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Gary Corby

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I'm the author of the Athenian Mysteries.

Nicolaos, the ambitious son of a minor sculptor, walks the mean streets of Classical Athens as an agent for the promising young politician Pericles.

Murder and mayhem don't faze Nico; what's really on his mind is how to get closer (much closer) to Diotima, the intelligent and annoyingly virgin priestess of Artemis, and how to shake off his irritating 12 year old brother Socrates.


There's been a lot of news recently about a major tomb discovery in Macedonia. In fact that tomb's been known of for years, but excavation is underway; the tomb has turned out to be massive and ornate, and it's just the right dating to be immediately post-Alexander the Great. This has almost inevitably caused people to announce that we've discovered the tomb of Alexander.

So could this be Alexan... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.85 · 667 ratings · 215 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
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message 2: by Gary

Gary Corby Thanks Jen. It's great to meet someone else who loves ancient historical fiction!

Gary


message 1: by Jenn

Jenn Your book looks like a fun read! I've added it to my tbr list. :D

Thanks for the add!


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