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Crocodile on the Sandbank - Elizabeth Peters
Crocodile on the Sandbank
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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,... show more
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 Evelyn Barton-Forbes. The two become fast friends and travel on together, encountering mysteries, missing mummies, and Radcliffe Emerson, a dashing and opinionated archaeologist who doesn't need a woman's help -- or so he thinks.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781455572359 (1455572357)
ASIN: 1455572357
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Amelia Peabody (#1)
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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...
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.
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