By Elizabeth Peters
“Between Amelia Peabody and Indiana Jones, it’s Amelia—in wit and daring—by a landslide.”
—New York instances ebook Review
Intrepid archaeologist and greater sleuth Amelia Peabody returns in A River within the Sky. during this breathtaking new experience, New York Times bestselling Grand grasp Elizabeth Peters transports the indomitable Amelia and her family members, the Emersons, from their ordinary milieu, early twentieth-century Egypt, to an exciting—and dangerous—new locale: Palestine! A story choked with surroundings, intrigue, and thrills, A River within the Sky is additional evidence that “Peters has few opponents” (Houston Chronicle).
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But before Mr. Morley could do so, Panagopolous leaped to his feet and began speaking in tongues. Genuine, actual languages, that is to say. I recognized Hebrew and Latin, and what sounded like Greek; but his speech was so disjointed and his voice so high-pitched I understood only a few words. He might have been the reincarnation of one of the Old Testament prophets: eyes blazing, hair and beard bristling, arms flailing. “What the devil,” Emerson exclaimed. ” “Don’t touch him,” Morley said. “He is not ill.
I did know how he was. Ramses had a habit, a propensity, one might say, for getting into trouble. It would take too many pages of this journal to compile a list of his adventures, which included being kidnapped off the top of a pyramid, being temporarily entombed in another, stealing a lion…But as I have said, the list is long. Candor compels me to admit that certain of Ramses’s escapades were due in part to the activities of his father and myself, for our dedication to truth and justice had occasionally brought us into contact with various criminal elements—tomb robbers, forgers, a murderer or two, and even a Master Criminal.
Emerson’s wish to avoid lawsuits. Students of this somewhat obscure period may be reminded of actual events and/or individuals. The editor does not feel it is her responsibility to verify or deny such theories. Chapter One Emerson looked up from the book he was reading. ” As I have said before, and never tire of repeating, my husband is the greatest Egyptologist of this or any other century. It cannot be denied, however, that he holds somewhat unorthodox opinions on certain subjects. Prejudiced he is not; his critical comments are applied indiscriminately to all the major world religions, and not a few of the minor ones.