Author: Emily Holleman
Source: from publisher for review
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Summary: This was an exciting, fast-paced story of murder and intrigue with a surprising emotional depth and complex situations involving gender and politics.
Everyone has heard of Cleopatra, but her sisters are less well known. Filling in the gaps in the historical record, Cleopatra’s Shadow tells the story of her older sister, Berniece’s coup and her struggle maintain power. As Berniece deals with untrustworthy advisors she must navigate both battles and marriages. In the meantime, Cleopatra’s younger sister, Arsinoe, must survive Berniece’s court after being abandoned by Cleopatra and their father. Read more »