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This compelling story of adventure, romance, and intrigue, occur traditional Egypt, was written by the three-time Newbery Honor and Edgar Prize winning writer Eloise Jarvis McGraw.
Mara is a proud and beautiful slave woman who yearns for freedom in traditional Egypt, under the rule of Queen Hatshepsut. Mara is not like other slaves; she can read and write, as well as speak the terminology of Babylonian. So, to barter for her freedom, she finds herself participating in the dangerous role of two times spy for two arch enemies-each of whom supports a contender for the throne of Egypt.
Against her will, Mara finds herself falling deeply in love with one of her experts, the noble Sheftu, and she begins to believe in his strategies of rebuilding Thutmose III to the throne. But just when Mara is preparing to offer Sheftu her help and her center, her duplicity is observed, and a battle ensues where both Mara's life and the fate of Egypt are at stake.
"Dangerous espionage, an unusual love story, and richly attracted background make this a book to fully capture quick and long-term interest."-Horn Reserve
"Thoroughly engrossing."-Kirkus Reviews