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Nefertiti: the book of the dead

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She is called "The Perfect One," the most famous and beautiful woman in the ancient world. She rules with her husband Akhenaten over the most powerful, sophisticated and affluent society the world has ever seen and across an empire that stretches from Africa through the Middle East.

But behind these glorious scenes an epic power struggle is taking place: Nefertiti and Akhenaten inaugurate an enlightened new religion and build a magnificent and mysterious new capital, Akhetaten, in which to worship the Sun God, the Aten. The delicate balance of power in Egypt is thrown into confusion. The priesthood is stripped of its traditional authority and wealth, the army is enraged by the growing turbulence in the empire, and the people resent the loss of their gods. Old alliances are brought into doubt, and generations of inherited power and wealth are suddenly at stake.

And then, just days before the crucial festival to celebrate the new capital, Nefertiti suddenly vanishes. Rai Rahotep, the youngest chief detective in the Thebes division, with a rising reputation for his original methods, is secretly assigned by Akhenaten himself to investigate. He has ten days to find the Queen and return her in time for the celebrations. Success will bring glory--but if Rai fails, he and his family will die. . . .

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subject_facet Akhenaton, -- King of Egypt -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, English, Detectives -- Egypt -- History -- Fiction, Egypt -- History -- Eighteenth dynasty, ca. 1570-1320 B.C. -- Fiction, Egypt -- Rulers -- Fiction, Historical fiction, English, Missing persons -- Fiction, Nefertiti, -- Queen of Egypt, -- 14th cent. B.C. -- Fiction
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title_full Nefertiti : the book of the dead / Nick Drake, Nefertiti: The Book of the Dead Rai Rahotep Series, Book 1
title_short Nefertiti :
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topic_facet Akhenaton, Detective and mystery stories, English, Detectives, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, English, History, Missing persons, Mystery, Nefertiti, Rulers