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Egypt
3100 B.C. - A.D. 640
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Christie, Agatha. Death Comes as the End [mystery, 20th century B.C.]. When a recent widow goes home to her father, a rich Egyptian landowner, members of the household begin to die one by one.

Doherty, P. C. The Anubis Slayings [mystery, 15th century B.C.]. Amerotke the jurist-sleuth must sort through multiple murders, disappearances, and the theft of a sacred jewel in order to keep the female pharaoh Hatusu on her throne.

Doherty, P. C. The Mask of Ra [mystery, 15th century B.C.]. Pharaoh Tuthmosis II dies of snakebite, and the jurist-detective Amerotke must unravel the mystery of his death before invaders and political intrigue pull the kingdom apart.

Dozier, Anthony. Amenra of the Sands [27th century B.C.]. The mystic Amenra, relying on visions and dreams, struggles to penetrate a shadowy conspiracy against the pharaoh.

Edwards, Ron. The Egyptian [before 16th century B.C.]. Shut up since birth in an underground labyrinth of stone, an Egyptian prince escapes with the help of an elderly priest.

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Essex, Karen. Kleopatra [1st century B.C.]. At an early age, the cunning and ambitious future queen of Egypt sets aside childish things and begins her rise to power.

Essex, Karen. Pharaoh [1st century B.C.]. Guiding Egypt through the dangerous intrigues that follow Julius Caesar's assassination, Kleopatra finds in Marcus Antonius the love of her life. (Sequel to Kleopatra)

Falconer, Colin. When We Were Gods [1st century B.C.]. Cleopatra, "the most complete woman ever to have existed," secures her future as Egypt’s queen by way of an affair with Julius Caesar.

French, Judith. The Barbarian [4th century B.C.]. The princess Roxanne, suffering from amnesia, accepts the Pharaoh Ptolemy’s word that she is an Egyptian aristocrat until Kayan the Barbarian sneaks into her palace and reacquaints her with her warlike past. (Sequel to The Conqueror)

Gabriel, Richard. Lion of the Sun [15th century B.C.]. The scribe Thaneni recounts the heroic exploits of Thutmose III, Egypt’s greatest warrior-pharaoh. (Sequel to Warrior Pharaoh)

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Gabriel, Richard. Warrior Pharaoh [15th century B.C.]. Thutmose III, beginning his career in the shadow of Hatshepsut, becomes one of the great empire-builders of the ancient world.

Gedge, Pauline. Child of the Morning [15th century B.C.]. Hatshepsut, too deeply committed to Egypt to entrust it to her child-nephew, arranges to take the throne herself as the only woman pharaoh.

Gedge, Pauline. The Hippopotamus Marsh [16th century B.C.]. An Egyptian prince risks family and fortune to liberate his country from the tyranny of the barbarous Hyksos.

Gedge, Pauline. The Horus Road [16th century B.C.]. Ahmose, the surviving prince of a noble family in rebellion against the Hyksos conquerors of Egypt, rallies his forces for a last attempt to drive out the foreigners.

Gedge, Pauline. House of Illusions [12th century B.C.]. Thu, banished from the pharaoh’s court and blamed for a conspiracy to kill Ramses, is hunted down by the actual conspirators.
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