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Amelia Peabody Series

Amelia Peabody books in order

"Another dead body. Every year it is the same. Every year, another dead body..."- Abdullah, p. 151, Lion in the ValleySeries Information:Each book in the series is a stand-alone mystery which can be read without previous knowledge. However, the characters age throughout the series and events in previous books (including spoilers concerning some of …
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Crocodile on the Sandbank
Elizabeth Peters - Nov 01, 1990 (first published in 1975)
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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....
Book 2
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Curse of the Pharaohs
Elizabeth Peters - Jun 20, 2006 (first published in 1981)
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Victorian Amelia Peabody continues to journal her Egypt adventures, toddler Ramses left in England. Husband Radcliffe Emerson's old friend Lady Baskerville fears a curse killed her husband Sir Henry, and soon engages the attentions of American Cyrus. The will funds continued excavation. But a lady dressed in white floats, flutters, spreads fear, an...
Book 3
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The Mummy Case
Elizabeth Peters - Feb 22, 2011 (first published in 1985)
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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. Reissue....
Book 4
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Lion in the Valley
An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense (Amelia Peabody Series)
Elizabeth Peters - Feb 22, 2011 (first published in 1986)
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The 1895-96 season promises to be an exceptional one for Amelia Peabody, her dashing Egyptologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson, and their precocious (some might say rambunctious) eight-year-old son, Ramses. The long-denied permission to dig at the pyramids of Dahshoor has finally been granted, and the much-coveted burial chamber of the Black Pyramid ...
Book 5
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The Deeds of the Disturber
Elizabeth Peters - Feb 22, 2011 (first published in 1988)
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Can fear kill? There are those who believe so but Amelia Peabody is skeptical. A respected Egyptologist and amateur sleuth, Amelia has foiled felonious schemes from Victoria's England to the Middle East. And she doubts that it was a Nineteenth-Dynasty mummy's curse that caused the death of a night watchman in the British Museum. The corpse was foun...
Book 6
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The Last Camel Died at Noon
Elizabeth Peters - May 28, 2013 (first published in 1991)
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Bestselling author Peters brings back 19th-century Egyptologist Amelia Peabody and her entourage in a delicious caper that digs up mystery in the shadow of the pyramids....
Book 7
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The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog
Elizabeth Peters - Feb 10, 2010 (first published in 1992)
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Alternate cover for ISBN 13: 9780446364782A brand-new Elizabeth Peters novel is one of the uncompromising pleasures in life. As Peter Theroux in the New York Times Book Review points out, "Her wonderfully witty voice and her penchant for history lessons of the Nile both ancient and modern keep [her] high adventure moving for even the highest brows....
Book 8
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The Hippopotamus Pool
Elizabeth Peters - Dec 02, 2009 (first published in 1996)
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Amelia, her husband Emerson, their 13-year-old son Ramses, and their beautiful ward Nefret return to Egypt for an exciting excavation. The dig is at an undisturbed Royal Tomb, a true find--and an irresistible temptation for art thieves, jealous colleagues, looters, the press, and the countless evil-doers. As Ramses and Nefret rub elbows with thieve...
Book 9
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Seeing a Large Cat
Elizabeth Peters - Jul 30, 2013 (first published in 1997)
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It's 1903 in Cairo, and Amelia dreams of a large Egyptian cat, a sign of good luck. But the luck turns when she and Emerson, who are set to dig in the Valley of the Kings, receive an ominous warning: "Stay away from tomb Twenty-A!" More trouble brews as Ramses and Nefret, unknown to their parents, begin to sneak about to help an American who believ...
Book 10
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The Ape Who Guards the Balance
An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense
Elizabeth Peters - Mar 17, 2009 (first published in 1998)
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The prospects for the 1907 archaeological season in Egypt seem fairly dull to Amelia Peabody. Despite her adored husband's brilliant reputation in his field, his dashing-yet-less-than-diplomatic behavior has Professor Radcliffe Emerson ignominiously demoted to examining only the most boring tombs in the Valley of the Kings -- mere leftovers, really...
Book 11
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The Falcon at the Portal
An Amelia Peabody Mystery
Elizabeth Peters - Mar 17, 2009 (first published in 1999)
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