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The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog by Elizabeth Peters

The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog

Part of the Amelia Peabody Series


The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog by Elizabeth Peters

In Amelia's seventh adventure, she and Emerson take passage on a boat travelling up the Nile, enjoying a second honeymoon while they search for Nefertiti's tomb. On the other hand, they might be heading towards murder. An exotic slave woman, a Siamese cat and a den of conspirators unite to snatch away Amelia's happiness unless she reveals a certain secret...and at the remote dig in Amarna what she uncovers is a shocking present-day peril: the loss of treasures far more precious than any antiquity - her husband's love or both their lives!


Think Miss Marple with early feminist gloss crossed with Indiana Jones... accomplished entertainment. * Guardian * A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key. * Washington Post Book World * I can't wait for the next Peabody story... I really do think [Elizabeth Peters'] books are great entertainment. -- Angela Ripon

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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Publication date

25th January 2007


Elizabeth Peters

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Robinson Publishing an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group


400 pages


Crime & mystery



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