Guardian of the Horizon CD: Guardian of the Horizon CD

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The Emersons' journals chronicling the 1907-8 season have been

discovered, revealing hitherto unknown events from Amelia

Peabody's remarkable career! Banned from the Valley of the

Kings, their excavation at an abrupt end, Amelia and her

distinguished husband, Emerson, have returned to England with

their son, Ramses, and foster daughter, Nefret. Ramses is secretly

in love with Nefret and about to flee to Germany to escape

temptation. But a mysterious visitor provokes a change in plans

for Ramses and the others. After a decade without contact, Prince

Tarek from the Lost Oasis has written to the Emersons, asking for

help. His only surviving son is ill, and his throne may be

threatened . . . Guided by only a crumbling map that took them

to the Oasis a decade earlier, the Peabody-Emerson clan head for

the Sudan. There they confront forces secretly arrayed against

them; there Ramses must face up to his feelings for Nefret.

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Guided only by a crumbling map that took the Peaboby-Emerson clan to Tarek's oasis a decade earler, they head for the Sudan. There Rames, now 19 years old, realises he must face up to his feeling for Nefret, while his mother and father confront terrible forces secretly arrayed against them.


In Guardian of the Horizon Amelia Peabody and her husband Emerson, along with their son Ramses and foster daughter Nefret, are summoned back to the Lost Oasis, a hidden stronghold in the western desert whose existence they discovered many years ago (in The Last Camel Died at Noon) and have kept secret from the entire world, including their fellow Egyptologists. According to Merasen, the brother of the ruling monarch, their old friend Prince Tarek is in grave danger and needs their help. However, it's not until they retrace their steps to the Oasis, with its strange mixture of Meroitic and Egyptian cultures, that they learn the real reason for their journey. There's no better company on an archaeological expedition than the Father of Curses and the Lady Doctor, their beautiful Anglo-Egyptian ward and Ramses, the Demon Brother who loves her. If you haven't met the indomitable Amelia yet, this intriguing tale is a great place to start. --Jane Adams,

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Peters, Elizabeth
ISBN 10: 0060586842 ISBN 13: 9780060586843
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