(From the publisher):
Young and beautiful, born to a powerful family, she is destined to become queen of Thebes...
Trapped in a loveless marriage, she cannot save her firstborn child from her husband's wrath...
Left alone on the throne of Thebes after her husband's death, she must contend with the dangerous Sphinx and contrive a plan to protect her city...
Charmed by a prince, she does not know she is falling in love with her own son...
Original title: Iokaste: The Novel of the Mother-Wife of Oedipus
Genre: Mythology→ Reinterpretations
Fiction→ Historical→ Ancient World (Greece, Rome, etc)→ Greece