Flesh of the God ePUB ↠ Flesh of ePUB ·

Flesh of the God ePUB ↠ Flesh of  ePUB · A young, untested policeman confronts deceit, treachery, and deadly peril in an ancient and magnificent world Author Lauren Haney dazzles with a spellbinding prequel the first investigation of the brilliant Egyptian, Lieutenant BakA proud officer in the service of Queen Hatshepsut, it was Lieutenant Bak s great misfortune to lead his charioteers in a raid of a house of pleasure frequented by Egyptians of very high station Reassigned for his transgressions, Bak is exiled to Buhen a fortified city in the most desolate part of the Nile valley Barely has he set foot in this nest of vipers when he discovers Nakht, Buhen s capable commandant, slain with a dagger in his breast and Nakht s very beautiful, young wife covered with fresh blood Bak s carefully honed instinct makes him hesitate to condemn the frightened widow Perhaps the man s death was divine retribution for recent offenses directed toward the gods Finding the truth in this terrible place will be as difficult as finding water in the heartless desert that surrounds it while death may be far too easy to come by


10 thoughts on “Flesh of the God

  1. Dorothy Dorothy says:

    This tells the background story of Lieutenant Bak and explains how he came to be a policeman As such, it should really have been number one in the series, but here it is number seven A prequel.Lt Bak is sent to the city of Buhen to command Medjay policemen He meets with the commandant and within 24 hours that commandant, an honorable man, is dead, murdered possibly by his beauti


  2. Anne Wingate Anne Wingate says:

    The Flesh of the God Amon .is gold.Not so precious as silver or the incredibly rare metal called iron, it is of rare beauty.Men covet it.But it belongs to the crown and the god.And someone is stealing it, somewhere between the convict worked mines and the royal cargo ships intended to take it north to the capital.Haney s evocation of the 18th dynasty, most glorious in the millennia


  3. Ian Bennett Ian Bennett says:

    The Beginning of the StoryThis book reveals the beginning Lt Baks story and how he came to be sent to a dusty outpost to begin his work as a policeman A great story.


  4. Anwnh5 Anwnh5 says:

    Been sitting on my shelf for a long time Oneand the series is done Enjoyed the book truly gave sense of the desert, dry and dusty.


  5. Virginia Adi Virginia Adi says:

    Good beginning.


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  7. Joy Joy says:

    It seems author Lauren Haney isn t ready to leave Buhen, even though she is transferring Lt Bak closer to the center of Hatshepsut s empire FLESH OF THE GOD is a prequel, Bak s first murder on the frontiers Since the plot centers on gold mining and the gold caravans, it has to be based around Buhen Thus, this is the time when Bak and his police force are first introduced into Buhen, and the Comma


  8. George George says:

    7 in this ancient Egypt mystery series A proud officer in the service of Queen Hatshepsut, it was Lieutenant Bak s great misfortune to lead his charioteers in a raid of a house of pleasure frequented by Egyptians of very high station Reassigned for his transgressions, Bak is exiled to Buhen a fortified city in the most desolate part of the Nile valley where he put in charge of the police force of Me


  9. Jack Jack says:

    After a half dozen books about LT Bak and 18th dynasty Egypt the author Lauren Haney throw us a prequel and I didn t have a clue Besides a great mystery, this fills in a tons of facts about Bak and his early development as a policeman.Unfortunately what this means is I have only onebook to read and I m done with the series unless Haney elides to start writing again and I wish she would.


  10. Dawn Dawn says:

    I am sad to see that there is only onebook in this series Lt Bak is the kind of detective I love to read about He s honourable, good at his job and tenacious So when he has doubts about the obvious culprit in this latest narrative, he begins to search deeper into the life and work of the victim to find a possible alternative.As per usual, the author has blended the mystery and the culture seamlessly into


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