Most widely held works about Elizabeth Peters
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Peters
The curse of the pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
44 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,617 libraries worldwide
Sir Henry is striving to ensure no tomb has been overlooked by the previous expedition. Scarcely have the men started working when their spades uncover a series of steps cut into the rock. Then Sir Henry is found stiff and stark in his bed. On his high brow, inscribed in what appears to be dried blood, is a crudely drawn uraeus serpent, the symbol of the divine pharaoh.
Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
44 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,581 libraries worldwide
Presents a mystery with Amelia Peabody, a 32-year-old Victorian gentlewoman, as the sleuth.
Tomb of the golden bird by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
33 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,547 libraries worldwide
Amelia and her husband Emerson are on the brink of one of the greatest archaeological finds in history--the tomb of King Tut. But the path to discovery is strewn with dangers, and Emerson's halfbrother Sethos might be more involved than he admits.
The falcon at the portal by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
43 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
Join Amelia Peabody in another intriguing mystery when trouble finds Amelia and her hubby even on the occasion of the marriage of their Egyptian "son" David.
Guardian of the horizon by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
37 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,500 libraries worldwide
As Amelia and Radcliffe discuss possible sites for excavation, an astonishing visitor appears at their door. In ancient Egyptian dress, he is Prince Merasen, who has traveled thousands of miles for aid. Years ago his brother Tarek rescued the Emerson's adopted daughter from captivity in the Lost Oasis. Now Tarek is king of that land, and his young son is deathly ill from a strange sickness. Radcliffe must go to the Lost Oasis and save the boy at any cost.
The Mummy case by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
41 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
Disgusted when he is denied access to the pyramids of Dahshoor and assigned to a "rubble heap," Emerson finds his curiosity piqued when an antiquities dealer is murdered and a mummy case disappears.
He shall thunder in the sky by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
35 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,474 libraries worldwide
A mystery set in 1914 amidst an archelogical dig in Egypt as the world prepares for war.
The ape who guards the balance by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
40 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
In 1907 Egypt, Egyptologist Amelia Peabody and her family investigate the mystery of an extraordinary papyrus "Book of the Dead" that may be connected to some recent murders.
Children of the storm by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
33 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
With her family in tow, archaeologist and amateur sleuth Amelia Peabody prepares for another Egyptian excavation with hopes of a quiet season, but old dangers bring fresh foes and Amelia finds herself in peril.
The deeds of the disturber by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
41 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,407 libraries worldwide
In Victorian London, the death of a night watchman at the British Museum spurs talk of a mummy's curse. When more deaths follow, feminist archaeologist Amelia Peabody, who's visiting England in between Egyptian excavations, investigates. Adding to the charm of this character-centered book are Amelia's relationships with her beloved husband, Radcliffe Emerson, and her genius son, Ramses. The Deeds of the Disturber, which Library Journal calls "first-rate" and "fun," is the 5th novel in Elizabeth Peters' popular series, which now includes close to 20 books.
Lion in the valley by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
42 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,394 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!
The serpent on the crown by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
40 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
It's 1922, and The Great War is over. With the world at peace, Amelia and her family return to the Valley of the Kings to explore its storied sands. But they are quickly troubled by treacherous secrets and murder. A woman presents them with a priceless but dangerous artifact--a golden king said to bring death to all who possess it. The woman's husband has already fallen, and now she needs help to return the relic to its tomb.
The hippopotamus pool by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,205 libraries worldwide
SUMMARY: The site of Queen Tetisheri's tomb has been found in Thebes. But before a masked stranger can tell Amelia Peabody its exact location, he is murdered.
Street of the five moons by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Vicky Bliss follows the trail of a gifted genius to the narrow streets of the antiquity markets in Rome in order to discover who created the copy of the Charlemagne talisman.
The snake, the crocodile, and the dog by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
Amelia Peabody and her husband Emerson go back to Amarna, the rustic desert site where the two archaelolgists first met. But before Amelia can try to rekindle old flames, Emerson is ambushed, kidnapped, and wounded on the road to Luxor.
Borrower of the night by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
When Vicky Bliss stumbles over a clue to the existence of a hidden masterpiece by the late Gothic sculptor, Riemenschneider, she and her boyfriend embark on a contest of will and wits to find the treasure.
The golden one by Elizabeth Peters ( Book )
35 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
Millionaire Amelia Peabody Emerson is back in Egypt hunting down tomb robbers, uncovering antiquities fraud, and meddling in the life of her son Ramses.
Lord of the silent by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 963 libraries worldwide
English archeologist Amelia Peabody Emerson and her eccentric family and friends are hard at work excavationg Egyptian ruins. But this is not just another season in the desert, as Amelia leads her loyal famly into a thrilling, crime-solving tale that is full of humor.
The Camelot caper by Elizabeth Peters ( Book )
23 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 898 libraries worldwide
When Jessica Tregarth goes to England to visit her grandfather, she's barely off the boat before the chase begins and Jess finds herself playing a deadly game of cat-and-mouse through Cornwall, helped by David Randall.
The last camel died at noon by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
31 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 874 libraries worldwide
SUMMARY: The latest of the Amelia Peabody mysteries. How Amelia's eccentric little family gets from the relative calm of Victorian England to a lost kingdom buried deep in the heart of the Sudan is a story you won't want to miss.
Antiquities Archaeologists Archaeologists' spouses Archaeology Arizona Art thefts Audiobooks Audiobooks Blessing and cursing Bliss, Vicky (Fictitious character) British Canada Community gardens Denmark Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories Egypt Egypt--Cairo Egyptologists Egypt--Valley of the Kings England England--London Excavations (Archaeology) Fiction Gardening Germany--Bavaria Germany--Munich Historical fiction Kirby, Jacqueline (Fictitious character) Large type books Librarians Maryland Mexico Middle East Missing persons Murder Mystery North America Peabody, Amelia (Fictitious character) Richard--III,--King of England,--1452-1485 Scotland Talking books Tutankhamen,--King of Egypt United States Women archaeologists Women art historians Women detectives Women Egyptologists Women museum curators Women novelists
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