New Novel on Ancient Iran: The Turquoise Empire

A prequel to the author’s novel The Endless Dawn, The Turquoise Empire is a historical epic of love and conquest set in Elam, Ancient Iran of the Third Millennium B.C.E. Driven by a strong impulse to avenge the past humiliations of Elam at the hands of the Akkadians and Sumerians and to unify all the highlands and lowlands of his land into an empire, the Elamite ruler Kutik Puzur Insusinak must overcome many obstacles in addition to four envious brothers who have allied themselves with his enemies against him. This is a timeless tale about the drive of a people to shake off a foreign imperial yoke and forge their own destiny, and the human quest for love and well-being told through the voices of men and women who might inhabit any century.