Cleopatra's Shadows

Cleopatra's Shadows

eBook - 2015
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Before Caesar and the carpet, before Antony and Actium, before Octavian and the asp, there was Arsinoe. Abandoned by her beloved Cleopatra and an indifferent father, young Arsinoe must fight for her survival in the bloodthirsty royal court when her half-sister Berenice seizes Egypt's throne. Even as the quick-witted girl wins Berenice's favor, a new specter haunts her days-dark dreams that have a habit of coming true. To survive, she escapes the palace for the war-torn streets of Alexandria. Meanwhile, Berenice confronts her own demons as she fights to maintain power. When their deposed father Ptolemy marches on the city with a Roman army, both daughters must decide where their allegiances truly lie, and Arsinoe grapples with the truth, that the only way to survive her dynasty is to rule it.
Publisher: 2015
ISBN: 9780316387682
Branch Call Number: e-book
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Library2Go


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Jun 03, 2017

This book was amazing, I was so sad when it came to and end! A great story centred around Cleopatra's sisters whom history often overlooks.

JCLAmandaC Nov 29, 2016

Great book! It gives you an interesting insight to what happens when a royal leaves and what happens to those left behind. I definitely recommend this to people who love reading about famous people and rulers but want to see it from another person's perspective.

Apr 16, 2016

I could hardly put this book down. I have always been fascinated by Ancient Egyptian History. I felt as if I was right in the book with the characters. I hope Emily Holleman will continue to write more books.

Feb 29, 2016

About Cleopatra's little sister. Really good, read more.

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