Kush by N.J. Matthews
Approx. 136,250 words.
Published on December 1, 2010.
Kush is the sequel to my book 'Perusia'. The five boys introduced continue their adventures with the 'Black Prince' and they become embroiled in adventures as they follow the Nile upstream to the Kingdom of Kush.
Magic and conspiracy dogs them as they travel towards the Ciry of Meroe, where not one but two evil Queens await. Black Magic challenges the powers of Caecus the blind philosopher.