Egyptian Heart

Maggie is college professor who beat out ten other professors for an oversea grant to do research on her thesis. She thinks she has discovered an unknown underground necropolis, a graveyard, buried under the sands near the Great Pyramids. She falls in love with Egypt and has made a friend named Sayed along the way. However, her official guide Jehan freaks her out. He is always watching her and the other diggers say he is a sorcerer. Sayed gives her a necklace that is said to ward off evil. A few days later Maggie finds the necropolis and finds an unopened tomb. It the tomb of a man named Ramose who held high rank in Egypt during the reign of Akhenaton and his wife Nefertiti. During Akhenaton reign there was unrest in Egypt because Akhenaton only believed in one god while his people believed in multiple gods. Akhenaton was dethroned and Egypt's priests and military commander took over control of Egypt. Maggie goes to the tomb one night and has a fight with Jehan that sends her back in time to where Akhenaton was coming close to being overthrown. She meets Ramose and they fall in love. Maggie thinks she was thrown into the past by the necklace and is afraid it will send her back to the present.

The author keeps you entertained and has come up with a solution as to why Nefertiti disappeared from historical records. This is a tender romance where only kissing between Maggie and Ramose happens in it.


Book Blurb for Egyptian Heart

Maggie Owen is a beautiful, spirited and lonely Egyptologist. Even being in Egypt on a college grant doesn’t give her the happiness she hoped it would. There is something missing. Love.

Her workmen uncover Ramose Nakh-Min’s ancient tomb. An amulet hurls her back to 1340 B.C – where she meets noble Ramose, who faithfully serves the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaton and his queen Nefertiti.

She’s fallen into perilous times with civil war threatening Egypt. She’s mistaken for a runaway slave. With her blond hair, jinn green eyes and fair skin she doesn’t fit in. Some say she’s magical and evil. Ramose’s favorite, Makere, attempts to kill her.

The people, angry the pharaoh Akhenaton set his queen Nefertiti aside and forced them to worship his god--Aton rise up against him.

Maggie’s caught in the middle of it. Desperately in love with Ramose, can she stay alive and with him in ancient Egypt? Will she make a difference in his world and history?


Night Owl Reviews Oct, 2011 3.75