I can't wait for the next Peabody story... I really do think [Elizabeth Peters'] books are great entertainment.' (Angela Ripon)
A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key. (Washington Post Book World
Think Miss Marple with early feminist gloss crossed with Indiana Jones... accomplished entertainment. (Guardian
Amelia and her dashing husband Emerson set off for a promising archaeological site in the Sudan, only to be unwillingly drawn into the search for an African explorer and his young bride who went missing twelve years back. Amelia and Emerson must continue making archaeological finds, while doing their best to rescue the innocent.