Crocodile on the SandbankBook - 2013
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CRRLAdults Oct 18, 2019
Armed with self-confidence, a journal, and, of course, a sturdy umbrella, Amelia Peabody embarks on her first Victorian-esqe Egyptian adventure. On her way to Cairo, Amelia rescues young Evelyn Barton-Forbes who has been abandoned by her scoundrel lover. Together the two women sail up the Nile, o... Read More »
It was the time of the Great Game of European powers. Spies and soldiers traded information, risking betrayal and death. Into this unsettled territory trips Amelia Peabody, intrepid heiress and would-be Egyptologist. First of the Amelia Peabody series. Also available in paperback.
Thirty-one-year-old Victorian gentlewoman Amelia Peabody has not only inherited her father's fortune, but she is also blessed with his strong will as well. Now she's headed for Cairo, accompanied by a girl with a tarnished past, to indulge her passion for Egyptology. Little did she know that murd... Read More »
CRRLAdults Jan 06, 2014
Featuring Egyptologist Amelia Peabody Emerson, the novels blend satire, mystery, romance, and comedy. The series spans a thirty-eight-year period from 1884 to 1923. Most of the books are primarily set in Egypt, with some installments including scenes set in England and Gaza.
Self-proclaimed spinster, Amelia Peabody, determines to seek adventure and goes off to Egypt where she finds pyramids, mummies, new friends, and mysteries.