A murder in Luxor sparks Peabody’s interest. When the same stranger shows up at their barren dig, both Emersons start digging for answers in an ancient tomb, events take a darker and deadlier turn — and there may be no surviving the very modern terrors their efforts reveal.
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Nothing like a murder to whet Amelia’s appetite, and when it includes a trip to Egypt—after five long years away, Emerson can be counted on to pack up.
Amelia Peabody inherited two things from her father: a considerable fortune and an unbendable will. The first allowed her to indulge in her life’s passion. Without the second, the mummy’s curse would have made corpses of them all.
A bust of Queen Nefertiti is stolen, and Amelia is the target of assassins while a brilliant criminal offers his final challenge… and may be unmasked at last.