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Althea Tomlinson came back to Egypt as just another tourist, showing the country to a spoiled seventeen year old. That's what she told herself, anyway. Really, though, what drove her was a desire to discover the truth behind her father's disgrace and subsequent death.

That she knew something was unquestionable. But what? Finding out would clear her father's name, certainly. It could also lead to Althea's death...because the secret is centuries old-as old as the treasure of Nefertiti.

About the Author

Barbara Mertz, who is Barbara Michaels and Elizabeth Peters, holds a Ph.D. in Egyptology from the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. Her first published works were nonfiction books on Egypt. Her first novel, also her first Barbara Michaels novel, was The Master of Blacktower, a mystery. Barbara Michaels writes thriller and mysteries, many with supernatural elements, including The Grey Beginning and Here I Stay.

Elizabeth Peters writes primarily mystery/suspense, most notably the Amelia Peabody, Vicky Bliss, and Jacqueline Kirby titles. Books under the Peters name include: The Copenhagen Connection, The Jackal's Head, Die For Love, The Ape Who Guards the Balance, Trojan Gold, and Lord of the Silence.

Barbara Mertz has been President of the American Crime Writers League and a member of the Board of Governors of The American Research Center in Egypt. She has been named a Grandmaster by the Mystery Writers of America. She lives in Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812500028
Author:
Peters, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Tor Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Egypt
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Women sleuths
Subject:
Suspense fiction
Publication Date:
19881015
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
245
Dimensions:
6.76x4.20x.73 in. .29 lbs.

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