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The Pharaoh\'s Daughter

The Pharaoh's Daughter

(2015)
(The first book in the Treasures of the Nile series)
A novel by

 
"You will be called Anippe, daughter of the Nile. Do you like it?" Without waiting for a reply, she pulls me into her squishy, round tummy for a hug. I'm trying not to cry. Pharaoh's daughters don't cry. When we make our way down the tiled hall, I try to stop at ummi Kiya's chamber. I know her spirit has flown, yet I long for one more moment. Amenia pushes me past so I keep walking and don't look back. Like the waters of the Nile, I will flow.

Anippe has grown up in the shadows of Egypt's good god Pharaoh, aware that Anubis, god of the afterlife, may take her or her siblings at any moment. She watched him snatch her mother and infant brother during childbirth, a moment that awakened in her a terrible dread of ever bearing a child. Now she is to be become the bride of Sebak, a kind but quick-tempered Captain of Pharaoh Tut's army. In order to provide Sebak the heir he deserves yet protect herself from the underworld gods, Anippe must launch a series of deceptions, even involving the Hebrew midwives - women ordered by Tut to drown the sons of their own people in the Nile.

When she finds a baby floating in a basket on the great river, Anippe believes Egypt's gods have answered her pleas, entrenching her more deeply in deception and placing her and her son, Mehy, whom handmaiden Miriam calls Moses, in mortal danger. As bloodshed and savage politics shift the balance of power in Egypt, the gods reveal their fickle natures, and Anippe wonders if her son, a boy of Hebrew blood, could one day become king. Or does the god of her Hebrew servants, the one they call El Shaddai, have a different plan - for them all?

Genre: Inspirational
 
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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : USA Paperback
Title: The Pharaoh's Daughter: A Treasures of the Nile Novel
Author(s): Mesu Andrews
ISBN: 1-60142-599-6 / 978-1-60142-599-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: WaterBrook
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Audio Editions

July 2015 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Pharaoh's Daughter CA: A Treasures of the Nile Novel
Author(s): Mesu Andrews
Publisher: christianaudio.com
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July 2015 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Pharaoh's Daughter CA: A Treasures of the Nile Novel
Author(s): Mesu Andrews
Publisher: christianaudio.com
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March 2015 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Pharaoh's Daughter: A Treasures of the Nile Novel
Author(s): Mesu Andrews
ISBN: 1-63389-169-0 / 978-1-63389-169-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: christianaudio Fiction
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Kindle Editions

March 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Pharaoh's Daughter: A Treasures of the Nile Novel
Author(s): Mesu Andrews
Publisher: WaterBrook
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