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Amelia Peabody Emerson and Family are back in Egypt, this time working at the famous pyramids of Giza. Will Nefret and Ramses get married? Professor Emerson has made an exciting discovery. Sethos has been discovered again.
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At the end of 1914, Amelia Peobody and her archaeologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson, find themselves back in Egypt for another season of excavations. Trouble is brewing in Cairo which will involve their pacifist, yet headstrong son Ramses, their beautiful ward Nefret, Percy, their evil nephew, and Amelia's villainous archnemesis, Sethos, the Master Criminal. A World War is upon them and they find themselves caught up in the political hurricane surrounding it.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   1900-1920's Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   search for valuable art/artifacts    -   search for gems/treasure/money General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes Who's the criminal enemy here?    -   finding a known killer

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   scholar    -   explorer Age:    -   40's-50's


Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   Arabic Africa Desert?    -   Yes Desert:    -   hostile arabs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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