Introverted scholar Percival Endicott Whyborne has spent the last few months watching his lover, Griffin Flaherty, come to terms with the rejection of his adoptive family. So when an urgent telegram from Christine summons them to Egypt, Whyborne is reluctant to risk the fragile peace they've established. Until, that is, a man who seems as much animal as human tries to murder Whyborne in the museum.
Amidst the ancient ruins of the pharaohs, they must join Christine and face betrayal, murder, and a legendary sorceress risen from the dead. In the forge of the desert heat, the trio will either face their fears and stand together - or shatter the bonds between them forever.
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I really enjoyed this story it gave the whole atmosphere of Egypt and the 19th Century. This is due to the wonderful narration brining the characters to life and enhancing the vivid description of the demons
"Favourite so far"
This is definitely my favourite Whyborne & Griffin story yet. I love stories set in Egypt and their mythology, so that gave it an extra draw for me. I don't want to give anything away, so I will just say, things look good for Christine...
""I am a Sorcerer""
Whyborne and Griffen travel to Egypt, and mayhem ensues. Once again Jordan L Hawk has created a great story for her heroes to unravel. And Whyborne has finally admitted that he is a sorcerer!
I hope that JLH will continue with this series, the characters, energy, and story lines are a great read, and I don't think that anyone could do Percival Endicott Whyborne better than Julian G. Simmons.
"Worst narrator imaginable"
I listen to a good number of audio books every year and have done so for the past 40+ years. The reader for this series has to be the worst that I've ever tried to listen to. He reads word by word in the most dead pane monotone that I've ever heard. There is absolutely no life or liveliness in his reading. I cannot recommend this series because the narrator is simply too painful to listen to.
"Take Whyborne and Griffin to Egypt!"
This is a great one, full of Christine. By now you should know how great this series is. This is no exception.
"Superb installment to an already stellar series"
I bow to the talent that is author Jordan L. Hawk and narrator Julian G. Simmons!! Just finished listening to the audio of Necropolis and the narration blew me away (or was that Whyborne's lightning spell?) I've read all the books in this series and listened to and loved all of the audios. These characters own such a firm place in my heart, and I find the perfect manner in which Mr. Simmons brings them to life complements the joy of Jordan's amazing stories.
I'm a huge audio book fan and this series is my favorite. :-)
With Christine. It's nice to see the world through the eyes of the women of the time. The contrast between Christine's life and her sister's is striking.
I love the setting - Cairo, desert, camels, ancient ruins. Fast-paced and inventive - it's fun and sexy and a fast read. I guess with all of these books I find myself wishing they were longer. I wanted a lot more backstory on some of the non-regular characters. I guess that says it all when you end the book wanting more. Christine is my favorite and she had a central role in this story. I am quickly on to the next installment.
"Beautiful crazy !"
Loved it! Julian as become Whyborne & Griffin and all the rest to me. With his rendition and Jordan's brilliant storytelling the time spent listening is one of fun blissfulness.
"Another great Jordan Hawk novel!"
I have enjoyed all of the first four novels so far -looking forward to the next. Great story lines - great passion.
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