(From the publisher):
House of Dreams
is the story of an indomitable, ambitious young woman and her rise from village midwife to royal concubine, the beloved of mighty Pharaoh.
As she moves from initiate to insider, she stirs the passions and the jealousies of those around her. And as her power grows, so does her ambition. But whose ambition is she serving? For always behind the comforts and power of privilege, there is the inescapable, ambiguous influence of Hui, the mysterious benefactor who first noticed her.
Original title: House of Dreams
Alternative titles: Lady of the Reeds
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ Ancient World (Greece, Rome, etc)→ Egypt