The Steel Seraglio - Carey, M. J., and Carey, Linda, and Carey, Louise

The sultan Bokhari Al-Bokhari of Bessa has 365 concubines - until a violent coup puts the city in the hands of the religious zealot Hakkim Mehdad. Hakkim has no use for the pleasures of the flesh: he condemns the women first to exile - and then to death! Cast into the desert, the concubines must rely on themselves and each other to escape from the ...

The Steel Seraglio 2012, ChiZine Publications, Toronto

ISBN-13: 9781926851532