I first read this book when I was eleven years old, and have loved it ever since.
Highly recommended for any mature teen to adult who would like to read some good historical fiction from that time period!
The story combines vivid historical detail, engaging characters, suspenseful adventures, and a touching love story.
I first read this book 40 years ago and was so entranced that I actually wrote a letter to the author, begging her to write more about Mara and Sheftu. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Mary
This books is so amazing!!! It is a book I have read several times, each time enjoying it immensely. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gary V. Berkebile
I picked this book up as a nine year old back before 1990. I was surprised that the cover featured a girl with similar skin tone as me. Read morePublished 3 months ago by ConvergingHorizonsReview
My heart jumped when I ran across this title on Amazon. I thought, no, it isn't possible that this is the same book I read 60 years ago.
But it is! Read more
I don't think I have ever had this thought in my head while reading a book, but the entire time I kept thinking someone should make it into a movie. Read morePublished 6 months ago by I Love Cheese
I read this as a teen and I still like it. In fact, it is one of the few books I've read more than once. It is romantic, mysterious and who isn't fascinated by ancient Egypt? Read morePublished 7 months ago by Leslie Jones
This book combines engaging characters, historical accuracy, captivating writing and a wonderful combination of mystery and romance. A great read for tong readers.Published 7 months ago by kit spanjer
As a tween, my best friend and I were obsessed with Mara, Daughter of the Nile. When the book was written (1953) most books had female protagonists who were mooning over... Read morePublished 8 months ago by William Boyes
I just happened to run across this recently on amazon. I first read this book almost 35 years ago and was happy to have found it again. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Lisa Harris