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.
Birth date: September 29, 1927
Died: August 08, 2013
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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....
This book was nowhere near as good as the first. It was almost like a comedy routine to me. Mrs Peabody seemed more dumb and I thought so many of the things she did were just putting herself in danger rather than helping. There was no common sense in evidence. I couldn't wait until the book was ...
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.
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...
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...