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Crocodile on the Sandbank - Elizabeth Peters
Crocodile on the Sandbank
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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... show more
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 murder and a homicidal mummy lay in wait for her.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780445406513 (0445406518)
ASIN: 445406518
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 262
Edition language: English
Series: Amelia Peabody (#1)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Crocodile on the Sandbank / Elizabeth Peters
Set in 1884, this is the first installment in what has become a beloved bestselling series. At thirty-two, strong-willed Amelia Peabody, a self-proclaimed spinster, decides to use her ample inheritance to indulge her passion, Egyptology. On her way to Egypt, Amelia encounters a young woman named Eve...
Redhead Reading
Redhead Reading rated it
4.0 Crocodile on the Sandbank
An absolutely charming book! I'm so glad I listened to this. Amelia is no-nonsense and I love it! She and Emerson definitely get OTP status.A great cast of characters and a wonderful setting.
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
2.0 CROCODILE ON THE SANDBANK by ELIZABETH PETERS
I was surprised at how young the narrator [author:Susan O'Malley|1361285] was when she recorded this because she did really well with a middle aged woman (in her 30s - which I consider extremely young). The story itself was not my favorite. The main character Amelia thinks that because she would f...
Tammie's Reading Reviews
Tammie's Reading Reviews rated it
0.0 Crocodile on the Sandbank
I'm having a hard time with this one. I don't know if it's just my mood, but it isn't holding my interest and to be honest I find Amelia's personality a little off-putting so far. I'm going to put it aside for now and maybe come back to it later.
Malin
Malin rated it
5.0 #CBR7 Book 85: Crocodile on the Sandbank
Intrepid Victorian spinster Amelia Peabody travels to Egypt after her father's death, determined to explore the world and see the treasures she's read about for so many years. On her way through Rome, she is forced to send her companion home, but meets a lovely young lady in distress, and they strik...
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