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Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilizations.

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Engineer Marcus Attilius Primus sets out for Pompeii in an effort to fix the problems that have been plaguing the enormous aqueduct, but he soon learns there are natural & man-made forces working against him.

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In this New York Times bestseller, updated for 2016, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers.


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In ancient Egypt, a forgotten princess must overcome her family's past & remake history. Nefertari  catches the eye of the Crown Prince. All of Egypt opposes the union & political unrest sets the country on edge.

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In an divided empire factions circle a cultured emperor who loves his gardens & his art more than the burdens of governing, leading to events no one could have foretold, under the river of stars.

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A comprehensive history of archaeology--from its amateur beginnings to the cutting-edge science it is today.
 


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Pythias & her father, Aristotle, are forced to leave Athens after the death of Alexander the Great. When they arrive in a small town & her father dies, she finds she needs all the wit & courage she owns to survive.

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Leah, a young Jewess of mixed heritage, is secretly commissioned to discover the truth behind the death of an obscure rabbi in first-century Palestine while also being engulfed in her own turmoil.

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Traces the stories of one hundred human innovations to explain their pivotal role in shaping civilization, from weapons and the domestication of cows to currency and music.