Holy smokes, everyone! Lady of the Caravan is finally here!! It’s taken a bit longer than anticipated, but that’s mostly because the novel itself is longer than anticipated, as the characters themselves grew so much more than I expected over the course of the story.
Penebui began as a rather romantic, imaginative young woman, and after several weeks of strife in the desert, she developed into a mature, strong heroine. Her love-story is both intense and forbidden.
And, of course, there is plenty of action and humour in the desert.
So read on for more detail, or GET IT NOW on Kindle (other formats becoming available daily, so check with your favourite eBook and print retailer).
Kemet (Egypt) 2972 B.C.E.
Penebui is certain she’ll fall madly in love with her new husband… once she makes the long journey across the unfamiliar desert to meet him, that is. She knows her duty is to marry strategically, and the chief of one of the most powerful nomadic desert tribes could help save her beloved cousin’s delicate regency. There are just a few small obstacles to overcome; Penebui has never stepped foot into the desert, the man chosen to lead her to her fate scorns her, and someone might be trying to kill her.
Menes has one last duty to fulfill before he can settle into his new life as the commander of an oasis outpost. All he needs to do is get the queen’s cousin safely across the desert so that she can marry the head of his tribe, a simple enough task for an experienced caravan leader such as himself. Except the woman in his charge draws trouble with every step, and she refuses to listen to a thing he says.
Follow Penebui and Menes as they brave the dangers of the great desert to prevent a tribal war that threatens the peace of Kemet.