By Libbie Hawker
While Zenobia takes keep an eye on of her personal destiny, will the gods punish her audacity?
Zenobia, the proud daughter of a Syrian sheikh, refuses to marry opposed to her will. She won’t undergo a life of subservience. while her father dies, she units out on her personal, pursuing the facility she believes to be her birthright, dreaming of the Roman Empire’s downfall and her ascendance to the throne.
Defying her family members, Zenobia arranges her personal marriage to the main influential guy within the urban of Palmyra. yet their union is whatever yet peaceful—his different spouse begrudges the wedding and the beginning of Zenobia’s son, and Zenobia unearths herself ever extra interested in her guardsman, Zabdas. As conflict breaks out, she’s confronted with poor choices.
From the decadent halls of Rome to the golden sands of Egypt, Zenobia fights for energy, for romance, and for her son. yet will her hubris draw the wrath of the gods? Will she research a “woman’s place,” or can she ultimately stake her declare as Empress of the East?
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Daughter of Sand and Stone by Libbie Hawker