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The Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody Book 2)
by Elizabeth Peters
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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Deeds of the Disturber (Amelia Peabody Book 5)
by Elizabeth Peters
Join our plucky Victorian Egyptologist, together with her devastatingly handsome and brilliant husband Radcliffe, in another exciting escapade Swapping the stifling heat and dust of Egypt for the cooler climes of London, adventuress Amelia Peabody finds herself plunged into an escapade set in the dignified surroundings of the...
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The Serpent on the Crown (Amelia Peabody Book 17)
by Elizabeth Peters
Once again the incomparable New York Times bestselling master of suspense, Elizabeth Peters, brings an exotic world of adventure, intrigue, and danger to vivid life, in a tale as exciting, mysterious, and powerful as ancient Egypt. A unique treasure obtained by unscrupulous means, the small gold statuette of an unidentified Egyptian...
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The Mummy Case: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense
by Elizabeth Peters
Radcliffe Emerson, the irascible husband of fellow archaeologist and Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, has earned the nickname "Father of Curses" -- and at Mazghunah he demonstrates why. Denied permission to dig at the pyramids of Dahshoor, he and Amelia are resigned to excavating mounds of rubble in the middle of nowhere. And there is...
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Borrower of the Night: A Vicky Bliss Novel of Suspense (Vicky Bliss Mysteries Book 1)
by Elizabeth Peters
Meet art historian Vicky Bliss, She is as beautiful as she is brainy--with unassailable courage, insatiable curiosity, and an expertise in lost museum treasures that often leads her into the most dangerous of situations. A missing masterwork in wood, the last creation of a master carver who died in the violent tumult of the sixteenth...
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The Snake, the Crocodile, and the Dog (Amelia Peabody Book 7)
by Elizabeth Peters
The delightful seventh adventure for popular heroine Amelia Peabody. The 19th-century Egyptologist and her dashing husband, Emerson, return to Amarna, where they first fell in love. When Emerson is kidnapped, Amelia must rescue her husband, find the culprit, and save her marriage.
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Lord of the Silent: A Novel of Suspense (Amelia Peabody Series)
by Elizabeth Peters
“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...
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The Last Camel Died at Noon (Amelia Peabody Book 6)
by Elizabeth Peters
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.
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He Shall Thunder in the Sky: An Amelia Peabody Mystery
by Elizabeth Peters
“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...
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The Dead Sea Cipher
by Elizabeth Peters
It was the start of a grand adventure in a land of antiquity, a rare opportunity to visit biblical places shrouded in mystery. But in a Jerusalem hotel room a world away from everything she knows, Dinah van der Lyn hears angry voices through the wall, followed by a crash and a brief cry in English...for help! The brutal shattering of...
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The Golden One: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense
by Elizabeth Peters
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:...
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A River in the Sky: A Novel (Amelia Peabody Book 19)
by Elizabeth Peters
“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...
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Lion in the Valley: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense
by Elizabeth Peters
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...
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The Jackal's Head
by Elizabeth Peters
Althea Tomlinson's ostensible reason for returning to Egypt is to chaperone a spoiled teenager through this fabulous desert land. The truth is more complex . . . and dangerous. Ten years ago, something that happened here brought about her father's ruin and subsequent death—and Althea intends to clear her disgraced parent's name and...
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Seeing a Large Cat (Amelia Peabody Book 9)
by Elizabeth Peters
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...
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Guardian of the Horizon: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense
by Elizabeth Peters
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...
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Street of the Five Moons: A Vicky Bliss Novel of Suspense (Vicky Bliss Mysteries Book 2)
by Elizabeth Peters
Vicky Bliss, a brain with a body like a centerfold, often has a tough time getting people to take her seriously. But when it comes to medieval history, this blonde beauty knows her stuff -- and she's a master at solving mysteries that would turn the art world upside down. Vicky gasped at the sight of the exquisite gold pendant her...
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The Ape Who Guards the Balance: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense
by Elizabeth Peters
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...
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The Camelot Caper
by Elizabeth Peters
The Lethal Stuff of Legends For Jessica Tregarth, an unexpected invitation to visit her grandfather in England is a wonderful surprise—an opportunity to open doors to a family past that have always been closed to her. But sinister acts greet her arrival. A stranger tries to steal her luggage and later accosts her in Salisbury...
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The Copenhagen Connection
by Elizabeth Peters
A strange twist of fate brings Elizabeth Jones face to face with her idol, the brilliant, eccentric historian Margaret Rosenberg, at the Copenhagen Airport. An even stranger accident makes Elizabeth the esteemed scholar's new private assistant. But luck can go from good to bad in an instant -- and less than twenty-four hours later, the...
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The Falcon at the Portal: An Amelia Peabody Mystery
by Elizabeth Peters
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...
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The Laughter of Dead Kings: A Vicky Bliss Novel of Suspense (Vicky Bliss Mysteries Book 6)
by Elizabeth Peters
“A royal treat…. Welcome back, Vicky Bliss!...For readers new to Vicky’s sassy and distinctively smart stories, The Laughter of Dead Kings will mark the start of a beautiful friendship.” — Tampa Tribune   New York Times bestselling Grand Master Elizabeth Peters—author of the...
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Children of the Storm: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense
by Elizabeth Peters
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...
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Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Book 18)
by Elizabeth Peters
Convinced that the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, eminent Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson and his intrepid wife, Amelia Peabody, seem to have hit a wall. Having been banned forever from the East Valley, Emerson, against Amelia's advice, has tried desperately to persuade Lord Carnarvon...
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Legend in Green Velvet
by Elizabeth Peters
Scotland is Susan's passion and obsession—and the opportunity to join a Highland dig is a dream come true for the young archaeology student. But then a sinister stranger slips Susan a cryptic message and is later found viciously slain. A mysterious peril has emerged from the mists to haunt Susan, sending her running for her life in the...
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Naked Once More (Jacqueline Kirby Mysteries Book 4)
by Elizabeth Peters
She may be a bestselling author, but ex-librarian Jacqueline Kirby's views on the publishing biz aren't fit to print. In fact, she's thinking of trading celebrity for serenity and a house far away from fiendish editors and demented fans when her agent whispers the only words that could ever make her stay: Naked in the Ice . Seven...
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The Love Talker
by Elizabeth Peters
Laurie has finally returned to Idlewood, the beloved family home deep in the Maryland woods where she found comfort and peace as a lonely young girl. But things are very different now. There is no peace in Idlewood. The haunting sound of a distant piping breaks the stillness of a snowy winter's evening. Seemingly random events have...
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Night Train to Memphis (Vicky Bliss Mysteries Book 5)
by Elizabeth Peters
An assistant curator of Munich's National Museum, Vicky Bliss is no expert on Egypt, but she does have a Ph.D. in solving crimes. So when an intelligence agency offers her a luxury Nile cruise if she'll help solve a murder and stop a heist of Egyptian antiquities, all 5'11" of her takes the plunge. Vicky suspects the authorities really...
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Devil May Care
by Elizabeth Peters
Ellie is young, rich, engaged and in love. These are the carefree days before marriage and new responsibility, and anything goes -- including house-sitting at eccentric Aunt Kate's palatial estate in Burton, Virginia. Ellie feels right at home here with the nearly invisible housekeepers and the plethora of pets, but she soon realizes...
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The Hippopotamus Pool (Amelia Peabody Book 8)
by Elizabeth Peters
A masked stranger offers to reveal an Egyptian queen's lost tomb...and Amelia Peabody and her irascible archeologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson, are intrigued, to say the least. When the guide mysteriously disappears before he tells his secret, the husband-and-wife team sail to Thebes to follow his trail, helped-and hampered-by their...
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Trojan Gold: A Vicky Bliss Novel of Suspense (Vicky Bliss Mysteries Book 4)
by Elizabeth Peters
A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words But the photograph art historian Vicky Bliss has just received gives rise to a thousand questions instead. A quick glance at the blood-stained envelope is all the proof she needs that something is horribly wrong. The picture itself is familiar: a woman adorned in the gold of Troy. Yet this...
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Summer of the Dragon
by Elizabeth Peters
A good salary and an all-expenses-paid summer spent a sprawling Arizona ranch is too good a deal for fledgling anthropologist D.J. Abbott to turn down. What does it matter that her rich new employer/benefactor, Hank Hunnicutt, is a certified oddball who is presently funding all manner of off-beat projects, from alien conspiracy studies...
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The Seventh Sinner: A Jacqueline Kirby Novel of Suspense (Jacqueline Kirby Mysteries Book 1)
by Elizabeth Peters
At first, Jean Suttman thought she had died and gone to Heaven when she was granted the opportunity to study in Rome. But the body that's lying in the ancient subterranean Temple of Mithra—the murdered corpse of a repulsive and disliked fellow student—isn't her idea of heavenly. Now she is truly frightened, not just because small...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Silhouette in Scarlet: A Vicky Bliss Novel of Suspense (Vicky Bliss Mysteries Book 3)
by Elizabeth Peters
One perfect red rose, a one-way ticket to Stockholm, and a cryptic "message" consisting of two Latin words intrigue art historian Vicky Bliss—as they were precisely intended to do.Beautiful, brilliant and, as always, dangerously inquisitive, Vicky recognizes the handiwork of her former lover, the daring jewel thief John Smythe. So she...
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The Murders of Richard III: A Jacqueline Kirby Novel of Suspense (Jacqueline Kirby Mysteries Book 2)
by Elizabeth Peters
In a remote English manor house, modern admirersof the much-maligned King Richard III—one of Shakespeare's most extraordinary villains—are gathered for a grand weekend of dress-up and make-believe murder. But the fun ends when the masquerade turns more sinister . . . and deadly. Jacqueline Kirby, an American librarian on hand for...
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Die for Love: A Jacqueline Kirby Novel of Suspense (Jacqueline Kirby Mysteries Book 3)
by Elizabeth Peters
The annual Historical Romance Writers of the World convention in New York City is calling to Jacqueline Kirby, a Nebraska librarian who desperately desires some excitement. But all is not love and kisses at this august gathering of starry-eyed eccentrics and sentimental scribes. As far as Jacqueline is concerned, the sudden "natural...
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The Night of Four Hundred Rabbits
by Elizabeth Peters
An unexpected "gift" has arrived for Carol Farley this Christmas: an envelope with no return address containing a newspaper clipping. Blurred but unmistakable is a photo of a man missing for years and feared dead—Carol's father. It is a summons calling her to a world she has never known, to a place of ancient majesty and blood-chilling...
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Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody Book 1)
by Elizabeth Peters
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...
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