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  • Published: 21 November 2013
  • ISBN: 9781446460870
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

The Harem Midwife




A rollicking, fast-paced historical novel set against the lavish richness of sixteenth-century Constantinople.

Safiye had more to worry about than simply birthing this child. Her only son might not live to hear the call for morning prayers. If there ever was a time when the Empire required a male heir it was now.

In the opulent royal palace of Murat III, on the shores of Constantinople, midwife Hannah Levi is charged with ensuring the Sultan’s harem provides him with a male heir.

If she fails, the entire Ottoman Empire will collapse. But the slave girl who has been stolen away to be the Sultan’s latest concubine is not all she seems...

  • Pub date: 21 November 2013
  • ISBN: 9781446460870
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

About the Author

Roberta Rich

Roberta Rich divides her time between Vancouver and Colima, Mexico. She is a former family law lawyer. Her debut novel, The Midwife of Venice, is available from Ebury Press.

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