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Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody #18) 7 editions

Cover of: Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody #18) by Elizabeth Peters
About the Book

In New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Peters's most eagerly anticipated Amelia Peabody adventure to date, the incomparable Emerson clan is a hairbreadth away from unearthing the legendary site they've been searching for. But a sinister plot and a dark family secret stand in the way of their ultimate ambition -- and threaten to change things forever. . . .Tomb of the Golden BirdConvinced that the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon lies somewhere in the Valley of the Kings, eminent Egyptologist Radcliffe Emerson and his intrepid wife, Amelia Peabody, seem to have hit a wall. Having been banned forever from the East Valley, Emerson, against Amelia's advice, has tried desperately to persuade Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter to relinquish their digging rights. But Emerson's trickery has backfired, and his insistent interest in the site has made his rivals all the more determined to keep the Emerson clan away.Powerless to intervene but determined to stay close to the unattainable tomb, the family returns to Luxor and prepares to continue their dig in the less promising West Valley -- and to watch from the sidelines as Carter and Carnarvon "discover" the greatest Egyptian treasure of all time: King Tut's tomb. But before their own excavation can get underway, Emerson and his son, Ramses, find themselves lured into a trap by a strange group of villains ominously demanding "Where is he?" Driven by distress -- and, of course, Amelia's insatiable curiosity -- the Emersons embark on a quest to uncover who "he" is and why "he" must be found, only to discover that the answer is uncomfortably close to home. Now Amelia must find a way to protect her family -- and perhaps even her would-be nemesis -- from the sinister forces that will stop at nothing to succeed in the nefarious plot that threatens the peace of the entire region. Filled with heart-stopping suspense, political intrigue, and Amelia Peabody's trademark wit and wisdom, Tomb of the Golden Bird is the latest thrilling installment from the renowned and beloved "grande dame of historical mystery" (Washington Post).

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Excerpts

"RAMSES!" Seated on the terrace of Shepheard's Hotel, I watched with interest as a tall young man stopped and turned, as if in response to the calling of his name.
added anonymously.

7 editions First published in 2006

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Cover of: Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
March 28, 2006, William Morrow
Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
in English
Cover of: Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
March 28, 2006, William Morrow
Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
March 28, 2006, HarperAudio
Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Tomb of the Golden Bird
2006, HarperCollins
Tomb of the Golden Bird
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
March 28, 2006, HarperAudio
Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
in English
Cover of: Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
March 27, 2007, Harper
Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
Mass Market Paperback in English
Cover of: Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
March 27, 2007, Harper
Tomb of the Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)
in English

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