Category Archives: Amerotke

The Poisoner of Ptah by Paul Doherty

Egypt, circa 1475 BC, and there’s a poisoner on the loose. Some years previously, a priest at the temple of Ptah (Egyptian God of Craftsman) was finally revealed as the assassin known as the Rekhet, an expert at poison and … Continue reading

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The Assassins of Isis by Paul Doherty

1478 BC, Thebes. The Pharaoh Queen Hatusu is plagued by tomb robbers, plundering treasure from the burial chambers of the dead. The Sebaus, a sect of assassins, have raised their profile and when they raid the tomb of Rahimere, her … Continue reading

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The Slayers of Seth by Paul Doherty

We’re staying in Ancient Egypt for “Original Sins” but leaping forward one and a half millennia from Death Comes As The End to 333 BC and the reign of Hatusu, Queen of all Egypt. Chief Judge Amerotke is investigating the … Continue reading

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The Anubis Killings by Paul Doherty

New Author August is over, so, as you might expect, it’s time for the return of my seemingly incessant reviews of the work of Paul Doherty, this time heading back to ancient Egypt for the third in the series featuring … Continue reading

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The Horus Killings by Paul Doherty

When last we met Amerotke, in The Mask of Ra, Queen Hatusu had apparently secured the throne of Egypt by her victory in the desert against the Mitanni. But she has opponents who believe that Tuthmosis’s young son – Hatusu’s … Continue reading

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The Mask of Ra by Paul Doherty

Pharaoh Tuthmosis II returns to Thebes from his battles against sea-raiders only to find his tomb desecrated and dead doves falling from the sky. Amid these omens, Pharaoh drops dead from a snake bite. Thus begins a deadly power struggle … Continue reading

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