I don’t get the opportunity to do this very often, so allow me to savor the words for a moment: I found a new review of The Lion of Cairo, posted August 14th in the Portland Book Review (Portland, OR).  In part, the reviewer says:

“Deeply influenced by The Arabian Nights, Oden pays homage to historical places time periods filled with intrigue and mystery. Oden’s imagery rich and vivid prose could easily be turned into a block buster movie script. The story’s female characters are brave, bold and decisive. They commit fully to making decisions and sacrifices that will ensure the safety of the rightful ruler. Women play integral roles in this story’s outcome. And what an outcome it is! Prepare yourself for an epic battle that will decide the fate of Egypt.”

Read the full review here.

Generally, The Lion of Cairo was overlooked by reviewers (and, based on my royalty statement, by readers, alike), so it’s always a pleasure to see it mentioned.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s