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The young Pharoah Tutankhamun is unwell, but there is no heir apparent. Egypt’s enemies, the Hittites, are advancing through Canaan, and Ay – First Minister of Akenhaten, father of Nefertiti, brother of Queen Tiye – still plots, like the spider he is. The web is woven, the traps set…

Reviews

Praise for Paul Doherty's other novels: 'I really like these medieval whodunnits
Bookseller
A romping good read
Time Out
Historically informative, excellently plotted and, as ever, superbly entertaining
CADS 20
This rich tale ... seeps authenticity and is written with wonderfully efficient style. A gem of an historical thriller
Huddersfield Daily Examiner