[Epub] ↠ The Singer from Memphis (The Athenian Mysteries #6) Author Gary Corby – Ladybooks.us

The Singer from Memphis (The Athenian Mysteries #6) A Historical Murder Mystery Adventure That Stretches From Classical Athens To Egypt In The Footsteps Of The First Historian, Herodotus Nicolaos, The Only Private Investigator In Ancient Athens, Discovers That Helping An Author With His Book Research Can Be Very Dangerous The Would Be Author Herodotus Has Hired Nico And His Priestess Wife, Diotima, To Accompany Him To Egypt To Research That Ancient Country S History Unfortunately, Egypt Happens To Be In The Throes Of A Rebellion Against Its Overlords, The Persian Empire Pirates Infest The Sea Route Three Different Armies Roam The Egyptian Countryside The River Is Full Of Crocodiles Everywhere Nico Turns, There S A Secret Agent Ready To Kill Him, And He Can T Find A Decent Cup Of Wine Anywhere A Simple Historical Investigation Turns Into A Dangerous Adventure Of International Espionage From The Hardcover Edition.

[Epub] ↠ The Singer from Memphis (The Athenian Mysteries #6)  Author Gary Corby – Ladybooks.us
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  • The Singer from Memphis (The Athenian Mysteries #6)
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  • 03 March 2018
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    10 thoughts on “[Epub] ↠ The Singer from Memphis (The Athenian Mysteries #6) Author Gary Corby – Ladybooks.us


  1. says:

    3.5 stars.


  2. says:

    3.5 starsSet in 456 B.C this sixth book in the Athenian mystery series combines adventure and intrigue Nicholaos, a private investigator in Athens, is hired by Herodotus to take him to Egypt It is dangerous as Egypt is in the middle of a rebellion against Persia Nicholaos wife, Diotima, decides to accompany them on this mission that includes a pirate attack, attacks on Nicholaos by both a Spartan and a Persian agent, a vendetta by the Egyptian Public Employee Union and a camel ride in the d 3.5 starsSet in 456 B.C this sixth book in the Athenian mystery series combines adventure and intrigue Nicholaos, a private investigator in Athens, is hired by Herodotus to take him to Egypt It is dangerous as Egypt is in the middle of a rebellion against Persia Nicholaos wife, Diotima, decides to accompany them on this mission that includes a pirate attack, attacks on Nicholaos by both a Spartan and a Persian agent, a vendetta by the Egypti...


  3. says:

    Gary Corby s latest Athenian Mystery, The Singer From Memphis Soho Crime 2016 is again wonderful Husband and wife Nicolaus and Diotima set out to provide safe passage for Herodotus yes, the famous ancient Greek historian as he travels to dangerous areas of ancient Egypt to research his first history book Along the way, they wage a battle against pirates, are rescued by triremes, run into old enemies who might become friends, avoid death by a varied number of adversaries, and solve a long Gary Corby s latest Athenian Mystery, The Singer From Memphis Soho Crime 2016 is again wonderful Husband and wife Nicolaus and Diotima set out to provide safe passage for Herodotus yes, the famous ancient Greek historian as he travels to dangerous areas of ancient Egypt to research his first history book Along the way, they wage a battle against pirates, are rescued by triremes, run into old enemies who might become friends, avoid death by a varied number of adversaries, and solve a long standing mystery The entire story is told in a modern voice time traveled to Ancient Greece with a wit that avoids what could otherwise be a dry unfolding of historic events.Corby s historic voice is refreshingly modern and consummately readable Ever...


  4. says:

    Following Herodotus, the war reporter, intrepid traveller and first historian, around the Ancient World is a stroke of genius Nico from Athens is hired to guard and guide the historian from Halicarnos as he travels to Memphis, then capital of Egypt, which is ruled by Persia at the time Shaping up nicely for culture clashes and wars The witty title refers to a tavern singer called Djanet who will be a contact for Nico, but it turns out that she s part of a move to overthrow the rulers The Egy Following Herodotus, the war reporter, intrepid traveller and first historian, around the Ancient World is a stroke of genius Nico from Athens is hired to guard and guide the historian from Halicarnos as he travels to Memphis, then capital of Egypt, which is ruled by Persia at the time Shaping up nicely for culture clashes and wars The witty title refers to a tavern singer ...


  5. says:

    Why haven t I heard of this marvelous series before See myreview


  6. says:

    I fell for Gary Corby s grasp of history and his excellent storytelling the first time I picked up one of his Athenian mysteries Nicolaos is the perfect sleuth, called upon to investigate all sorts of interesting situations by Athens premier citizen, Pericles Nico s wife Diotima a former priestess is quite talented at deduction herself, and even his younger brother Socrates yes, that Socrates can come up with a good question or two dozen Corby has created the perfect little time machin I fell for Gary Corby s grasp of history and his excellent storytelling the first time I picked up one of his Athenian mysteries Nicolaos is the perfect sleuth, called upon to investigate all sorts of interesting situations by Athens premier citizen, Pericles Nico s wife Diotima a former priestess is quite talented at deduction herself, and even his younger brother Socrates yes, that Socrates can come up with a good question or two dozen Corby has created the perfect little time machine in which readers can visit ancient Greece and still feel at home There are action sequences at sea and on dry land that will certainly keep the pages turning, and since there is no shortage of secret agents representing all the various factions in Egypt, readers will be kept guess...


  7. says:

    A sparkling treat for the intellect and spirit, THE SINGER FROM MEMPHIS offers enough action, wit, and urgent mystery solving to make this historical fiction a page turner.At a time when the Middle East is in geopolitical turmoil not now, but back in ancient Greece 456 BC when Pericles led Athens Athenian detective Nicolaos Nico starts out on an assignment to escort writer Herodotus safely through Egypt s war zone Too soon, he finds himself an agent for Athens working with an agent for th A sparkling treat for the intellect and spirit, THE SINGER FROM MEMPHIS offers enough action, wit, and urgent mystery solving to make this historical fiction a page turner.At a time when the Middle East is in geopolitical turmoil not now, but back in ancient Greece 456 BC when Pericles led Athens Athenian detective Nicolaos Nico starts out on an assignment to escort writer Herodotus safely through Egypt s war zone Too soon, he finds himself an agent for Athens working with an agent for the Egyptian rebel leader, Inaros Along with his astute wife, Diotima, Herodotus, and Inaros agent and guard, Nico goes on a quest for a missing artifact that could prevent a battle between Persia and Egypt and the death and destruction of innocents.Pearls of history fiction crop up throughout the book such as a lif...


  8. says:

    The host of fans that Gary Corby has garnered with his Athenian mysteries have probably been counting the days until the next one His unique blend of humor and ancient history are a proven delight So, for those who have been waiting for the sixth in this popular series, here tis Once again Nicolaos, the only private investigator in ancient Athens and an exceptional one at that, tells his story He is surprised to receive a visit from the up and coming historian, Hero...


  9. says:

    A strange man shows up wanting a sort of bodyguard for a trip to Egypt except that there is a war on Pericles had suggested it after hearing rumors of a Persian spy from Hellenic background and sends him to our hero Herodotus, yes that one, engages Nico and Diotima and off they go A secondary commission is to help t...


  10. says:

    I enjoyed this book, and was pleased that this series has continued to be entertaining In this episode Nikolaos and Diotima are in Egypt, accompanying Herodotus on his book research tour, and working for Pericles as an agent to help overcome the last Persian resistance in Egypt A Libyan prince named Inaros, allied with Athens, has defeated the Persian occupiers in lower Egypt, but the Persian army is holed up in an impregnable fortress in the capital, Memphis, awaiting reinforcements from Pers I enjoyed this book, and was pleased that thi...

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