The greatest mystery of the
ancient world remains the identity of who set fire to the Great Library in
hundred years later, Heron of Alexandria—the city's most renown inventor and
creator of Temple miracles—receives coin from a mysterious patron to
investigate the crime. Desperate to be free of the debts incurred by her twin
brother, she accepts and sets in motion a chain of events that will shake the
Roman Empire and change the course of history forever.
Alexandria (Book Two)
For 300 years it was believed
Alexander the Great had no heir.
Roman armada descends on Alexandria. Friends flee, allies bicker, and foes
multiply in the night. The fragile city-state teeters on the brink of
annihilation. As the naval blockade looms and palace intrigue thickens, Heron
must find the heir of Alexander the Great or nothing will stop the Romans from
overrunning the wondrous city.
Alexandria (Book Three)
The secrets of the pyramids have
been lost for two thousand years.
Agog courts the Parthians, Heron plans to build the largest pyramid the world
has ever seen to fulfill Alexander the Great's legacy. As Parthia's demands
grow increasingly arduous, Heron's endeavors unleash hidden forces determined
to destroy the fledgling pyramid and isolate the fragile city-state from
gathering allies against Rome.
Thomas K. Carpenter writes in diverse genres including: YA dystopia, post-cyberpunk sci-fi, steampunk, dark fantasy, and alternate reality historical mystery. His latest series, the Alexandrian Saga, has garnered rave reviews from readers and critics. His best selling novels and short stories can be found at all major online retailers. He lives in St. Louis with his wife, two kids, and one oafishly large labrador retriever. Visit him online at www.thomaskcarpenter.com.
The sixth novel in the Alexandrian Saga, Voyage of Alexandria, will be published in May, while the last book, Goddess of Alexandria, will hit bookshelves sometime in early fall of 2014.
The Blade’s Memory is the fifth installment in the Dragon Blood series.
When Heron returns to Alexandria, she finds the High Priest of Sobek, Lysimachus, has wrested control of the great city of Alexandria from the nobles by demonstrating his mastery over death. Alone and in a city arrayed against her, Heron must find allies, rescue Sepharia from the clutches of the crocodile cult, and somehow find a way to overthrow Lysimachus from his iron-clad control of the city, otherwise she'll lose her beloved City of Wonders for eternity.