By: Peters, Elizabeth

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Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

x, (ii), 404 13 Amelia Peabody Mysteries 1st Printing Quarter bound in publisher's burgundy cloth over red boards, gilt lettering on spine. The ghosts of an ancient past and the specters of a present-day evil are buried in the hot Egyptian sands For archaeologist Amelia Peabody and her family, the allure of Egypt remains as powerful as ever, even in this tense time of World War. But nowhere in this desert land is safe -- especially for Amelia's son Ramses and his beautiful new wife Nefret. Treachery and peril are pursuing the two young lovers across the length and breadth of this strange, exotic world, strengthening a bond of passion and devotion that only death can sever. And the grim discovery of a recent corpse in a tomb where it does not belong is pulling Amelia deeper into a furious desert storm of intrigue, corruption, kidnapping, and murder -- and toward dark revelations that threaten to awaken the past And alter the family's destiny. Reviews"The grande dame of historical mystery. "--Washington Post Book World"It is a pure delight. "--San Francisco Exaniner"Hard to put down. "--Chicago Tribune"Playful Remarkable Always engaging. "--Denver Post"Kicks up a desert storm. "--People"Peters delivers a great blend of adventure and wit. "--Booklist"Another thrilling episode of crime-solving Uproarious. "--Publishers Weekly"Deeply satisfying. "--Entertainment Weekly (A-) "Wonderfully entertaining. "--Washington Times"Danger and romance Heady stuff. "--New York Times Book Review FIRST EDITION (stated) FIRST PRINTING (Number Line: 01 02 03 04 05 QW 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. This is an excellent, unmarked, once-read copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in almost perfect condition. FINE/FINE.. An Amelia Peabody Mystery Series. 8vo (approx 6.5 x 9.5")


Author Name: Peters, Elizabeth

Categories: Novels, Poetry & Literature, Mystery & Suspense, Mystery,

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Company: 2001

ISBN Number: 0380978849

ISBN Number 13: 9780380978847

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 4613

Keywords: Fiction; Mysteries