The Curse of the Pharaohs

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Grand Central Publishing, Mar 1, 2010 - Fiction - 304 pages
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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.
 

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User Review  - Karin7 - LibraryThing

???1/2 Amelia Peabody Emerson and her husband, Radcliffe, leave their precocious son, Ramses behind with his loving aunt and uncle in order to finish an excavation for the late Lord Baskerville in ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaulsu - LibraryThing

I enjoyed the book, but I'm not quite sure why. The dig was not remarkable. There were so many characters, it was difficult to keep the "who's who" list up-to-date. Even the corpses began to pile up ... Read full review

Contents

BOOKS BY ELIZABETH PETERS
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CHAPTER Four
CHAPTER Five
CHAPTER Seven
CHAPTER Nine
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CHAPTER Twelve
CHAPTER Fourteen
CHAPTER Sixteen
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Barbara Mertz was born on September 29, 1927 in Astoria, Illinois. She received a bachelor's degree in 1947, a master's degree in 1950 and doctorate in Egyptology in 1952 from the University of Chicago. She wrote a few books using her real name including Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs (1964), Red Land, Black Land (1966), and Two Thousand Years in Rome (1968). She also wrote under the pen names Barbara Michaels and Elizabeth Peters. She made her fiction debut, The Master of Blacktower, under the name Barbara Michaels in 1966. She wrote over two dozen novels using this pen name including Sons of the Wolf, Someone in the House, Vanish with the Rose, Dancing Floor, and Other Worlds. Her debut novel under the pen name Elizabeth Peters was The Jackal's Head in 1968. She also wrote the Amelia Peabody series and Vicky Bliss Mystery series using this name. She died on August 8, 2013 at the age of 85.

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