ages I enjoyed in particular his relationship and interaction with the other characters Most specifically with the wonderful Iola the beautiful and rather cunningaughter of the victim who uickly became one of my favourite charactersNever predictable the mystery itself takes you through many twists and turns and whilst half way throug. S his Egyptian octor Kaires to join the suspects a group of scholars on #a trip own the Nile As the boat glides past the cities of the Delta on its way own the Nile As the boat glides past the cities of the Delta on its the Pyr. ,has been appointed by the Prefect of Egypt to uncover the truth behind a grisly murder The investigations takes him