Tuesday, May 18, 2021

New Indie Book Release: Scepter of Flint (N.L. Holmes)

New Indie Book Release: 
Scepter of Flint - N.L. Holmes
Historical Mystery (386 Pages - January 2021)

Scepter of Flint is set in ancient Egypt during the reign of Akhenaten. The protagonist is Lord Hani (a real person), diplomat and family man.

About the Book

Scepter of Flint (N.L. Holmes)
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During the Great Jubilee of the Aten, a mysterious series of tomb robberies takes place, and witnesses begin to die. 

With plague ravaging the palace, where Hani’s daughter is a physician, and Egypt’s ally, Naharin, collapsing into the hands of a usurper, 

Hani must make sense of what is happening. 

And who in high places is his real enemy?

For lovers of Egypt, it reconstructs the world in lively detail and puts the reader right there in the land of the pyramids. The characters and the challenges they face will be immediately identifiable: issues of conscience, inter-generational relationships, even plague. 

For mystery readers, they’ll find a complex whodunit and a bit of political thriller.




About the Author

Author N.L. Holmes
Author N.L. Holmes
N.L. Holmes 
is the pen name of a professional archaeologist who received her doctorate from Bryn Mawr College. 

She has excavated in Greece and in Israel, and taught ancient history and humanities at the university level for many years. 

She has always had a passion for books, and in childhood, she and her cousin (also a writer today) used to write stories for fun. 


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