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The Blood Star

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After his brother took his throne and exiled him, Tiglath Ashur finds himself wandering the ancient world of the Mediterranean to outrun the killers sent after him, but Tigalth knows that staying away from his home won’t be an option forever in the sequel novel to The Assyrian.

At the close of The Assyrian, readers discover that Esarhaddon has stolen the throne of Assyria from his brother, Tigalth, and exiled his brother from Nineveh. Now, Tigalth is on a flight out of the only home he’s ever known to escape the hate of his brother and the threat of an assassin on his trail.

Traveling from the marshes in Euphrates, across the sea and to the desert into Egypt, Tigalth and his former slave, Kephalos, must stay on the move to remain alive. But undoubtedly, something will force him to return to home, whether it be fate or his brother…

In the second novel of the Tiglath Ashur saga, readers will discover vibrant characters and enchanting lands in the pages of The Blood Star, will enough violence, sex, romance, treachery, and splendor to keep anyone engaged in this story of ancient history.

About The Author

Nicholas Guild is the author of The Blood Star and The Assyrian. Born in Belmont, California, he earned his MA and PhD at the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in Frederick, Maryland.


Product Details

  • Publisher: Scribner (January 4, 2014)
  • Length: 680 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781476782461

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