The Queen's Dog
N. L. Holmes
Fiction, Historical, Drama
N.L. Holmes gave depth to the plot, gave the characters breathing room to grow, and provided essence to the story. The descriptions were vivid and the imagery was very imaginative. I could not have asked for more. This novel was beyond perfect.5/5 stars--Readers' Favorite review
In the Syrian kingdom of Ugarit, a eunuch slave mistakenly believes his mistress the queen loves him, so when asked to spy on her under threat of punishment, he finds a way to avoid it. When she shows she cares nothing for him, he justifies reporting her disloyal activities but can’t escape agonies of conscience. As her sentence of divorce turns into execution, he decides he must avenge her and expurgate his own guilt.