Children of the Storm by Elizabeth Peters audiobook

Children of the Storm: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense

By Elizabeth Peters
Read by Barbara Rosenblat

HarperAudio 9780066214764

The Amelia Peabody Mysteries: Book 15

15.12 Hours 1
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The Great War has ended at last. Archaeologist Amelia Peabody and her husband, Emerson, the distinguished Egyptologist, no longer fear for the life of their daring son, Ramses, now free from his dangerous wartime obligations to British Intelligence. Delightful new additions to the growing Emerson family and new wonders waiting to be discovered beneath the shifting Egyptian sands mark a time of new beginnings in Luxor. However, the theft of valuable antiquities from the home of a friend -- including a magnificent gold bracelet adorned with the image of the goddess Hathor -- causes great concern. Ramses's encounter with a woman costumed in the veil and gold crown of Hathor herself only deepens the mystery. With those in her circle suddenly plagued by a series of "accidents," Amelia attempts to connect these troubling threads into a pattern. But her investigation is setting her on a collision course with an adversary more formidable than any she has ever encountered. Performed by Barbara Rosenblat.

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Summary

Summary

The Great War has ended at last. Archaeologist Amelia Peabody and her husband, Emerson, the distinguished Egyptologist, no longer fear for the life of their daring son, Ramses, now free from his dangerous wartime obligations to British Intelligence. Delightful new additions to the growing Emerson family and new wonders waiting to be discovered beneath the shifting Egyptian sands mark a time of new beginnings in Luxor.

However, the theft of valuable antiquities from the home of a friend -- including a magnificent gold bracelet adorned with the image of the goddess Hathor -- causes great concern. Ramses's encounter with a woman costumed in the veil and gold crown of Hathor herself only deepens the mystery.

With those in her circle suddenly plagued by a series of "accidents," Amelia attempts to connect these troubling threads into a pattern. But her investigation is setting her on a collision course with an adversary more formidable than any she has ever encountered.

Performed by Barbara Rosenblat.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A fast-moving, intrigue-filled plot…this is an enjoyable read…Her affectionate, give-and-take relationship with her Egyptologist husband, Emerson, continues to enchant.” Publishers Weekly
“Not many authors can take a series through fifteen books and keep it amusing, inventive, and entertaining. That there are now three generations of Emersons just adds to the fun and presents exponentially more possibilities. Elizabeth Peters is a national treasure!” RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!)

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Author Bio: Elizabeth Peters

Author Bio: Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters (1927–2013) was a pen name of Barbara Mertz, who earned her PhD in Egyptology from the University of Chicago’s famed Oriental Institute. Over the course of her fifty-year career she wrote more than seventy mystery and suspense novels and three nonfiction books on Egypt, of which many were New York Times bestsellers. She was the recipient of numerous writing awards, including grandmaster and lifetime achievement awards from the Mystery Writers of America, Malice Domestic, and Bouchercon. In 2012 she was given the first Amelia Peabody Award, created in her honor and named after her major fictional character, at the Malice Domestic convention. She also wrote books under the names Barbara Mertz and Barbara Michaels.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 15.12
Audience: Adult
Language: English