Empires of Sand ~~ David Ball



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Empires of Sand by David Ball
An epic novel of adventure in the grandest tradition of historical fiction, Empires of Sand takes us on a thrilling, unforgettable journey. As civilizations collide around two men, a battle begins: for survival, for love, and for a destiny written in a desert's shifting sands.

The year is 1870. Paris is under siege, and two boys, best friends and cousins, are swept from their life of privilege. A brutal killing forces Michel deVries -- called Moussa -- to flee to his mother's homeland in North Africa. A family disgrace forces Paul deVries to seek redemption in the French military. Ten years will pass before they come face-to-face again.

Now Moussa has become a desert warrior and a beautiful woman's forbidden lover, while Paul leads an ill-fated French force into the Sahara. Against a breathtaking landscape of blazing sands and ancient mysteries, these two men face a struggle that will shatter lives across two continents -- and force them to choose between separate dreams and shared blood....
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About the Book
  • Published:
    Aug-1999 (Hardcover)
    Mar-2001 (Paperback)
  • Formats:
    Print / eBook / Audio
  • Pages:
    576
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Time Period
  • 19th Century

 

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