Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Song of the Nile by Stephanie Dray

Cleopatra Selene has survived Rome and is now being sent home. But home is the distant Mauretania. Accompanying Selene is her new husband, Juba. After a painful beginning, Selene begins to adjust. As Isis reborn, she still yearns for her rightful throne. As the Emperor's own Cleopatra, her dreams seem within her reach. But what will her mother's throne cost?

This second installment of Cleopatra's Daughter begin with Selene's marriage to Juba. It charts some personal low points for Selene, which result in much pain. However, Selene is nothing if not a fighter and she emerges with ka intact. I loved how her story unfolds. Dray did an EXCELLENT job. This book will leave readers angry, hopeful and proud of the Queen of Mauritania.

Happy New Year. May 2014 be full  of good books, great characters and laughter.