Readers of “Imhotep” will find themselves transported once more to ancient Egypt with Imhotep, King Djoser, Meryt, Hetephernebti and other familiar characters in this second novel about the famous architect of the Step Pyramid.
Both a prequel and sequel to “Imhotep,” “The Buried Pyramid” begins as the Second Dynasty of ancient Egypt comes crashing to an end with the assassination of King Kha-Sekhemwy, the forced marriage of his daughter to the king's assassin, and the disappearance of Prince Djoser, rightful heir to the throne. The second half of the novel picks up the story thirty years later as Imhotep’s forces his way through a time portal in a desperate attempt to save his daughter's life. Encountering a mysterious doctor in modern Egypt, Imhotep flees back to the ancient world only to find that he has triggered a series of tragedies that will change the face of The Two Lands and lead to his living entombment.
“The Buried Pyramid” is the second book in a highly praised tetralogy about the ancient Egyptian architect Imhotep. The first novel of the series is “Imhotep.” The third is “The Forest of Myrrh.” The fourth and final novel is "The Field of Reeds."