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Amelia Peabody Mysteries

The Ape Who Guards the Balance


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 564 PAGES

What seems like a boring excavation season heats up when the Peabody children acquire a papyrus from the Book of the Dead in Cairo and the ever-elusive Master Criminal strikes again. (EGY366, $9.99)

Children of the Storm

Children of the Storm


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 2004
  • PAPER
  • 416 PAGES

In the 15th book in the suspenseful series, Amelia and Radcliffe -- now grandparents -- are looking forward to a quiet life in Luxor now that the Great War has ended, but they soon become embroiled in a new set of intertwined mysteries. (EGY343, $9.99)

Crocodile on the Sandbank

Crocodile on the Sandbank


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 1988
  • PAPER
  • 273 PAGES

In the book that kicked off the now beloved series, strong-willed Brit Amelia Peabody decides to use her inheritance to indulge her passion for Egyptology. Set in 1884 Egypt, she encounters mystery, missing mummies and the dashing archaeologist Radcliffe Emerson. (EGY345, $7.99)

The Curse of the Pharaohs

The Curse of the Pharaohs


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 1988
  • PAPER
  • 357 PAGES

In the second installment in the popular series, Amelia Peabody and new husband Radcliffe are raising their young son in Britain when they are called on to investigate a mysterious death at a tomb in Luxor, possibly caused by a curse. (EGY344, $7.99)

Deeds of the Disturber

Deeds of the Disturber


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 2011
  • PAPER
  • 448 PAGES

This installment in the popular series follows Amelia Peabody from London to Cairo as she investigates the death of a night watchman in the British Museum said to have been killed by a mummy's curse. (EGY362, $9.99)

The Falcon at the Portal

The Falcon at the Portal


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 464 PAGES

A friend of Amelia's son Ramses is accused of dealing forged antiquities to support a rising nationalist movement and the Peabody family springs to action to clear his name. The 11th installment in the popular series. (EGY348, $9.99)

He Shall Thunder in the Sky

He Shall Thunder in the Sky


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 512 PAGES

This riveting mystery novel finds Amelia Peabody and her family hard at work at an Egyptian archaeological site on the brink of WWI. (EGY75, $9.99)

The Hippopotamus Pool


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 1997
  • PAPER
  • 447 PAGES

In this installment in the popular series, Amelia and family sail to Thebes on the trail of a mysterious guide who offers to reveal an Egyptian queen's lost tomb. (EGY365, $7.99)

The Last Camel Died at Noon


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 1992
  • PAPER
  • 430 PAGES

In this mystery set in 1897, Amelia Peabody and family trek into the desert in search of an English aristocrat and his wife, who disappeared over a decade before. (EGY363, $7.99)

The Laughter of Dead Kings

The Laughter of Dead Kings


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 386 PAGES

When charming international art thief John Tregarth is accused of stealing one of Egypt's most priceless treasures, he swears he is retired -- and innocent -- and his girlfriend Vicky Bliss, an art expert and sometimes sleuth, follows him to the Middle East to clear his name. (EGY350, $9.99)

Lion in the Valley


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 2011
  • PAPER
  • 432 PAGES

Archaeologist duo Amelia and Emerson are busy excavating the burial chamber of the Black Pyramid in Dahshoor, but they soon learn a notorious looter known as the Master Criminal is after Amelia -- and her eight-year-old son Ramses. (EGY361, $9.99)

Lord of the Silent

Lord of the Silent


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 622 PAGES

Risking life, limb and her second-best hat, Amelia and her husband defy German submarines and warring Senussi to embark on another season of exploration and crime-solving in 1915 Egypt. (EGY351, $9.99)

Seeing a Large Cat

Seeing a Large Cat


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 1998
  • PAPER
  • 414 PAGES

Set in Cairo in 1903, Amelia Peabody and her family are getting ready to dig in the Valley of the Kings when they receive an ominous warning. The ninth book in the series. (EGY349, $7.99)

The Serpent on the Crown


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 496 PAGES

The intrepid Amelia Peabody encounters the golden likeness of a forgotten king whose curse appears to be more than superstition. (EGY368, $9.99)

Tomb of the Golden Bird

Tomb of the Golden Bird


by Elizabeth Peters

  • MYSTERY
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 400 PAGES

This installment in the popular series starring the intrepid Amelia Peabody revolves around the famous discovery of King Tut's tomb. (EGY347, $9.99)

 

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