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.
"RAIDERS OF THE NILE" is available now for pre-ordering prior to publication in February 2014.
The new book comes fresh on the heels of his highly acclaimed Gordianus prequel "THE SEVEN WONDERS", which traces the exploits of Gordianus the Finder as a young man.
Saylor just posted this on Facebook:
"My new novel is 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..."