What the River Knows (Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition)

What the River Knows (Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition)

by Isabel Ibañez
What the River Knows (Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition)

What the River Knows (Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition)

by Isabel Ibañez

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A captivating YA historical fantasy that sends readers to archaeological Egypt, this is the first in a duology that teens and adults alike will love. How can it get any better than being compared to The Mummy?

This Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition includes an alternate cover, unique case and case stamp, and designed endpapers.

The Mummy meets Death on the Nile in this lush, immersive historical fantasy set in Egypt filled with adventure, a rivals-to-lovers romance, and a dangerous race...where everything is on the line!

Bolivian-Argentinian Inez Olivera belongs to the glittering upper society of nineteenth century Buenos Aires, and like the rest of the world, the town is steeped in old world magic that’s been largely left behind or forgotten. Inez has everything a girl might want, except for the one thing she yearns the most: her globetrotting parents—who frequently leave her behind.

When she receives word of their tragic deaths, Inez inherits their massive fortune and a mysterious guardian, an archeologist in partnership with his Egyptian brother-in-law. Yearning for answers, Inez sails to Cairo, bringing her sketch pads and a golden ring her father sent to her for safekeeping before he died. But upon her arrival, the old world magic tethered to the ring pulls her down a path where she soon discovers there’s more to her parent’s disappearance than what her guardian led her to believe.

With her guardian’s infuriatingly handsome assistant thwarting her at every turn, Inez must rely on ancient magic to uncover the truth about her parent’s disappearance—or risk becoming a pawn in a larger game that will kill her.

What the River Knows is the first book in the thrilling Secrets of the Nile duology.

"Expertly plotted, explosively adventurous, and burning with romance." - Stephanie Garber #1 New York Times bestselling author

"Take a plucky heroine, a historically grounded Indiana Jones-esque adventure through Ancient Egypt, and add a surprising dollop of magic — it’s a recipe for a delightful read." - Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250345394
Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/31/2023
Edition description: Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Isabel Ibañez is the author of Together We Burn (Wednesday Books), and Woven in Moonlight (Page Street), a finalist for the William C. Morris Award, and is listed among Time Magazine’s 100 Best Fantasy Books Of All Time. She is the proud daughter of Bolivian immigrants and has a profound appreciation for history and traveling. She currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with her husband, their adorable dog, and a serious collection of books.
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