Alexander the King: The Sequel to Philip and Olympias

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Alexander the King is the second novel of historical fiction by Peter Messmore. It is the sequel to Philip and Olympias: a Novel of Ancient Macedon.After Alexander's father, King Philip of Macedon, is assassinated Alexander becomes king of Macedon and a troubled empire. He must first solidify his Greek base and get control of his impetuous and beautiful mother, Olympias.Young King Alexander then begins one of the greatest epic journeys of military conquest in the history of western civilization. His campaign takes him to the mighty Persian Empire, where he encounters Great King Darius. Egypt is brought under his dominion and he is crowned Pharaoh. In battle after battle he is victorious. Years later, India becomes his most distant target.However Alexander's greatest enemy is himself. He is haunted by his father's death and his personal spiritual lineage. Uncut red wine, consumed in monumental drinking bouts, eventually alters his youthful appearance and his character.Alexander's life-time companion and lover, Hephaestion, is devoted to his friend yet is vexed by the king's occasional sexual-political liaisons with women. The author conducted research in many of the historic sites depicted in this novel. These sites include the modern day countries of Italy, Greece (Macedonia), Turkey, Israel, and Egypt.

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Dr. Peter Messmore is a professor, teacher, poet, and author. He retired as a full-time professor of higher education in 2004. He now devotes his time to writing, consulting, and travel. Dr. Messmore's first work of historical fiction was Philip and OlympiasA Novel of Ancient Macedon. The author conducted research in many of the historic sites depicted in his historical fiction novels. These sites include the modern day countries of Italy, Greece (Macedonia), Turkey, Israel, and Egypt.

Peter is a published poet.

He has also published an Amazon/Kindle book about America in 2041. It is titled Emergia: A Chronicle of the Future.

His newest book is titled Pherick Morton: A Life and Beyond. It will be published as an Amazon/Kindle ebook in September, 2013

Contact Dr. Messmore at: pmessmore@deccacable.com. His personal web site is: drpetermessmore.com

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