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Peters, Elizabeth 1927-2013

Overview
Works: 306 works in 2,588 publications in 7 languages and 130,821 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Detective and mystery stories, American  Detective and mystery stories, English  History  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor, Performer
Classifications: PS3563.E747, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Peters
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Peters
He shall thunder in the sky : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 3,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intrepid archaeologist/sleuth Amelia Peabody and her family, back in Egypt in 1914 for another season of archaeological excavation, become caught up in the political turmoil sweeping the country
Lion in the valley : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

52 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia's investigation of some ancient pyramids throws her once again in the path of that arch villain, Sethos, the Master Criminal. But this time, it is not antiquities Sethos is after, but Amelia herself!
Children of the storm by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 3,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At last the Great War is over. Amelia, her distinguished Egyptologist husband Emerson and their extended family are preparing for another season of excavation in Egypt. To everyone's great joy their son Ramses and his wife Nefret have become parents. Amelia, enjoying her role of fond (yet firm) grandmother, hopes that for once, this will be a quiet year with Ramses no longer undertaking perilous missions for British intelligence and no old enemies on their trail. Amelia is sadly mistaken. Past dangers cast shadows across the seemingly peaceful present, and a new adversary--unlike any Amelia has ever encountered--will chart a course that puts her beloved family directly in the path of destruction
Guardian of the horizon by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and French and held by 3,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ousted from their most recent archaeological dig and banned forever from the Valley of the Kings, the Emersons are spending a quiet summer at home in Kent, England, when a mysterious messenger arrives. Claiming to be the teenage brother of their dear friend, Tarek, Prince of the mysterious Lost Oasis, the charismatic herald brings troubling news of a strange malady that has struck down Tarek's heir and conveys his brother's urgent need for help only th Emersons can provide. The family sets off in secret for the land time forgot to a mountain fortress from which they narrowly escaped ten years before
The golden one by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

42 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 3,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisiting Egypt in 1917 with her husband, son, and daughter-in-law, Egyptologist Amelia Peabody stumbles across a murdered body, a situation that is complicated by an assignment from British intelligence and her daughter-in-law's troubling secret
Tomb of the golden bird by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 3,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1922, as her husband Radcliffe Emerson unsuccessfully tries to persuade his rival Howard Carter to turn over digging rights in the Valley of the Kings to him, Amelia Peabody and her family head for Luxor to search for the long-lost tomb of King Tut
The serpent on the crown by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Emersons learn of a mysterious death that has been attributed to a curse, a situation that enables Amelia Peabody and her family to enter the banned Valley of the Kings in order to return a stolen statue
Lord of the silent by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the newest "Amelia Peabody Mystery", the intrepid Egyptologist risks life, limb, and her second-best hat in 1915 Cairo. Amelia and her handsome archeologist husband defy German submarines and warring Senussi to embark on another season of exploration and crime solving. Endpaper maps
A river in the sky : a novel by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia and Emerson follow an expedition searching for the vanished treasures of the Temple in Jerusalem. Besides suspecting the leader of the expedition of inept excavation practices, they believe him to be secretly working for German intelligence
The laughter of dead kings by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vicky Bliss, peerless art historian and sleuth, searches for solutions to more than one heinous offense in the ever-shifting sands of Egypt's mysterious Valley of the Kings. When her longtime significant other, John Tregarth, the suave and dangerously charming international art thief, is accused of taking a world-famous, one-of-a-kind historic relic, it is up to Bliss to clear his name
The last camel died at noon by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archeologist Amelia and her family are sent to the Nubian desert to find the explorer Willoughby Forth
The mummy case by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

54 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgusted when he is denied access to the pyramids of Dahshoor, Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson, aided by his archaeologist wife Amelia Peabody, finds his curiosity piqued when an antiquities dealer is murdered and a mummy case disappears
The snake, the crocodile, and the dog by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

38 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia Peabody and her husband's lives are threatened when they embark for the pyramids of ancient Egypt
The falcon at the portal : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

40 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Egypt to excavate pyramids, Amelia Emerson and her husband investigate an attempt to kill their son, Ramses. The incident appears connected to a friend of Ramses who is selling forged artifacts
Seeing a large cat by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

46 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While digging in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, English archeologist Amelia Peabody discovers the mummified body of a recently dead woman. The victim was the fourth wife of a famous archeologist and she disappeared five years earlier, supposedly eloping with a lover. Amelia turns sleuth
The ape who guards the balance : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleuth Amelia Peabody Emerson and her family experience various adventures in Egypt early this century while accompanying her husband who is digging in tombs. The boys go undercover in search of a villain while the daughter becomes involved in the local version of women's lib. By the author of Seeing a Large Cat
Night train to Memphis by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 2,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On learning of a plot to rob the treasure-filled Cairo museum, Vicky Bliss, the assistant curator of the Munich National Museum, joins a Nile cruise. The object of the trip is to prevent the burglary by identifying the burglar: the wily Sir John, a master of disguise, who has been her most dangerous antagonist and her occasional lover. By the author of The Last Camel Died at Noon
The deeds of the disturber : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A night watchman is found dead in the Mummy Room of the British Museum, a look of horror frozen on his face. Before Amelia can respond, a pair of dissolute aristocrats with shady pasts appear in her life, together with supernatural curses
The hippopotamus pool by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 19th Century archeologists, Amelia Peabody and Radcliffe Emerson, arrive in Egypt with children to explore the site of Queen Tetisheri's tomb in Thebes. All goes well until their son, Ramses, is kidnaped. By the author of The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog
Crocodile on the sandbank by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

53 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

32-year-old Victorian gentlewoman, Amelia Peabody receives a rather large inheritance and decides to use it for travel. On her way through Rome to Egypt, she meets a young woman abandoned by her lover and left with no means of support. Amelia promptly takes Evelyn under her wing, insisting that the young lady accompany her to Egypt, where Amelia plans to indulge her passion for Egyptology. When Evelyn becomes the target of an aborted kidnapping and the focus of a series of suspicious accidents, Amelia becomes convinced of a plot to harm her young friend. Like any self-respecting sleuth, Amelia sets out to discover who is behind it all
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityMertz, Barbara

Barbara Mertz Amerikaans schrijfster (1927-2013)

Barbara Mertz escritora americana

Barbara Mertz escritora estadounidense

Barbara Mertz scritora amaricana

Elizabeth Peters écrivain américaine

Elizabeth Peters scrittrice statunitense

Elizabeth Peters US-amerikanische Krimi-Schriftstellerin

Mertz, Barbara

Mertz, Barbara, 1927-

Mertz, Barbara 1927-2013

Metz, Barbara G., 1927-

Metz, Barbara Gross

Michaelis, Barbara 1927-

Michaelis, Barbara 1927-2013

Michaels B. 1927-

Michaels, Barbara.

Michaels, Barbara 1927-

Michaels, Barbara 1927-2013

Peters, Barbara 1927-

Peters, Barbara 1927-2013

Peters E. 1927-

Peters, Elizabeth.

Pītera, Elizabete

Piters, Elizabet

Piters, Ėlizabet 1927-

Piters, Ėlizabet, 1927-2013

Мертц Б. 1927-

إليزابيث بيترز، 1927-

エリザベス・ピーターズ

マイクルズ, バーバラ

Languages
English (734)

French (31)

German (13)

Spanish (7)

Italian (5)

Turkish (2)

Russian (1)

Covers
Lion in the valley : an Amelia Peabody mysteryChildren of the stormGuardian of the horizonThe golden oneTomb of the golden birdThe serpent on the crownLord of the silentA river in the sky : a novel