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  • The Golden Oneby Elizabeth Peters

    Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 13.11

    At the start of this fourteenth adventure for Amelia, which continues the wartime theme begun in Lord of the Silent, it is New Year's Eve, 1917. Risking winter storms and German torpedoes, the Emersons are heading for Egypt once again: Amelia, Emerson, their son Ramses and his wife Nefret. Emerson is counting on a long season of excavation... more...

  • Lord of the Silentby Elizabeth Peters

    Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 5.82

    Undeterred by world war and enemy submarines, Amelia and Emerson set sail once again for Egypt, where ghosts of an ancient past and spectres of a present-day evil hover silently over an inscrutable land. In the autumn of 1915 Cairo is transformed into an army camp teeming with enemy agents and shockingly bold tomb robbers are brazenly... more...

  • Thunder in the Skyby Peters Elizabeth; Elizabeth Peters

    Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 5.82

    It is 1914 and Amelia Peabody and her husband Emerson are back in Egypt for another season of archaeological excavation. But this year a new menace hangs over the dig: rumblings of war abound in Europe while over in the East, Turkish and German forces are massing for an attack on the Suez Canal. There are problems closer to home too: their... 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...

  • Lord of the Silentby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    ?Irresistible?.Amelia is still a joy.?  ? New York Times Book Review   The intrepid archeologist Amelia Peabody and her fearless family, the Emersons, are back in Egypt, and something very nasty is afoot in Lord of the Silent ? New York Times bestselling Grandmaster Elizabeth Peters?s sparkling adventure with more riddles than the Sphinx... more...

  • The Serpent on the Crownby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Once again the incomparable New York Times bestselling master of suspense, Elizabeth Peters, brings an exotic world of adventure, intrigue, and danger to vivid life, in a tale as exciting, mysterious, and powerful as ancient Egypt. A unique treasure obtained by unscrupulous means, the small gold statuette of an unidentified Egyptian king is a priceless... more...

  • The Dead Sea Cipherby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    It was the start of a grand adventure in a land of antiquity, a rare opportunity to visit biblical places shrouded in mystery. But in a Jerusalem hotel room a world away from everything she knows, Dinah van der Lyn hears angry voices through the wall, followed by a crash and a brief cry in English...for help! The brutal shattering of an evening's... more...

  • The Jackal's Headby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Althea Tomlinson's ostensible reason for returning to Egypt is to chaperone a spoiled teenager through this fabulous desert land. The truth is more complex . . . and dangerous. Ten years ago, something that happened here brought about her father's ruin and subsequent death?and Althea intends to clear her disgraced parent's name and finally lay a dark... more...

  • The Love Talkerby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Laurie has finally returned to Idlewood, the beloved family home deep in the Maryland woods where she found comfort and peace as a lonely young girl. But things are very different now. There is no peace in Idlewood. The haunting sound of a distant piping breaks the stillness of a snowy winter's evening. Seemingly random events have begun to take on... more...

  • Tomb of the Golden Birdby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Convinced that the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, eminent Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson and his intrepid wife, Amelia Peabody, seem to have hit a wall. Having been banned forever from the East Valley, Emerson, against Amelia's advice, has tried desperately to persuade Lord Carnarvon and Howard... more...