STEVEN SAYLOR'S "RAIDERS OF THE NILE"
DUE OUT IN MID-2013
EXCITING news for fans of Steven Saylor, gay author of the best-selling epic "ROMA" ... he has finished his next novel ... a further adventure of Gordianus the Finder.
Fresh on the heels of his highly acclaimed Gordianus prequel "The Seven Wonders," Saylor has finished and sent off the manuscript for the eagerly anticipated follow-up.
He just posted this on Facebook:
"Today I an sending my new novel to my editor at St. Martin's Press. Hooray! It's called Raiders of the Nile and directly follows The Seven Wonders, recounting the further adventures of young Gordianus (and Bethesda) in Egypt. I took inspiration from the motifs of the ancient Greek novels: separated lovers, kidnapping, bandits, concealed identity, love tested and redeemed. This plot hinges on a true incident: the disappearance of the golden sarcophagus of Alexander the Great. The book should be out this summer or fall..."