❴Epub❵ ❧ Nefertiti Author Michelle Moran – Heartforum.co.uk Nefertiti and her younger sister Mutnodjmet have been raised in a powerful family that has provided wives to the rulers of Egypt for centuries Ambitious charismatic and beautiful Nefertiti is destined Nefertiti and her younger sister Mutnodjmet have been raised in a powerful family that has provided wives to the rulers of Egypt for centuries Ambitious charismatic and beautiful Nefertiti is destined to marry Amunhotep an unstable young pharaoh It is hoped by all that her strong personality will temper the young Amunhotep's heretical desire to forsake Egypt's ancient gods overthrow the priests of Amun and introduce a new sun god for all to worship From the moment of her arrival in Thebes Nefertiti is beloved by the people Her charisma is matched only by her husband's perceived generosity Amunhotep showers his subjects with lofty promises The love of the commoners will not be enough however if the royal couple is not able to conceive an heir and as Nefertiti turns her attention to producing a son she fails to see that the powerful priests along with the military are plotting against her husband's rule The only person wise enough to recognize the shift in political winds and brave enough to tell the ueen is her younger sister MutnodjmetObservant and contemplative Mutnodjmet has never shared her sister's desire for power She yearns for a uiet existence away from family duty and the intrigues of court Her greatest hope is to share her life with the general who has won her heart But as Nefertiti learns of the precariousness of her reign she declares that her sister must remain at court and marry for political gain not love To achieve her independence Mutnodjmet must defy her sister the most powerful woman in Egypt while also remaining loyal to the needs of her family Love betrayal political unrest plague and religious conflict Nefertiti brings ancient Egypt to life in vivid detail Fast paced and historically accurate it is the dramatic story of two unforgettable women living through a remarkable period in history.
See this thread for information Michelle Moran is the international bestselling author of six historical novels including Madame Tussaud which was optioned for a mini series in Her books have been translated into than twenty languagesA native of southern California Michelle attended Pomona College then earned a Masters Degree from the Claremont Graduate University During her six years as a public high school teacher she used her summers to travel around the world and it was her experiences as a volunteer on archaeological digs that inspired her to write historical fiction In Michelle was married in India inspiring her seventh book Rebel ueen which is set in the East Her hobbies include hiking traveling and archaeology She is also fascinated by archaeogenetics particularly since her children's heritages are so mixed But above all these things Michelle is passionate about reading and can often be found with her nose in a good book A freuent traveler she currently resides with her husband son and daughter in the US.
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