The Forgotten Pharaoh

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The Forgotten Pharaoh

This book has lots of descriptions of the teen characters experiencing lust and sexual desires. These are the parts that I thought the book could have done without. There are ways to write about physical attractions without being so explicit. I found this a negative part of the book and I thought that it interfered too much with the actual story.

I would not recommend this book to any young adult because of the many references to lust and sexual desires. Other than this, I liked the rest of the book. At the end of each chapter, there was an exciting or interesting moment. Thus, it was written in a way that makes the reader want to turn the page and keep reading.

Book Blurb for The Forgotten Pharaoh

Some secrets are meant to stay buried.

Julie Gerber isn't thrilled to be pulled out of school her senior year to follow her parents halfway around the world to unearth a lost pyramid. However, when the cute British guy and the mysterious financier of their project both fight for her attention, things start to get interesting.

The pharaoh known as Djedefre was cursed for the murder of his eldest brother. The work of the archaeologists brings new secrets to light, ones that prove the fallen god-king wasn't the villain history had painted him to be. Can they prove his innocence?

As the team digs deeper into the mystery, members of the party vanish or end up dead. Someone is determined to keep the truth hidden at all costs, even 4,500 years later.

Night Owl Reviews Oct, 2014 3.00