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Debra Hamel is the mother of two preternaturally attractive girls and the author of a number of books about ancient Greece. She writes and blogs from her subterranean lair in North Haven, CT. Read more.


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THE BATTLE OF ARGINUSAE :
VICTORY AT SEA AND ITS TRAGIC AFTERMATH IN THE FINAL YEARS OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR
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KILLING ERATOSTHENES:
A TRUE CRIME STORY
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READING HERODOTUS:
A GUIDED TOUR THROUGH THE WILD BOARS, DANCING SUITORS, AND CRAZY TYRANTS OF THE HISTORY
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THE MUTILATION OF THE HERMS:
UNPACKING AN ANCIENT MYSTERY
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TRYING NEAIRA:
THE TRUE STORY OF A COURTESAN'S SCANDALOUS LIFE IN ANCIENT GREECE
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SOCRATES AT WAR:
THE MILITARY HEROICS OF AN ICONIC INTELLECTUAL
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ANCIENT GREEKS IN DRAG:
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IT WAS A DARK AND STORMY TWEET:
FIVE HUNDRED 1ST LINES IN 140 CHARACTERS OR LESS
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PRISONERS OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR
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Sholes, Lynn; Moore, Joe: The Phoenix Apostles

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4 stars

The authors of the Cotten Stone series of religious thrillers introduce a new heroine in The Phoenix Apostles. Seneca Hunt is a reporter covering an archaeological dig in Mexico City, the examination by remote camera of the recently discovered tomb of Montezuma II, when her life is upended by an explosion. But what looks initially like a terrorist act turns out to be far more complicated. There's a would-be messiah out to save the world by unsavory means, and he's rounding up apostles to give him a hand--the canonical twelve, but he's not simply calling them from their fishing boats to come join him. This messiah uses cutting-edge technology to form his posse. The fate of the world is very much at stake. Mix in a love interest, some black ops intrigue, an ailing mother, daddy issues, and a hint of The Boys from Brazil, and you've got a really fun page turner. The dialogue can be a little stilted, but otherwise I really liked the book, and I'd like to see more of Seneca in future titles.

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