A hunger for a life beyond marriage. When a young woman strives to make her mark, will all her dreams burn to ash at the stake?
Alexandria, AD 412. Selene longs to study as a doctor. But as the daughter of a powerful councilor, she’s frustrated by the expectation she bury her ambitions and marry well. She hatches a dangerous scheme to enlist the patronage of a famous female philosopher in the hope of gaining her father’s support.
With her patriarch’s blessing, she sets out to achieve her dream. But when her patroness comes under fire from an ambitious bishop, the tenacious young woman finds herself caught in the crossfire. Can she survive a wave of riots, plague, and a deadly accusation of witchcraft?
If you love fast-paced historical fiction based on real historical events, buy "Selene of Alexandria" today and enjoy “wonderfully researched, vividly evoked, good old-fashioned storytelling.” (The Historical Novels Review).
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"…readers will be captivated." – Historical Novel Society
"…an entertaining and enlightening novel....a fine read through and through."
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"… does what historical fiction does best—weave historical fact, real-life historical figures, and attention to detail with page-turning, plot-driven fiction." – The Copperfield Review