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Crocodile on the Sandbank|Elizabeth Peters
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Meet Egyptologist Amelia Peabody in the first mystery in the Victorian-era set, New York Times bestselling sparkling series (Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review).

If Indiana Jones were female, a wife, and a mother who lived in Victorian times, he would be Amelia Peabody Emerson.--Publishers Weekly

Amelia Peabody, that indomitable product of the Victorian age, embarks on her debut Egyptian adventure armed with unshakable self-confidence, a journal to record her thoughts, and, of course, a sturdy umbrella. On her way to Cairo, Amelia rescues young Evelyn Barton-Forbes, who has been abandoned by her scoundrel lover. Together the two women sail up the Nile to an archeological site run by the Emerson brothers-the irascible but dashing Radcliffe and the amiable Walter. Soon their little party is increased by one-one mummy that is, and a singularly lively example of the species.

Strange visitations, suspicious accidents, and a botched kidnapping convince Amelia that there is a plot afoot to harm Evelyn. Now Amelia finds herself up against an unknown enemy-and perilous forces that threaten to make her first Egyptian trip also her last . . .

Praise for Elizabeth Peters and Crocodile on the Sandbank
A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key. -Washington Post Book World

Grand views of Egyptian antiquities . . . a sparkling series. -Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review

  • ISBN-13: 9781455572359
  • ISBN-10: 1455572357
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 2013
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 4.25 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.42 pounds
  • Page Count: 352