Patricia L ONeill

Patricia L O’Neill was born in Chicago and earned a Ph.D. in biology from the University of California at Los Angeles. Her career as an academic scientist took her to universities throughout the U.S. and to the remotest deserts of Africa.

In 1986 she moved to Australia to continue her scientific research and began writing science articles for Australian magazines. After winning several national awards for her short fiction, she decided to write full time, and concentrated on historical fiction so she could combine creative writing, research skills and a scientist’s eye for unsolved mysteries. The enigma of the female Pharaoh Hatshepsut ignited a passion for ancient Egypt which culminated in Her Majesty the King, which won the NSW Writers’ Centre & New Holland Publishers Genre Fiction Award for 2008.

Patricia is an Executive of the Ancient Egypt Society of Western Australia, where she lectures on Egyptian history and teaches hieroglyphics; she also belongs to The Western Australian Museum Centre for Ancient Egyptian Studies, The Australian Centre for Egyptology, The American Research Centre in Egypt and the Egypt Exploration Society. Patricia is the science columnist for Aurealis Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction. Patricia lives in the hills outside Perth, Western Australia.

January 15th 2011 interview with Patricia L ONeill

Patricia L O'Neill was born in Chicago and earned a Ph.D. in biology from the University of California at Los Angeles. In 1986 she moved to Australia to continue her scientific research and began writing science articles for Australian magazines. After winning several national awards for her [...]

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Patricia L ONeill reviews

Her Majesty the King

The Hatshepsut Trilogy: Book 1 written by Patricia L ONeill

Hatshepsut, the gifted and beautiful daughter of the Pharaoh, vows to accept whatever destiny the gods have decreed for her. When just fourteen, she kills a marauder, is be [...]

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Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Horus Throne

The Hatshepsut Trilogy: Book 2 written by Patricia L ONeill

In The Horus Throne, the second book of the Hatshepsut Trilogy, author Patricia L O'Neill traces the evolution of Egypt's legendary female Pharaoh through the forma [...]

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Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Eye of Re

The Hatshepsut Trilogy: Book 3 written by Patricia L ONeill

The female Pharaoh Hatshepsut has crushed a bloody rebellion, but she invoked the treacherous god Seth to annihilate her enemies. Now he is devouring her soul. But she need [...]

Published: 2011

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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