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Elizabeth Peters
ELIZABETH PETERS, whose New York Times best-selling novels are often set against historical backdrops, earned a Ph.D. in Egyptology at the University of Chicago. She also writes best-selling books under the pseudonym Barbara Michaels. She lives in Frederick, Maryland. show more

ELIZABETH PETERS, whose New York Times best-selling novels are often set against historical backdrops, earned a Ph.D. in Egyptology at the University of Chicago. She also writes best-selling books under the pseudonym Barbara Michaels. She lives in Frederick, Maryland.
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Birth date: September 29, 1927
Died: August 08, 2013
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Tannat
Tannat rated it 4 years ago
Series: Amelia Peabody #7 As I stated in my previous update, it may have been a mistake to jump to the seventh book directly after the first. It’s possible that I would have been more invested in the characters and more lenient with some of the narrative twists and turns that presented themselves....
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it 4 years ago
Not much of a review, but I enjoyed this one almost as much as the first in the series, and I look forward to reading more about Amelia's adventures in the remaining books in this series.
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 5 years ago
I'm not at all sure what to say about this book. It's ... not great. Definitely not one of Peters' best by a long shot, but it's oddly readable. The MC, Elizabeth, is on the plane, on her way to Denmark for a long awaited vacation, when she spots her literary idol on the plane too. In an effo...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it 5 years ago
This was my third Barbara Michaels for Halloween bingo, and I am using it to claim Fear the Drowning Deep, which is also the final square to black out my bingo board. It is a bit of a stretch, but involves a main character who goes to the island of Thera (now called Santorini) to spend the summer di...
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it 6 years ago
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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