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Crocodile on the Sandbank - Elizabeth Peters
Crocodile on the Sandbank
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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.
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.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780446573214 (0446573213)
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Pages no: 226
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...
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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...
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4.0 The Mummy Case / Elizabeth Peters
Radcliffe Emerson, the irascible husband of fellow archaeologist and Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, has earned the nickname "Father of Curses" -- and at Mazghunah he demonstrates why. Denied permission to dig at the pyramids of Dahshoor, he and Amelia are resigned to excavating mounds of rubble in the...
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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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...
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