The Drowning Guard
A Novel of the Ottoman Empire
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Imprint:||Amazon.Com Publishing|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $14.95|
| Book Description: |
Each morning in the hour before dawn, a silent boat launches on the Bosphorous, moving swiftly into the deepest part of the waters halfway between Europe and Asia, where a man will die...
In a gender reversal of Scheherazade in The Arabian Nights: Tales from a 1,001 Nights, Ottoman princess Esma Sultan seduces a different Christian lover each night, only to have him drowned in the morning. The Sultaness's true passion burns only for the Christian-born soldier charged...