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Tomb of the Golden Bird by Elizabeth Peters
  

Tomb of the Golden Bird

Part of the Amelia Peabody Series
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AMELIA PEABODY - the most entertaining Egyptian adventures of an American suffragette and archaeologist; a younger Miss Marple with a sense of humour and a taste for a good fight. You read one and you want to read them all. TOMB OF THE GOLDEN BIRD is the 18th in the series.

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The latest in this fantastic series and if you haven’t read the earlier novels it is advisable to go back and start at the beginning as there are lots of characters popping up from the previous books. In this story we find the characters at the Valley of the Kings where Lord Carnavon and Howard Carter are getting closer to their goal, while Emerson is pushed further away. Witty, fun and terribly English this is a great addition to a brilliant series.

Amelia Peabody Series:
1. Crocodile on the Sandbank
2. Curse of the Pharaohs
3. The Mummy Case
4. Lion in the Valley
5. The Deeds of the Disturber
6. The Last Camel Died at Noon
7. The Snake, the Crocodile, and the Dog
8. The Hippopotamus Pool
9. Seeing a Large Cat
10. The Ape Who Guards the Balance
11. The Falcon at the Portal
12. He Shall Thunder in the Sky
13. Lord of the Silent
14. The Golden One
15. Children of the Storm
16. Amelia Peabody's Egypt
17. Guardian of the Horizon
18. Tomb of the Golden Bird

If you like Elizabeth Peters you might also like to read books by Steven Saylor, Lindsey Davis and Michael Pearce.

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Synopsis

Tomb of the Golden Bird by Elizabeth Peters

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.

Reviews

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


About the Author

Elizabeth Peters is a prolific and successful writer of over 50 books. She is internationally celebrated for her mystery stories (especially those featuring her indomitable Victorian heroine, Amelia Peabody). She earned her PhD in Egyptology from University of Chicago’s famed Oriental Institute. Named Grandmaster at the Anthony Awards in 1986 and Grandmaster by the Mystery Writers of America in 1998, in 2003, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Malice Domestic Convention.

Maxim Jakubowski's view on AMELIA PEABODY...

The most entertaining Egyptian adventures of an American suffragette and archaeologist; a younger Miss Marple with a sense of humour and a taste for a good fight. You read one and you want to read them all. TOMB OF THE GOLDEN BIRD is the 18th in the series.

Amelia Peabody Series:
1. Crocodile on the Sandbank
2. Curse of the Pharaohs
3. The Mummy Case
4. Lion in the Valley
5. The Deeds of the Disturber
6. The Last Camel Died at Noon
7. The Snake, the Crocodile, and the Dog
8. The Hippopotamus Pool
9. Seeing a Large Cat
10. The Ape Who Guards the Balance
11. The Falcon at the Portal
12. He Shall Thunder in the Sky
13. Lord of the Silent
14. The Golden One
15. Children of the Storm
16. Amelia Peabody's Egypt
17. Guardian of the Horizon
18. Tomb of the Golden Bird

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Book Info

Publication date

24th May 2007

Author

Elizabeth Peters

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Author's Website

www.mpmbooks.com/

Publisher

Constable And Robinson

Format

Paperback
448 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9781845294755

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