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In 1915 Cairo, Eygptologist Amelia Peabody and her archaeologist husband brave German submarines and warring Senussi to continue their search for ancient artifacts, until they stumble upon a much-too-recent corpse and must risk everything to find the killer. 12,500 first printing. (Mystery)
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I can't wait for the next Peabody story... I really do think Elizabeth Peters' books are great entertainment. (Angela Ripon)
A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key.' (Washington Post Book World)
Think Miss Marple with early feminist gloss crossed with Indiana Jones... accomplished entertainment. (Guardian)
Undeterred by world war and enemy submarines, Amelia and Emerson set sail once again for Egypt, where ghosts of an ancient past and spectres of a present-day evil hover silently over an inscrutable land.
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Book Description WmMorrow, 2001. Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # Q-0066209617