Book List in Order: 8 titles


  • The Gods blessed Lieutenant Bak, head of the Medjay police, with a rare brilliance -- which is why he is the one to whom his commander turns in a time of need. The explorer Minnakht has vanished into the vast and merciless Egyptian desert -- or perha...



  • A young, untested policeman confronts deceit, treachery, and deadly peril in an ancient and magnificent world. Author Lauren Haney dazzles with a spellbinding "prequel" -- the first investigation of the brilliant Egyptian, Lieutenant Bak. A proud ...



  • TO HONOR THE GODS AMID TREACHERY AND DEATH From far and wide, they have come to the capital city of Waset for the opulent Feast of Opet -- sovereigns and supplicants, the pious and proud, gathering for the eleven-day-long revelries. While greeting...



  • The Spirit Is Hungry Some transgressions may never be forgiven -- as Lieutenant Bak remains out of favor with the powers of Kemet. While in transit from his exile in Buhen to a new posting, the disgraced policeman stops at the capital in hopes of ...



  • IN A SUN-RAVAGED REALM, HONOR IS PRIZED ABOVE ALL ELSE...AND THE PRICE OF SILENCE CAN BE DEATH. A vile rumor sweeps across the desert like a swiftly gathering sandstorm: Queen Hatshepsut plans to disband much of her frontier army and transform its...



  • Evil runs rampant through the grand abode of Djehuty, the much despised governor of Abu. Four deaths -- each exactly ten days apart -- have occurred in and around the powerful functionary's premises: an expert swimmer drowned...a spearman accidentall...



  • MURDER AND GREED IN THE ANCIENT LAND OF AMON The many and mighty deities of Egypt must be given their due. All commerce is conducted under the watchful eyes of the functionaries of the great Queen Maatkare Hatshepsut. Death faces any and all who cou...



  • WHEN KINGS WALKED AS LIVING GODS It is the eighteenth dynasty of Queen Maatkare Hatshepsut, divine ruler of a sun-seared realm. And blood flows as freely as the great, winding Nile that nourishes this ancient land of intrigue and danger. Lieutena...





Complete Series List in Order

A Mystery of Ancient Egypt

1) Flesh of the God (Feb-2003)
2) The Right Hand of Amon (Nov-1997)
3) A Face Turned Backward (Jan-1999)
4) A Vile Justice (Oct-1999)
5) A Curse of Silence (Oct-2000)
6) A Place of Darkness (Oct-2001)
7) A Cruel Deceit (Sep-2002)
8) A Path of Shadows (Sep-2003)