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Tomb of the Golden Bird

Elizabeth Peters

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Amelia Peabody, Fiction, Crime & mystery

Emerson is convinced that the tomb of the little-known King Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings. Emerson and Ramses are lured into a trap by a group of villains who demand answers to the mysterious question, 'Where is he?'. Their curiosity piqued, the duo is determined to uncover who 'he' is and why 'he' should be so important.

The chase is on - and Amelia Peabody and Co. are in the thick of it!
1922 - convinced that the tomb of the little-known King Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, Emerson has tried to persuade his rivals Lord Carnavon and Howard Carter to hand over their digging rights in the valley to him - but they resist. So back in Luxor an incident at the hotel the clan is staying in turns their gifts for digging in another direction. Emerson and Ramses are lured into a trap by a group of villains who demand answers to the mysterious question, 'Where is he?'. Their curiosity piqued, the duo is determined to uncover who 'he' is and why 'he' should be so important.

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Praise for Tomb of the Golden Bird

  • If Indiana Jones were female, a wife and mother who lived in Victorian times, he would be Amelia Peabody Emerson - Publishers Weekly

  • A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key - Washington Post Book World

  • Bursting with surprises, a sheer delight - New York Times Book Review

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Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters is a pen name of Barbara Mertz, who earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute. Over the course of her fifty-year career she wrote more than seventy mystery and suspense novels, and three nonfiction books on Egypt. She was the recipient of numerous writing awards, including grandmaster and lifetime achievement awards from the Mystery Writers of America, Malice Domestic, and Bouchercon. In 2012 she was given the first Amelia Peabody Award, created in her honor, at the Malice Domestic convention. She died in 2013.

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