Intrigued by the mystery, perhaps, setting off on a trail that twists and turns in directions they never anticipated—and, Amelia and her clan resolve to uncover the secrets of the statue's origins, toward an old nemesis with unscrupulous new designs. And murder. The woman, a well-known author, has come bearing an ill-gotten treasure—a golden likeness of a forgotten king—which she claims is cursed.
The Serpent on the Crown Amelia Peabody Book 17 #ad - But each step toward the truth seems to reveal another peril, suggesting to the intrepid Amelia that the curse is more than mere superstition. And its next victim might well be her irascible husband, their beloved son, his lovely wife, Radcliffe, Ramses, Nefret . But more than history surrounds the remarkable artifact—for it is said that early death will come to anyone who possesses it.
Enjoying a world finally at peace, the Emersons have returned to the Valley of the Kings in 1922. But a widow's strange story—and even stranger request—is about to plunge them into a storm of secrets, treachery, superstition.
Tomb of the Golden Bird Amelia Peabody Book 18William Morrow #ad - Having been banned forever from the east Valley, against Amelia's advice, Emerson, has tried desperately to persuade Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter to relinquish their digging rights. But emerson's trickery has backfired, and his insistent interest in the site has made his rivals all the more determined to keep the Emerson clan away.
Powerless to intervene but determined to stay close to the unattainable tomb, the family returns to Luxor and prepares to continue their dig in the less promising West Valley—and to watch from the sidelines as Carter and Carnarvon "discover" the greatest Egyptian treasure of all time: King Tut's tomb.
Tomb of the Golden Bird Amelia Peabody Book 18 #ad - Now amelia must find a way to protect her family—and perhaps even her would-be nemesis—from the sinister forces that will stop at nothing to succeed in the nefarious plot that threatens the peace of the entire region. Filled with heart-stopping suspense, political intrigue, and Amelia Peabody's trademark wit and wisdom, Tomb of the Golden Bird is the latest thrilling installment from the renowned and beloved "grande dame of historical mystery" Washington Post.
But before their own excavation can get underway, find themselves lured into a trap by a strange group of villains ominously demanding "Where is he?" Driven by distress—and, Amelia's insatiable curiosity—the Emersons embark on a quest to uncover who "he" is and why "he" must be found, of course, Emerson and his son, Ramses, only to discover that the answer is uncomfortably close to home.
Convinced that the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, Amelia Peabody, eminent Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson and his intrepid wife, seem to have hit a wall.
Children of the Storm: An Amelia Peabody Novel of SuspenseWilliam Morrow #ad - Children of the Storm: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense #ad - A great war has ended, but evil still casts a long shadow over a violence-scarred land. But by doing so, she may be feeding the flames of a devastating firestorm that threatens the fragile lives of the tender and innocent. 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.
Guardian of the Horizon: An Amelia Peabody Novel of SuspenseWilliam Morrow #ad - And when a dark past and a shocking mystery are ultimately discovered, a loved one may be lost forever. An adventure prompted by loyalty to an endangered friend -- and spurred on by lies and treachery -- it leads Amelia Peabody and her intrepid family into a nest of vipers lying in wait at a remote mountain fortress.
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.
The Golden One: An Amelia Peabody Novel of SuspenseWilliam Morrow #ad - Meanwhile, ramses's wife, Nefret, guards a secret of her own. Once again the incomparable and bestselling carries us to a breathtaking realm of ancient wonders and crumbling splendor -- from the hectic bustle of the Cairo markets to remote, sand-swept corners of the Egyptian desert where the gods of antiquity sleep.
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. Returning visitors to the world of amelia peabody will be enthralled by the latest mesmerizing adventure from the award-winning grandmaster, and newcomers will succumb to her wiles as they are caught up in the tantalizing spell of the remarkable Elizabeth Peters and The Golden One.
The Golden One: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense #ad - Besieged by the british and defended by formidable Turkish and German forces, the fortified seaport of Gaza guards the gateway to the Holy Land. Death will surely be his lot if he is caught or exposed. A new year, is dawning, 1917, and the Great War that ravages the world shows no sign of abating. Answering a call he cannot refuse from British military intelligence, Ramses must journey to this ancient, fabled city to undertake a mission as personal as it is perilous.
Soon an even more disturbing outrage concerns the intrepid clan of archaeologists: the freshly and savagely slain corpse of a thief defiling the ancient burial site. Yet this is nothing compared with the lethal fate that threatens Ramses.
A River in the Sky: A Novel Amelia Peabody Book 19William Morrow #ad - A River in the Sky: A Novel Amelia Peabody Book 19 #ad - Between amelia peabody and indiana Jones, it’s Amelia—in wit and daring—by a landslide. New york times book reviewintrepid archaeologist and superior sleuth Amelia Peabody returns in A River in the Sky. In this breathtaking new adventure, to an exciting—and dangerous—new locale: palestine! a tale full of atmosphere, the Emersons, early twentieth-century Egypt, from their usual milieu, New York Times bestselling Grand Master Elizabeth Peters transports the indomitable Amelia and her family, intrigue, and thrills, A River in the Sky is further proof that “Peters has few rivals” Houston Chronicle.
Lord of the Silent: A Novel of Suspense Amelia Peabody Series Book 13William Morrow #ad - Irresistible…. Amelia is still a joy. New york times book review the intrepid archeologist amelia peabody and her fearless family, are back in Egypt, the Emersons, and something very nasty is afoot in Lord of the Silent—New York Times bestselling Grandmaster Elizabeth Peters’s sparkling adventure with more riddles than the Sphinx and more close calls and stunning escapes than an Indiana Jones movie.
This is peters’s best book. ”. Reviewers are simply agog over lord of the silent, and in the words of the Toronto Globe and Mail, “Deeply satisfying” Entertainment Weekly, calling it, “Wonderfully entertaining” Washington Times, “The hype is true.
He Shall Thunder in the Sky: An Amelia Peabody MysteryWilliam Morrow #ad - A camel in the garden. The san francisco examiner calls these heart-racing exploits of Amelia and her courageous family, the Emersons, “pure delight. But perhaps the new york times book review states it best: “Between Amelia Peabody and Indiana Jones, it’s Amelia—in wit and daring—by a landslide.
”. 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 in mystery/suspense fiction, archeologist and Egyptologist Amelia Peabody bravely faces gravest peril in Cairo on the eve of World War One in New York Times bestselling Grandmaster Elizabeth Peters’s magnificent Egyptian adventure, He Shall Thunder in the Sky.
He Shall Thunder in the Sky: An Amelia Peabody Mystery #ad - Forged antiquities. Passion among the pyramids. A country at war.
The Ape Who Guards the Balance: An Amelia Peabody Novel of SuspenseWilliam Morrow #ad - The Ape Who Guards the Balance: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense #ad - However, when a mint-condition papyrus of the book of the Dead falls into their hands, and the corpse of an unscrupulous dealer in stolen antiquities is found floating in the Nile, the Emersons' prospects for surviving this excavation season unscathed appear increasingly dim. 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 clan have already proven themselves to be formidable adversaries.
Seeing a Large Cat Amelia Peabody Book 9Grand Central Publishing #ad - What's more, amelia's dashing husband Emerson has received a mysterious warning not to enter the Valley of the Kings. 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.
Seeing a Large Cat Amelia Peabody Book 9 #ad - To emerson's annoyance, saves a marriage, Amelia's meddling distracts her attention as she exposes a fraudulent spiritualist, and plays matchmaker. But diabolical forces are at work when an unknown tomb reveals a shocking murder -- and the Peabody family dodges bullets from an assassin determined to put an end to their discoveries.
The Falcon at the Portal: An Amelia Peabody MysteryWilliam Morrow #ad - Their young friend david is accused of selling ancient artifacts, and it's up to the Emersons to expose the real culprit. Amelia brings her estimable powers of deduction to bear, but she might not survive long enough to unravel more than one perplexing puzzle—because suddenly someone is shooting bullets in her direction.
. And coming too close for comfort!“Amelia is rather like Indiana Jones, Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple all rolled into one. Washington post Book World . But the body of an american discovered at the bottom of their excavation shaft and a child of mysterious antecedents are sparking twin crises that threaten to tear the family apart.
The Falcon at the Portal: An Amelia Peabody Mystery #ad - New york times bestsellerfrom new York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Peters comes another riveting mystery in her phenomenally popular Amelia Peabody series. 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.