"- 'If Indiana Jones were female, a wife and mother who lived in Victorian times, he would be Amelia Peabody Emerson' - Publishers Weekly - 'A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key' - Washington Post Book World - 'Bursting with surprises, a sheer delight' - New York Times Book Review
At last, the Great War is over. Amelia, her distinguished Egyptologist husband Emerson and their extended family are preparing for another season of excavation in Egypt. To everyone's great joy their son Ramses and his wife Nefret have become parents. Amelia, enjoying her role of fond grandmother, hopes that for once, this will be a quiet year.
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