"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market."--p.  of cover.
When the Pharaoh's beautiful eleven-year-old daughter, Isis, dies unexpectedly, rumors fly around Mer-Wer. Meryet, the young beautician to the princess, discovers that the princess was poisoned, and must race against time to find the murderer -- before she herself becomes the prime suspect! Her investigation pits her against jealous queens and other ladies-in-waiting, and plunges the reader into a world of seething intrigue.