|Publication Date||October 18, 2017|
Sharrukin (The True King) A historical fiction novel by Hanna Hajjar. The loss of his father and his childhood sweetheart leave a deep scar in him, turning him into a ruthless warrior, who with an iron fist forges the first empire in the ancient world. Escape to the ancient trade routes and lapis lazuli mines between Assyrian (ancient Iraq) and Bactria (ancient Afghanistan), and experience the epic story of King Sargon the Great whose influence is still felt today - some 5000 years later. Witness the ascension of exiled crown prince to the powerful throne as he faces numerous obstacles to his return to power. If you liked Gladiator and Braveheart you'll love Sharrukin. This action filled novel contains violence adult contents, and is not for the faint of heart! Recommended for mature readers over the age of 18.