Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)

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9780060853525: Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)

It is 1922 -- convinced the tomb of the little-known King Tutankhamun lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, Emerson tries to persuade his rivals Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter to hand over their digging rights there to him -- to no avail.

Back in Luxor, however, an incident at the hotel turns their gifts for digging in another direction, when Emerson and Ramses are lured into a trap by a gang of villains who demand an answer to the obscure question, 'Where is he' Their curiosity piqued, the duo determine to uncover the identity of the hunted man -- whatever the cost.

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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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"* 'A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key.' Washington Post Book World * '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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