Archaeologists Amelia Peabody and Emerson are back in Egypt for another dig, despite civil unrest. Defiantly pacifist son Ramses hides his spy activity with his brother David. Rescuing damsels and suffering the return of archnemesis Sethos.
Tag: first-person protagonist point-of-view
It’s a case of controlling parents and arranged marriages with twist after curse after betrayal for Aiden Connolly and Theodora O’Toole, as Kennedy Bennett does her best to survive attacks and kidnappings and salvage a quartet of cursed paintings.
He’s old money, and he wants Kennedy to provide all the furniture, antique mind you, for a too-modern office into an employee lounge that can double as a place to entertain clients. Not. It’s a mission of acquisition that will, hopefully, find Kennedy’s kidnapped sisters. And hope the gods don’t interfere.
Banned from Egypt, Amelia Peabody and Emerson head to Palestine to dig up the Ark of the Covenant and spy on the seemingly inept Morley for British Intelligence.
From suffragettes to kidnappers, Peabody and Emerson find themselves up to their necks in a web woven of criminals and cults, stolen treasures, and fallen women. Peabody will need all her remarkable skills of detection and deduction — and family and friends — while ducking remorseless killers.
The promise of an undisturbed royal tomb vies with evils that include the Hippopotamus Man — and an irresistible temptation for art thieves, jealous colleagues, looters, the press, and countless other evil-doers. As Ramses and Nefret rub elbows with thieves and thugs, Peabody finds herself faced with a surprising new villain who is every bit as clever and resourceful as the intrepid Amelia herself.
Back in London after an archaeological dig, adventurous sleuth Amelia Peabody—“rather like Indiana Jones, Sherlock Holmes, and Miss Marple all rolled into one”—discovers that a night watchman at the museum has perished in the shadow of a mummy case