Cleopatra’s Heir by Gillian Bradshaw


What if Cleopatra and Caesar’s son Caesarion survived attempted assassination?  Bereft of everything he relied on he begins to question all he took for granted. What choices will this believed dead king make?

Caesarion grows into a better man journeying with ambitious merchant Ani and beautiful Melanthe. Facing suspicious Romans and the pragmatic Octavian creates a suspenseful coming of age story. Caesarion’s story immerses the reader in the divisions between Greeks and Egyptians and the turmoil after Cleopatra’s fall. Cleopatra’s Heir offers historical fiction exploring the lives of Cleopatra’s children and history after the Roman conquest.

Want more books like Cleopatra’s Heir?

Cleopatra’s daughter Selene struggles to survive under the hostile watch of Rome in Cleopatra’s Daughter by Michelle Moran.

Explore historical fiction about Cleopatra and her children by reading books such as The Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George.

Interested in learning more about Cleopatra and her children? Check out books like Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff.

Note: The Shards of Heaven by Michael Livingston blends the fates of Cleopatra’s children with fantasy.


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