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by Elizabeth Peters
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 11 months ago
The 1895-96 season promises to be an exceptional one for Amelia Peabody, her dashing Egyptologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson, and their precocious (some might say rambunctious) eight-year-old son, Ramses. The long-denied permission to dig at the pyramids of Dahshoor has finally been granted, and the...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it 4 years ago
I really liked this story for one because it was set in Egypt and the exotic locale always makes the plot line just that much better to me. I really enjoyed the twist at the end involving the "Master Criminal." Peters makes all of her characters really likeable and I even like the Master Criminal no...
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it 5 years ago
In this fourth entry in the Amelia Peabody series, the Emersons (with Ramses and Bastet, of course) return to Egypt, and this time they get to excavate at the pyramids of Dashoor. Amelia is in raptures, with a chance to have a pyramid of her very own to explore. But when an adversary is discovered m...
C. P. Lesley
C. P. Lesley rated it 6 years ago
It is always interesting to return to a book I once loved. Sometimes the books are better than I remembered—as the same author's Curse of the Pharaohs proved to be. Sometimes they don't seem as good. Alas, that was the case here. The series is becoming more Rider Haggard-like, Amelia increasingly pr...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 6 years ago
I found that I didn't care, seriously if the characters had all been suddenly killed I would have cheered their murderer on, I reckoned I would be better off abandoning it and heading for other reads, some day I may return but I doubt it. Amelia, her husband and son are back in Egypt for a dig. t...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
Dashur.3* Crocodile on the Sandbank3* The Curse of the Pharoahs3* The Mummy Case2* Lion in the Valley3* Red Land, Black Land: Daily Life in Ancient EgyptSummer 2013 Egyptian Encounters:Cleopatra (1963)3* The Mummy Curse2* Alexandria: The Last Nights of Cleopatra4* The Complete Valley of the Kings1* ...
Barbara's Booky Blog
Barbara's Booky Blog rated it 6 years ago
Returning to Egypt to excavate the pyramids at Dahshoor, Amelia Peabody, Radcliffe Emerson, and their 8-year-old son Walter Peabody Emerson, a.k.a. Ramses the walking/talking encyclopedia. Right now Ramses is my favorite character. He is just so infuriatingly clever, logical and verbose. He can tal...
What I'm reading
What I'm reading rated it 9 years ago
A mix bag for this one. On one hand I liked the archaeological sides. I liked Ramses then again, I always like Ramses. I can still see Emerson as a earlier reincarnation of Daniel Jackson. I still like Amelia. The setting was familiar since Lion in the Valley is an almost sequel to The Mummy Case. S...
Amadan na Briona
Amadan na Briona rated it 19 years ago
I think I enjoyed this one a little more than the others because, surprisingly, the addition of a precocious child to the mix actually made the story more amusing.
Jessicathecat rated it 19 years ago
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