Amelia finds it difficult to concentrate on pyramids when her children are in trouble and Cairo teems with enemy agents, including her old nemesis. Can Amelia unmask the Master Criminal and prevent a bloody uprising in Cairo, defend her son against unknown enemies and prevent Emerson from dashing off to fight in the looming war?
Elizabeth Peters is a prolific and successful novelist with over fifty novels to her credit. She is internationally renowned for her mystery stories, especially those featuring indomitable heroine Amelia Peabody. She lives in a historic farmhouse in Frederick, Maryland, with six cats and two dogs.
I can't wait for the next Peabody story... I really do think Elizabeth Peters' books are great entertainment.A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key. - Washington Post Book WorldThink Miss Marple with early feminist gloss crossed with Indiana Jones... accomplished entertainment. - Guardian