Shadow of the Sphinx is the third volume of the Judge of Egypttrilogy. It is based on the history of Ancient Egypt, with plentyof imaginative fiction thrown in.Tjaty Pazair is second only to Pharaoh Ramses the Great. He hasbeen assigned the task of finding the Testament of the Gods, the onepossession that Ramses needs to prove his right to rule at hisregeneration ceremony at the beginning of the new year. The Testament has been stolen from its rightful place in the GreatPyramid at Giza. Five conspirators have been uncovered, four aredead, the fifth, Bel-Tran, is the Director of the Double White House,which controls the countries trade and finances. Pazair has tothwart Bel-Tran’s attempts to destroy Egypt’s infrastructure.He is helped by his wife, Neferet, the head of the Memphis Guards, Kem,Killer, Kem’s baboon, and the former Tjaty, Bagey. He desperatelyneeds Suti, his blood brother, to assist him in this impossible task,but he has gone missing after escaping from a Nubian prison.There are many attempts on Pazair’s life and he has so few people toturn to. He doesn’t know whom to trust and he doesn’t know ifthere are any other people involved in the scheme.There is a good twist at the end of the book and it is well worth reading if you love adventure or stories based in fact.