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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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Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it
4.0 The Crocodile on the Sandbank
Book #1 in the Amelia Peabody Series. I thoroughly enjoyed this story. This is how Amelia met her husband, Radcliffe Emerson, her brother-in-law, Walter, and his wife, Evelyn. So many things to laugh at in the story. Loved that she is a no-nonsense persona and takes on the challenge of being a wo...
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it
5.0 Crocodile on the Sandbank
I cannot believe I've never read these books before now. This book was published one year after I was born. I've heard about them for ages. Anyway, I was thoroughly charmed by this book, and by Amelia, Emerson, Evelyn, and Walter. Amelia, though, in particular. I utterly adored her voice. I have...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.0 Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
Series: Amelia Peabody #1 I didn’t like the tone this book started off with, and I found Amelia really annoying, at least at the start. She grew on me once she picked up Evelyn as a companion, however. I did like their interactions. Amelia, a rich Englishwoman, has travelled to Rome from where she...
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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.
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