A rich historical romance and a journey of self-discovery Constantinople, 672 AD. Ex-concubine Anna makes a living manufacturing perfume and attempts to raise her daughter well, while trying to keep it secret that Theodosia is really a prince's daughter. But as an Arab invasion threatens and Kallinikos -- an alchemist working on a secret weapon to use in the siege -- comes into their lives, her daughter's secret is forced into the open.
Constantinople, 672 ad. Ex-concubine Anna is attempting to raise her daughter well, but as an Arab invasion threatens and Kallinikos an alchemist working on a secret weapon to use in the seige comes into their lives, a secret about her daughter is forced into the open. Anna must accept huge upheaval, and recognize her feelings for Kallinikos . . .
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Anna is an ex-concubine living in seventh century Constantinople who makes a living producing perfume. Kallinikos is an alchemist working on a secret weapon to use against the Arabs. His entry into Anna's and her daughter's lives causes a huge upheaval and Anna is forced to recognise his attentive feelings towards her.… (more)