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A River in the Sky: A Novel (Amelia Peabody Mysteries) - Community Reviews back

by Elizabeth Peters
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karenf rated it 6 years ago
I've often said that I love these characters so much I would listen to them read the phone book to each other. Now I feel like I have. Honestly, I found this book kind of boring. My attention would often wander. There are a lot of history lessons and as they are in Jerusalem this time they are m...
mayhap rated it 8 years ago
An okay Amelia Peabody mystery is still a pretty good book.
Meandering Em's
Meandering Em's rated it 8 years ago
This Amelia Peabody book does not take place in Egypt, but in the "Holy Land." I enjoyed the different setting, but did not think the book was as interesting as many others in the series. We have discussed Hezekiah's tunnel in Bible class and so I was pleased to read about Amelia's visit to the t...
DP9 rated it 9 years ago
Felt like it never really got started.
Babs Book Bistro
Babs Book Bistro rated it 9 years ago
Some people I see did not like the book because this book takes place in between 2 others that have already been written. The author tells us that in the first few pages so there should have been no surprise. I however enjoyed reading this book. It does let you see what happened in between the bo...
Sharon E. Cathcart
Sharon E. Cathcart rated it 9 years ago
Elizabeth Peters' latest entry in the Peabody/Emerson series finds the redoubtable couple on their way to Palestine at the behest of the War Office. It's early in the 19th Century, pre-World War I, and there are some concerns at high levels of government that one Major Morley may be in the pay of t...
Genosha is for lovers
Genosha is for lovers rated it 9 years ago
A genuinly charming book for those who like Indiana Jones and Sherlock Holmes but it's just not my thing.
Barbara1951 rated it 50 years ago
3 and a half-ish, but it gets four because it makes me want to go back and reread the whole series from the beginning.
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