By Howard Fast
Bestselling writer Howard Fast's riveting portrait of Israel's robust and gorgeous Queen Berenice, whose existence tale is without doubt one of the historic world's maximum romances all through her rule within the first century advert, Queen Berenice is idolized through a few, and hated by means of others. even though her fiery pink hair makes her immediately recognizable, it's her mysterious appeal and steely will that make her unforgettable. The daughter of Israel's King Agrippa I, Berenice is set to unfastened the dominion of Israel from the shadow of the Roman Empire. yet her plans are derailed after her husband, Shimeon, dies in the course of a bloody civil warfare. whilst Berenice falls in love with Titus, son of the Roman Emperor, they create an most unlikely plan to affix the ruling traces of Rome and Israel. A grasp of gripping ancient fiction, Howard quickly brings the traditional global to shiny lifestyles during this mesmerizing, epic drama.
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Agrippa's Daughter: A Novel by Howard Fast