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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...