Selene of Alexandria by Faith L. Justice
Approx. 129,450 words.
Published on May 17, 2010.
Set in AD 412 Alexandria, Egypt and based on historical events, this story of ambition, love and political murder brings to life colorful characters and an exotic time and place. A young woman, Selene, and her patron Hypatia, the famous Lady Philosopher of Alexandria, are drawn into a deadly rivalry between Bishop Cyril and Prefect Orestes. Can they survive riot, plague, and political intrigue?