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  • The Ape Who Guards the Balanceby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    After eluding a kidnapper in London, an unperturbed Amelia Peabody accompanies her unconventional family to Cairo once more?only to be ensnared almost immediately in a web of stolen treasures and bloodthirsty cults. Villainy is running rampant in Egypt this 1907 archaeological season, but the members of the intrepid Peabody-Emerson clan have already... more...

  • Guardian of the Horizonby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Readers have long wondered what befell the Emerson clan during the years before the Great War. Now, at last, the silence is broken and the truth revealed of a perilous journey to a secret and mysterious place hidden deep in the heart of the unforgiving desert. An adventure prompted by loyalty to an endangered friend -- and spurred on by lies and treachery... more...

  • Seeing a Large Catby Elizabeth Peters

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99

    No villain is safe in 1903 Egypt as feisty archaeologist Amelia Peabody embarks on her ninth adventure. According to an ancient Egyptian papyrus, dreaming of a large cat means good luck. And that's just what Amelia Peabody could use, as her growing family matures in the new century. What's more, Amelia's dashing husband Emerson has received a mysterious... more...

  • The Last Camel Died at Noonby Elizabeth Peters

    Grand Central Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99

    Bestselling author Peters brings back 19th-century Egyptologist Amelia Peabody and her entourage in a delicious caper that digs up mystery in the shadow of the pyramids. more...

  • A River in the Skyby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 9.99

    ?Between Amelia Peabody and Indiana Jones, it?s Amelia?in wit and daring?by a landslide.? ? New York Times Book Review Intrepid archaeologist and superior sleuth Amelia Peabody returns in A River in the Sky . In this breathtaking new adventure, New York Times bestselling Grand Master Elizabeth Peters transports the indomitable Amelia and her... more...

  • The Ape Who Guards the Balanceby Elizabeth Peters

    Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 5.82

    "Prospects for the 1907 archaeological season in Egypt are looking somewhat dull to Amelia. As a result of Emerson's less-than-diplomatic behaviour, they have been demoted to examining only the most boring tombs in the Valley of the Kings -- mere leftovers, really. And then, in a seedy section of Cairo, the younger members of the Peabody Emerson... more...

  • Seeing a Large Catby Elizabeth Peters

    Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 8.74

    Amelia finds good luck - in her dreams! 'Stay away from tomb Twenty-Al' says an ominous message delivered by an unseen hand. The year is 1903, the place is Cairo, and it's time for Amelia's ninth adventure. She is asked for help by an old friend whose husband has fallen for a spiritualist; then a plea arrives from an expat colonel whose daughter... more...

  • The Falcon at the Portalby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    The Land of the Pharaohs harbors more secrets than any tomb can hide. In Egypt for the 1911 archaeological season, Amelia Peabody and her family are not anticipating trouble, but it finds them nonetheless. Their young friend David is accused of selling ancient artifacts, and it's up to the Emersons to expose the real culprit. But the body of an American... more...

  • Lion in the Valleyby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    The 1895-96 season promises to be an exceptional one for Amelia Peabody, her dashing Egyptologist husband Emerson, and their wild and precocious eight-year-old son Ramses. The much-coveted burial chamber of the Black Pyramid in Dahshoor is theirs for the digging. But there is a great evil in the wind that roils the hot sands sweeping through the bustling... more...

  • He Shall Thunder in the Skyby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    ?Passion among the pyramids. Forged antiquities. A country at war. A camel in the garden. A cameo by Lawrence of Arabia. Add in Peters?s trademark intelligent plotting, engaging characters, and stylish writing and we can hardly ask for anything more.? ? Cincinnati Enquirer   One of the most beloved characters in mystery/suspense... more...