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After her divorce from her husband Anna decides to go on a cruise down the nile. Her Aunt Phyll gives her a little scent bottle and a diary which belonged to her Great ancestor. When she gets to Egypt she starts reading and discovers a mysterious magical force within the scent bottle which turns out to be a sacred Ampulla containing the tears of Isis an ancient egyptian goddes, and protected by two rival ghostly priests. The story unfold threefold part the story of anna's adventure second Louisa's diary and third the story of how the ampulla travelled through time.
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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Time Travel:    -   largely backwards/past Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   love among disparate social classes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   20's-30's Really unusual traits?    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Terrain    -   Desert    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Domed/Underground City Earth setting:    -   20th century    -   19th century    -   general past Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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