Nico and Maria, Maltese brother and sister, are separated when young Nico is abducted by Moorish slavers and taken to Algiers to be the slave of a wealthy merchant. Maria makes plans to leave Malta and find her brother. This is a story of the timeless struggle between the religions and cultures of east and west.
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"...Ball has built an action-packed, often erotic and always sensual epic-adventure" ( Chicago Sun-Times)
"I couldn't put it down and thought about it for days" ( Jean M. Auel, bestselling author of the Earth's Children series)
"Boris Pasternak did it. So did James Clavell, James Michener and Jean Auel. Like them, Ball has built an action-packed, often erotic and always sensual epic adventure" ( Chicago Sun Times)
A powerful historical saga about the timeless struggle between the cultures and religions of the Eastern and Western worlds. Perfect for fans of epic historical novelists like James Clavell.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091799414