By Anne Fortier
From the writer of the New York Times
comes a enchanting novel a few younger pupil who dangers her reputation—and her life—on an exciting trip to turn out that the mythical warrior ladies referred to as the Amazons truly existed.Look for exact good points inside of. subscribe to the Random apartment Reader’s Circle for writer chats and more.
Oxford lecturer Diana Morgan is a professional on Greek mythology. Her obsession with the Amazons began in early life whilst her eccentric grandmother claimed to be one herself—before vanishing with out a hint. Diana’s colleagues shake their heads at her Amazon fixation. yet then a mysterious, well-financed origin makes Diana a proposal she can't refuse.
touring to North Africa, Diana groups up with Nick Barran, an enigmatic heart japanese advisor, and starts interpreting an strange inscription at the wall of a lately unearthed temple. There she discovers the identify of the 1st Amazon queen, Myrina, who crossed the Mediterranean in a heroic try and release her abducted sisters from Greek pirates, basically to turn into embroiled within the most renowned clash of the traditional world—the Trojan struggle. Taking their cue from the inscription, Diana and Nick got down to locate the fabled treasure that Myrina and her Amazon sisters salvaged from the embattled urban of Troy goodbye in the past. Diana doesn’t understand the character of the treasure, yet she does comprehend that somebody is shadowing her, and that Nick has a sinister schedule of his personal. With threat lurking at each flip, and uncertain of whom to belief, Diana unearths herself on a bold and hazardous quest for fact that may endlessly switch her world.
Sweeping from England to North Africa to Greece and the ruins of historical Troy, and navigating among current and previous, The misplaced Sisterhood
is a wide ranging, passionate experience of 2 ladies on parallel trips, separated via time, who needs to struggle to maintain the lives and legacy of the Amazons from being misplaced forever.Praise for The misplaced Sisterhood
“Impossible to place down . . . Meticulous learn, a scrumptious secret, and characters that jump from the tale make this great booklet an ideal 10.”—Romance stories Today
“Anne Fortier tells stories of experience, secret and romance . . . similar to The Da Vinci Code
with a touch of A Discovery of Witches
.”—Fredericksburg unfastened Lance–Star
“Boldly unique . . . will intrigue enthusiasts of old worlds in addition to people who are simply lovers of an excellent story.”—Bookreporter
“A wonderful trip from England to North Africa to Greece, exciting readers with attractive settings, brave girls and breathtaking adventure.”—BookPage
“Grounded in a radical wisdom of classical literature, this skillful interweaving of believable archaeological hypothesis, old mythology, and interesting glossy experience will pride fanatics of such authors as Kate Mosse and Katherine Neville.”—Library Journal (starred review)
“The misplaced Sisterhood
is a spellbinding event, a story of 2 brave ladies separated by means of millennia yet pursuing interwoven quests: one to guard and lead her sisters via a perilous historical global, the opposite to end up that the mythical tribe of girls really existed, and that their legacy endures.”—Jennifer Chiaverini, writer of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker and The Spymistress