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Peters, Elizabeth 1927-2013

Overview
Works: 277 works in 2,531 publications in 10 languages and 137,693 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Adventure stories  Detective and mystery stories, English  History  Adventure stories, American  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Contributor, Performer
Classifications: PS3563.E747, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Peters
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Peters
Children of the storm by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
46 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,532 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
He shall thunder in the sky : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
41 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,482 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 )
50 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,470 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!
Guardian of the horizon by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
43 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,423 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 )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,398 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 by British intelligence and her daughter-in-law's troubling secret
Tomb of the golden bird by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
50 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,394 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 last camel died at noon by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
46 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archeologist Amelia and her family are sent to the Nubian desert to find the explorer Willoughby Forth
Lord of the silent by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
46 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,290 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
The snake, the crocodile, and the dog by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
43 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amelia Peabody and her husband's lives are threatened when they embark for the pyramids of ancient Egypt
The serpent on the crown by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
43 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,236 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
A river in the sky : a novel by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
30 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,187 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 )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 3,136 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 mummy case by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
50 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,101 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
Seeing a large cat by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
52 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,077 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 falcon at the portal : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
44 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,943 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
The hippopotamus pool by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,919 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 )
59 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,903 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
The ape who guards the balance : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )
44 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,875 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 )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 2,730 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 4 languages and held by 2,713 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Mertz, Barbara

Mertz, Barbara
Mertz, Barbara, 1927-
Mertz, Barbara 1927-2013
Metz, Barbara G., 1927-
Metz, Barbara Gross
Michaelis, Barbara 1927-
Michaelis, Barbara 1927-2013
Michaels, Barbara
Michaels, Barbara 1927-
Michaels, Barbara 1927-2013
Peters, Barbara 1927-
Peters, Barbara 1927-2013
Peters, Elizabeth
Pītera, Elizabete
Piters, Elizabet
Piters, Ėlizabet 1927-
Piters, Ėlizabet, 1927-2013
إليزابيث بيترز، 1927-
ピーターズ, エリザベス
Languages
English (754)
Spanish (32)
French (26)
German (18)
Czech (16)
Turkish (5)
Polish (3)
Japanese (2)
Russian (2)
Italian (1)
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