The Alexandrian Drachma Author:Don Harrison Egypt --- and the quest for Alexander the Great's tomb. — When Edward, Earl of Caerleon, and young Alex Saint Hilaire journey to spend the winter of 1831 in Egypt, they plan only to bring back an ancient obelisk and begin a quest for the tomb of Alexander. Instead, they find a rare Alexandrian coin whose mystical power unlocks a 2000 year old... more » secret---bringing them a passionate love for each other which defies time itself.
The scene shifts between the drawing rooms in Cairo and the Island of Philae, 600 miles up the treacherous Nile; from the luxurious private baths of Arundale, the trader, to the desert camp of the brutal Tuaregs. Exotic high adventure await Edward and Alex in this colorful and exciting novel by the author of The Spartan.
Don Harrison is Heralded as one of the best writers of gay historical novels.« less