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I can't wait for the next Peabody story... I really do think [Elizabeth Peters'] books are great entertainment. -- Angela Ripon A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key.' Washington Post Book World Think Miss Marple with early feminist gloss crossed with Indiana Jones... accomplished entertainment.' Guardian --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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.
This novel is the third of the Amelia Peabody series and in my opinion the most enjoyable of the three. Read morePublished on Oct. 2 2010 by Pierre Gauthier
I'm a great supporter of the Amelia Peabody series but this one really bored me in the second half. The "mystery" was just dull and the secondary characters not... Read morePublished on June 7 2004
This third book in the Amelia Peabody Emerson series is a great one. In it, the Peabody Emersons are once again headed to Egypt for the digging season. Read morePublished on Dec 7 2003 by Avid Reader
Generally speaking I've enjoyed the Amelia Peabody series, and I was fairly entertained by this one as well, with one major drawback: the character Ramses' dialog. Read morePublished on Nov. 21 2003 by Amy G. Rogers
To be honest, I was not a mystery fan until I was given a stack of Elizabeth Peters novels as a birthday present. Read morePublished on Aug. 8 2003 by Shepen
I wouldn't recommend this book to anyone! While I absolutely love the author's style and the setting, there is too much sex in this story...I didn't feel right reading it! Read morePublished on May 19 2002 by Aurelas
I love Elizabeth Peters, and this is one of my favourite Peabody/Emerson stories. I was bought the CD version of this read by Susan O Malley as a present. What a let down. Read morePublished on May 19 2002
Part of what makes me love this book--and the others in Peters' Amelia Peabody series--is that it's so delightfully uncategorizable. Read morePublished on March 6 2002 by email@example.com