The King’s Messenger is a second exciting sequel to The Daughter of Amun, which charted the rise to power in ancient Egypt of an extraordinary woman – Hatshepsut. This book follows the story of two twins born into a farming family, who are orphaned as children and travel to a great city in search of a relative to care for them. The city becomes their new home, and the scene of many of their fluctuating fortunes, as they grow into adulthood and experience great hopes, adventures and achievements, but also betrayal and tragedy.
Not only is this a captivating tale of the twins’ life journey, set against the fascinating backdrop of everyday life in the land of the pharaohs, but events in the story also include the miraculous parting of the Red Sea that enabled the Israelites to escape from centuries of slavery in Egypt on their own journey to the promised land. The King’s Messenger is a story of love, devotion, adventure and danger, set in a time in history when the pharaohs ruled supreme and the great kingdom of ancient Egypt was at the height of its power.