Rowan, Nina, Xanthe, and Xavier have returned to Owatannauk and the resort/time portal that took them to French Revolution in The Golden Hour. The kids have permission to time travel, as assistants to Aunt Agatha and Aunt Gertrude in their mission to retrieve documents from library at Alexandria, before the collection is burned by Julius Caesar.
Rowan, Nina, Xanthe, and Xavier have returned to Owatannauk, Maine, and the mysterious resort/time portal that took them to the French Revolution in The Golden Hour. Now the kids have official permission to time travel, as assistants to Aunt Agatha and Aunt Gertrude in their mission to retrieve precious documents from the famous library at Alexandria, Egypt, before the collection is burned by Julius Caesar. Xanthe is particularly excited to visit Egypt, where she hopes to get a glimpse of Cleopatra. But she gets more than the quick peek she bargained for when young Princess Cleopatra mistakes her for the goddess Isis and expects Xanthe is intervene in a royal feud between the princess and her brother Ptolemy. Xanthe's having trouble with her own rascally brother, Xavier, whose recent scholastic successes have made her doubt her own abilities and place in the world.To feel important again, Xanthe succumbs to Cleopatra's pleading, thus changing history and setting off a chain of events that traps Rowan and Nina in time limbo. But with a little sibling cooperation, Xanthe and Xavier just might be able to set history right. The Egyptian setting and action-packed plot makes this an even more exciting read than its predecessor!
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Maiya Williams was an editor and vice president of the Harvard Lampoon and writer for the TV shows Rugrats and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. She is currently a writer and producer for MAD TV and lives with her husband, three children, a Labrador retriever and a variety of fish in Pacific Palisades. This is her second novel.
Hour of the Cobra by Maiya Williams
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