The Ape Who Guards the Balance by Elizabeth Peters audiobook

The Ape Who Guards the Balance

By Elizabeth Peters
Read by Barbara Rosenblat

Recorded Books, Inc.

The Amelia Peabody Mysteries: Book 10

15.62 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Against the romantic backdrop of Edwardian Egypt, the irresistible Amelia Peabody and her charmingly unconventional family prove themselves to be formidable foes of villainy. In The Ape Who Guards the Balance Amelia must muster all of her considerable skills of detection to unravel a snarled web of stolen archeological treasures, murderous cults, and fallen women. The Peabody-Emerson family has set sail for Egypt and the 1907 archaeological season. But a mint-condition papyrus of the Book of the Dead falls into their hands, and the prospects for the 1907 archaeological season turn deadly. This captivating best-seller showcases the talent that caused the Mystery Writers of America to name Elizabeth Peters a Grand Master. With Barbara Rosenblat's dazzling narration, you will find yourself held pleasurably in the balance of this exotic mystery. An interview with Elizabeth Peters concludes this audio production.

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Summary

Summary

A USA Today bestseller

An Agatha Award Nominee for Best Novel in 1998

Against the romantic backdrop of Edwardian Egypt, the irresistible Amelia Peabody and her charmingly unconventional family prove themselves to be formidable foes of villainy. In The Ape Who Guards the Balance Amelia must muster all of her considerable skills of detection to unravel a snarled web of stolen archeological treasures, murderous cults, and fallen women. The Peabody-Emerson family has set sail for Egypt and the 1907 archaeological season. But a mint-condition papyrus of the Book of the Dead falls into their hands, and the prospects for the 1907 archaeological season turn deadly. This captivating best-seller showcases the talent that caused the Mystery Writers of America to name Elizabeth Peters a Grand Master. With Barbara Rosenblat's dazzling narration, you will find yourself held pleasurably in the balance of this exotic mystery. An interview with Elizabeth Peters concludes this audio production.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Elizabeth Peters’ intrepid Eyptologist Amelia Peabody is off to excavate another tomb—and damn the danger…Amelia remains an irrepressible delight.” New York Times Book Review
“Delightful characters…[and] engrossing plot and writing of the highest caliber.” Washington Times
“She’s back! And lovers of the Amelia Peabody Emerson series will rejoice…The unexpected always happens when Peabody is around…This book maintains [Peters’] reputation as a mistress of plot.” Charleston Post and Courier
“Rich in characterization, incident, and humor, this latest adventure of Amelia Peabody is a grand, galloping adventure with a heart as big as the Great Pyramid itself.” Publishers Weekly
“It takes a rare talent to sustain high quality in a long-running series. Elizabeth Peters not only maintains this quality, she continues to exceed expectations with each new book in the Amelia Peabody series.” RT Book Reviews (4½ gold stars, Top Pick!)

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Author

Author Bio: Elizabeth Peters

Author Bio: Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters (1927–2013) was born and brought up in Illinois. She earned her PhD in Egyptology from the University of Chicago’s famed Oriental Institute and went on to become a New York Times bestselling author whose novels were often set against historical backdrops. Peters was named Grand Master at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986 and Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America at the Edgar Awards in 1998. She also wrote books under the names Barbara Mertz and Barbara Michaels.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 15.62
Audience: Adult
Language: English