Orphaned as a child, Irisi became a mercenary to survive. Captured by the Egyptian army and made the spoils of war, she finds herself forced to fight in the ring for entertainment. In a desperate attempt to regain her freedom she throws herself on the mercy of the Gods, only to discover that her fate is written in prophecy…
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I write in so many genres – epic fantasy, historical fantasy, general fantasy, thrillers, suspense, action, romance, even horror (which I never thought I’d write). It’s more my writing that’s different – strong fantasy elements, action scenes, and romance. What would LOTR, Song of Ice and Fire, and even Harry’s teenage infatuations, be without the love scenes?
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Write the next book. If you’re a writer, you write.
Valerie Douglas is a prolific writer and a genre-crosser, much to the delight of her fans. A fan of authors in almost every genre she writes classic fantasy, romance, suspense, and, as V.J. Devereaux, erotic romance.
Happily married, she’s companion to two dogs, four cats and an African clawed frog named Hopper who delights in tormenting the cats from his tank.What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I love the Egyptian Gods and always have, and I loved the first two Mummy movies, but I felt bad for poor Anubis. Then the first scene came to me – you’ll know it if you read it – and with it the rest of the story.