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Sons of the Sphinx 1 Day Book Blitz @ccarpinello @MyFamHrtBookRvw

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BOOK INFORMATION


TITLE – Sons of the Sphinx


SERIES – The Quest Books


AUTHOR – Cheryl Carpinello


GENRE – YA Historical Time Travel


PUBLICATION DATE – October 10, 2014


LENGTH (Pages/# Words) – 192/36,000


PUBLISHER – Beyond Today Educator


COVER ARTIST – Bernistevens Design



Sons of the Sphinx - Book CoverBOOK SYNOPSIS


Two souls


Separated by three millennium


One with a gift that is more like a curse


One on an almost impossible quest


Destinies entwined; one seeks to find herself while the other seeks his lost queen. To succeed, the pair must right the injustices 3,000 years in the past.


Only together can they fulfill The Prophecy, but in the process they must defeat the Pharaoh Horemheb.


Dishonor and death are the fate of the defeated.


 



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CHARACTER BIOS


Rosa: Hi! I’m Rosa. I’m 15 years old and a sophomore in high school. I’m your typical teenager—well, almost. I don’t have many friends anymore, but it’s hard to blame the other kids. If I was them, I’d probably steer clear of me too, at least most of the time. No one is ever mean to me; I’ve grown up with most of them, and on my bad days, they try to ignore me. Wish I could do the same to those who talk to me. Mostly I just shake my head and carry on. It helps that I have a sarcastic sense of humor.


My daily life consists of trying to pass all my classes, getting a date for school dances, and dealing with Nana’s gift nearly every day while I try not to lose my mind.


Tut: My name is Nebkheperure Tutanhkame. I ascended the throne of Egypt upon the death of my father, Pharaoh Akhenaten. There has been much speculation in modern day on my death. My concern is finding the final resting place of my beloved queen, Ankhesenamun and making right that which was wronged centuries ago.



EXCERPT



Before us, nearly filling up the room and taller than either of us, stands the golden shrine of Tutankhamun. I remembered what else lay in that room. Inside that shrine are three more, each a bit smaller than the outside one. All tucked inside each other like those nesting dolls from my grandmother’s childhood. Inside the last shrine were the four sarcophagi of Tut, each displaying him in golden and jeweled splendor.


The last one holds the famed mask of the golden boy. And beneath that, the body of the young pharaoh who now stands here before me. Beyond my understanding, he has been given back his human form, allowed to return one last time to restore honor to his family, one last time to find his true love. And here I am, trying to help, trying to understand, trying to stay alive. Will I ever be able to go home again? Or will I become as lost as Hesena?




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I am a retired high school English teacher. A devourer of books growing up, my profession introduced me to writings and authors from times long past. Through my studies and teaching, I fell in love with the Ancient and Medieval Worlds. Now, I hope to inspire young readers to read more through my Quest Books set in these worlds.


 


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