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"Bursting with surprises, a sheer delight." -- -- Publishers Weekly
"Peters really knows how to spin romance and adventure into a mystery." -- -- Philadelphia Inquirer
"Peters really knows how to spin romance and adventure into a mystery." -- Philadelphia Inquirer --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Elizabeth Peters earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute. She was named Grand Master at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986 and Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America in 1998. In 2003, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Malice Domestic Convention. She lives in a historic farmhouse in western Maryland.
I was disappointed in the third book in the series and almost didn't get the next one. I'm very glad I did! Lion in the Valley is the best Amelia Peabody so far. Read morePublished on June 11 2004
Recently I re-read this book, and I've got to say, I think it's one of my favorites. It's one of the simpler Amelia Peabodys, before the industrious family gets involved with... Read morePublished on May 14 2004
Amelia Peabody and husband Emerson were introduced in "Crocodile on the Sandbank," which is my favorite book. Read morePublished on April 6 2004 by Shelley M. Abernathy
Lion in the Valley ranks, in my mind, as one of the best in the early Amelia Peabody Emerson novels. Read morePublished on Dec 7 2003 by Avid Reader
Welcome (or welcome back) to the wonderful world of crime and archaeology that abounds in this series. Read morePublished on July 9 2001 by A. Felton
I never thought it would be work to read an Amelia Peabody mystery. Still, at the end of each chapter of Lion in the Valley, I found myself easily distracted. Read morePublished on May 4 2001 by Carol Peterson Hennekens
besides the cover and blurb on the back that sets up the mysterious mood, I just cannot recommend this book. The master criminal, or maybe just his name, made me snicker. Read morePublished on May 14 2000 by harvey dent