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  • The Curse of the Pharaohsby Elizabeth Peters

    Grand Central Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99

    One of the best-loved of mystery writers weaves another tale of intrigue featuring Amelia Peabody and Radcliffe of Crocodile on the Sandbank. This time the willful and witty duo must catch a murderer at an excavation of an ancient Egyptian tomb. more...

  • Crocodile on the Sandbankby Elizabeth Peters

    Grand Central Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99

    Thirty-one-year-old Victorian gentlewoman Amelia Peabody has not only inherited her father's fortune, but she is also blessed with his strong will as well. Now she's headed for Cairo, accompanied by a girl with a tarnished past, to indulge her passion for Egyptology. Little did she know that murder and a homicidal mummy lay in wait for her. more...

  • 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...

  • The Falcon at the Portalby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.99

    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...

  • The Golden Oneby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    A new year, 1917, is dawning, and the Great War that ravages the world shows no sign of abating. Answering the siren call of Egypt once more, Amelia Peabody and her family arrive at their home in Luxor to learn of a new royal tomb ransacked by thieves. Soon an even more disturbing outrage concerns the intrepid clan of archaeologists: the freshly and... 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...

  • 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...

  • Children of the Stormby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    A Great War has ended, but evil still casts a long shadow over a violence-scarred land. One woman -- an adventurer and archaeologist with a brilliant mind -- must now confront a dreadful adversary more fiendish and formidable than any she has ever encountered. But by doing so, she may be feeding the flames of a devastating firestorm that threatens... 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...