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Richard Abbott writes historical fiction set in the Middle East at the end of the Bronze Age, around 1200BC.

His first book, In a Milk and Honeyed Land, explores events in the Egyptian province of Canaan. It follows the life, loves, and struggles of a priest in the small hill town of Kephrath.

A follow-up novel entitled Scenes from a Life begins in Egypt. It follows the journey of a scribe as he travels to discover his origins. down the Nile from Luxor and finally out into Canaan.

Author readings from both In a Milk and Honeyed Land and Scenes from a Life are available online as YouTube videos.

The short story The Man in the Cistern is set in the same location but around ten years later.

The short story The Lady of the Lions is set in the same
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In a Milk and Honeyed Land
4.8 of 5 stars 4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Scenes from a Life
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The Man in the Cistern
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Today it is time for another portion of the cover design for The Flame Before Us, together with another portion of the book itself. In terms of actual progress towards publication, the Author’s Notes section is now complete, and proof-reading the whole is well under way.


Partial cover - stepsFirst, the picture. These are in fact Late Bronze Age steps, though not from the specific place described in the story. These...

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Richard Abbott Likewise, CJ. I know nothing about Florida but the picture of your house looks lovely.
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Hello Richard!

What a pleasure it is to be friends with you. I look forward to reading your work. Thank you and best wishes to you.

My warmest regards,
CJ


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