Here is another scene from my new thriller, The Healer’s Daughters. In chapter 9, Elif and her group hold a unique memorial for the Bergama Bombing victims. I would love to hear your response in the comments section or on Facebook.
Five kilometers northwest of Bergama, six women in their twenties and thirties file up a […]
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“All the elements [of] a compelling thriller—international terrorism; a greedy, powerful and ruthless […]
The Healer’s Daughters…begins with a terrible bombing in Bergama, Turkey. Below is an excerpt from chapter 5.…
Tears run down Özlem Boroğlu’s face. Standing on a grassy promontory jutting from Bergama’s great hill, she drags on a cigarette, shakes her head, and exhales through her nose. She is only a few meters from where twenty-three hundred years before the renowned Altar of Zeus stood on Pergamon’s acropolis. The carnage that scars the steep slope below her is, however, wholly modern—and instantly infamous. […]
Reviews are coming in. Here’s what Kirkus says about The Healer’s Daughters: “Amberg…shines at creating distinctive characters. Elif and others, for example, conduct a ritual to remember lost lives, which is a striking contrast to others who use the ‘Bergama Bombing’ to boost their political careers. Moreover, Amberg deftly shows how viewing unfamiliar cultures as exotic can […]
A terrorist bombing in Bergama, Turkey kills twenty-three people including three children. Modern Bergama is built on the site of ancient Pergamon, a city whose art and wealth and culture rivaled Athens. It was also the home of the Aesklepion, the world’s greatest healing center, and the birthplace of Galen, the Roman Empire’s most famous doctor.