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The gilded adventures of Ramses the Damned, iconic creation of the legendary bestselling author, continue in this breathtakingly suspenseful tale of a titanic supernatural power unleashed on the eve of war.

A pharaoh made immortal by a mysterious and powerful elixir, Ramses the Great became counselor and lover to some of Egypt's greatest and most powerful rulers before he was awakened from centuries of slumber to the mystifying and dazzling world of Edwardian England. Having vanquished foes both human and supernatural, he's found love with the beautiful heiress Julie Stratford, daughter of Lawrence Stratford, the slain archeologist who discovered his tomb. Now, with the outbreak of a world war looming, Ramses and those immortals brought forth from the mists of history by his resurrection will face their greatest test yet.

Russian assassins bearing weapons of immense power have assembled under one command: all those who loved Lawrence Stratford must die. From the glowing jewels at their necks comes an incredible supernatural force: the power to bring statues to life. As Ramses and his allies, including the immortal queens Cleopatra and Bektaten, gather together to battle these threats, Ramses reveals that the great weapon may have roots in an ancient Egyptian ritual designed to render pharaohs humble before Osiris, the god of the underworld. The resulting journey will take them across storm-tossed seas and into the forests of northern Russia, where they will confront a terrifying collision of tortured political ambitions and religious fervor held in thrall to a Godlike power. But the true answers they seek will lie beyond the border between life and death, within realms that defy the imagination of even an immortal such as Ramses the Great. 

In Ramses the Damned: The Reign of Osiris, Anne Rice, revered and beloved storyteller ("queen of gothic lit, the maestro of the monstrous and the diva of the devious"—The Philadelphia Inquirer), in collaboration with her son, acclaimed bestselling novelist Christopher Rice ("a magician; a master"—Peter Straub), bring us another thrilling, seductive tale of high adventure, romance, history, and suspense.

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©2022 Anne Rice and Christopher Rice (P)2022 Random House Audio

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reincarnation

A brilliant and touching story of an immortal soul's greatness and of course a last book by an irreplaceable author, which incidentally is about reincarnation, we can only hope an infant somewhere is dreaming of gallant vampires this very moment. Also, same day as Ann died Cristina Ricci had a daughter she named...CLEOPATRA... just saying

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I really wanted to love this

I love her books and was really excited for this release but struggled getting through the entire thing, very sad to say this was difficult to finish.

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I didn’t want it to end!!

I really enjoyed this audiobook!! I was biting my nails throughout much of this book!! Throughly entertaining. Narrated masterfully

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Ramses the Boring...Osiris?!

By far the worst Anne Rice book I've "read " I kept waiting for something to happen...and then it just ended... Terrible

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A fantastic tale

What a great story. Very fantastical twist on early 19th century history. War, ancient Egyptian tales, and Russian ambition.

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Great final book by Mother and son!

Great addition to the first book! Anne, I will miss your world greatly, thanks for all the stories over all these years!

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Sad Goodbye with an Abrupt End

Surprised me in the direction it went. Cheesy/campy/and Agatha Christie style, there were some deep mortality contemplations here and there-but the book was too short. I hope there's another book in the future because this book felt incomplete, though that depends on Chris Rice. There's a lot of finality which is pretty consistent with Anne's style, and I think the character studies in this book were a little bit more compelling than in the 2nd book. I am biased because I loved the first book for its wild take on the mummy trope and how Anne thoroughly wove known history with fantasy/conjecture, which I know is not the best written Anne Rice book by far, but one of my favorite Brain popcorn books.
This one bridges more to the first book than the second which is why I liked it. I am alsoo glad the narration was by a british voice which worked with the rest of the narrative. Nice inflections of other accents were there too. Most of all, I'm just sad this is Anne's last book before her passing. May she reign in peace.

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Wow

so hard to listen knowing Anne Rice is no longer with us. I will love her forever. Chris, you too have my heart. Love that Anne brought her son in on The Ramses The Damned series! xoxo

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The nest Experience no one had ever heard ..

Vampire lovers it's not a simple Vampire or paranormal anything it's incredible adventurous, historic interesting and exciting and fascinating I couldn't put down the previous one I'm not even a anne rice book reader or listener bit have loved watching as a youth her movie productions which made it impossible to read or listen to it. it wasn't the dame and tp.laye but this is probably 1 of the dozen audio books you should try regardless and I order start with book 1 if possible but I had only book 2 first and still called "The passion of Cleopatra" book 1 series Ramses the Damned and then this automatically pre purchased book 2 in the series " The Reign of Osiris " Do it !!!!!!!!phenomenal

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Long live Anne Rice

This book was engaging from start to finish. The narrator provided character vocalizations that added to the story's rich tapestry.

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Decidedly average, annoying narrator

What a struggle to listen to! I'm sure the book has merit but I honestly can't cope with the narrator and I cannot bring myself to finish it 😞