Hot Book of the Week – Death of an Eye

Dana Stabenow kicks off a new mystery series with Death of an Eye, the current Hot Book of the Week at The Poisoned Pen. She will also appear at the bookstore, this afternoon, Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 PM, joining Laurie R. King and Leslie Klinger who will sign For the Sake of the Game. Signed copies of the books by all of the authors are available through the Web Store.

Here’s the summary of Death of an Eye.

Alexandria, 47BCE: Cleopatra shares the throne with her brother Ptolemy under the auspices of Julius Caesar, by whom Cleopatra is heavily pregnant with child. A shipment of new coin meant to reset the shaky Egyptian economy has been stolen, the Queen’s Eye has been murdered and Queen Cleopatra turns to childhood friend Tetisheri to find the missing shipment and bring the murderer to justice.