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The Poisoner of Ptah

(2007)
(The sixth book in the Amerotke series)
A novel by

 
At a peace treaty signing between Egypt and Libya in Thebes, three of Egypt's leading scribes die violently on the Temple forecourt, the victims of a vile poisoning. To add to the mounting unease, a prosperous merchant and his young wife are found drowned. Rumors soon sweep the imperial city. The Poisoner of Ptah has returned. It falls to Amerotke, Chief Judge of the Halls of Two Truths, to investigate these hideous crimes - his hunt for the Poisoner leads him to discover yet more suspicion and potential danger. This story sees the Judge pit his wits against a cunning opponent who seems intent on spreading his death-dealing powders. Amerotke enters the twilight world of glorious Thebes where life can be so rich and yet death so swift and brutal.

Genre: Historical Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

July 2010 : UK Hardback
Title: The Poisoner of Ptah
Author(s): Paul Doherty
ISBN: 0-7531-8652-7 / 978-0-7531-8652-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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February 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Poisoner of Ptah: A Story of Intrigue and Murder Set in Ancient Egypt
Author(s): P C Doherty
ISBN: 0-312-35962-4 / 978-0-312-35962-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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April 2007 : UK Hardback
Title: The Poisoner of Ptah (Ancient Egyptian Mysteries 6)
Author(s): Paul Doherty
ISBN: 0-7553-2885-X / 978-0-7553-2885-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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Paperback Editions

May 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: The Poisoner Of Ptah
Author(s): Paul Doherty
ISBN: 0-7531-8653-5 / 978-0-7531-8653-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: The Poisoner of Ptah (Amerotke 6)
Author(s): Paul Doherty
ISBN: 0-7553-2887-6 / 978-0-7553-2887-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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April 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: The Poisoner of Ptah (Ancient Egyptian Mysteries 6)
Author(s): Paul Doherty
ISBN: 0-7553-2886-8 / 978-0-7553-2886-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

September 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Poisoner of Ptah
Author(s): Paul Doherty
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

September 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Poisoner of Ptah (Amerotke 6)
Author(s): Paul Doherty
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2008 : USA Kindle edition
Title: The Poisoner of Ptah: A Story of Intrigue and Murder Set in Ancient Egypt (Ancient Egypt Mysteries)
Author(s): P C Doherty
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   



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