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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. See this thread for more information. Michelle Moran is the international bestselling author of six historical novels, including Madame Tussaud, which was optioned for a mini-series in 2011. Her books have been translated into more than twenty languages.A native of southern California, Michelle attended Pomona College, then earned a Masters Degree from the Claremont Graduate University. During her six years as a public high school teacher, she used her summers to travel around the world, and it was her experiences as a volunteer on archaeological digs that inspired her to write historical fiction. In 2012 Michelle was married in India, inspiring her seventh book, Rebel Queen, which is set in the East. Her hobbies include hiking, traveling, and archaeology. She is also fascinated by archaeogenetics, particularly since her children's heritages are so mixed. But above all these things, Michelle is passionate about reading, and can often be found with her nose in a good book. A frequent traveler, she currently resides with her husband, son, and daughter in the US.
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The Heretic Queen
A Novel (Egyptian Royals Collection Book 2)
Michelle Moran - Sep 02, 2008
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In ancient Egypt, a forgotten princess must overcome her family’s past and remake history.The winds of change are blowing through Thebes. A devastating palace fire has killed the Eighteenth Dynasty’s royal family—all with the exception of Nefertari, the niece of the reviled former queen, Nefertiti. The girl’s deceased family has been branded as her...
Cleopatra's Daughter
A Novel of Napoleon's Court (Napoleon's Court Novels)
Michelle Moran - Aug 14, 2012
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At the dawn of the Roman Empire, when tyranny ruled, a daughter of Egypt and a son of Rome found each other...Selene's legendary parents are gone. Her country taken, she has been brought to the city of Rome in chains, with only her twin brother, Alexander, to remind her of home and all she once had. Living under the watchful eyes of the ruling fami...
Nefertiti
A Novel (Egyptian Royals Collection)
Michelle Moran - May 27, 2008 (first published in 2007)
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Nefertiti and her younger sister, Mutnodjmet, have been raised in a powerful family that has provided wives to the rulers of Egypt for centuries. Ambitious, charismatic, and beautiful, Nefertiti is destined to marry Amunhotep, an unstable young pharaoh. It is hoped by all that her strong personality will temper the young Amunhotep's heretical desir...
Child of the Morning
A Novel (Rediscovered Classics)
Pauline Gedge - Apr 01, 2010 (first published in 1977)
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Thirty-five centuries ago the sun had a daughter: Hatshepsut. Youngest daughter of the Pharaoh, she was a lithe and magical child. But when her older sister died, it became her duty to purify the dynasty’s bloodline. She was to wed Thothmes, her father’s illegitimate son, who was heir to the throne. But fearing his son’s incompetence, Hatshepsut’s ...
A Day of Fire
a novel of Pompeii
Stephanie Dray - Nov 04, 2014
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Pompeii was a lively resort flourishing in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius at the height of the Roman Empire. When Vesuvius erupted in an explosion of flame and ash, the entire town would be destroyed. Some of its citizens died in the chaos, some escaped the mountain's wrath . . . and these are their stories: A boy loses his innocence in Pompeii's flo...
The Egyptian Royals Collection
Three Historical Novels by Michelle Moran
Michelle Moran - Feb 15, 2011
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Three beloved novels by national bestselling author Michelle Moran are now available for the first time in one complete digital collection. Delve into these stories for an engrossing trip back in time, full of powerful family dynasties, court intrigue, and brave heroines. The novels, which bring to vivid life some of the most fascinating characters...
Rebel Queen
A Novel
Michelle Moran - Jan 05, 2016
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From the internationally best-selling author of Nefertitiand Cleopatra's Daughter comes the breathtaking story of Queen Lakshmi - India's Joan of Arc - who against all odds defied the mighty British invasion to defend her beloved kingdom.When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the mid-nineteenth century, it expects a quick and easy conq...
Madame Tussaud
A Novel of the French Revolution
Michelle Moran - Dec 27, 2011
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The world knows Madame Tussaud as a wax artist extraordinaire . . . but who was this woman who became one of the most famous sculptresses of all time? In these pages, her tumultuous and amazing story comes to life as only Michelle Moran can tell it. The year is 1788, and a revolution is about to begin. Smart and ambitious, Marie Tussaud has learned...
The Second Empress
A Novel of Napoleon's Court (Napoleon's Court Novels)
Michelle Moran - Aug 14, 2012
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National bestselling author Michelle Moran returns to Paris, this time under the rule of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte as he casts aside his beautiful wife to marry a Hapsburg princess he hopes will bear him a royal heirAfter the bloody French Revolution, Emperor Napoleon’s power is absolute. When Marie-Louise, the eighteen year old daughter of the Ki...
Mata Hari's Last Dance
A Novel
Michelle Moran - Jul 19, 2016
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From the international bestselling author of Rebel Queen and Nefertiti comes a captivating novel about the infamous Mata Hari, exotic dancer, adored courtesan, and, possibly, relentless spy.Paris, 1917. The notorious dancer Mata Hari sits in a cold cell awaiting freedom…or death. Alone and despondent, Mata Hari is as confused as the rest of the wor...