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An exciting Egyptian adventure!
on 22 October 2013
Sasha Fine is used to spending a lot of time in museums; both of her parents work in museums and history is a big part of her life. When a man is shot in front of the British Museum, Sasha and her mother find he was holding an ancient Egyptian relic, his dying words a cryptic puzzle about a tomb and a pyramid.
Along with Sasha's friend Johnny and his father Lord Marlborough, they embark on an adventure straight to Egypt.
Visits to the Great Pyramids of Giza, Cairo and of course the Valley of the Kings mean that there are plenty of historical sites to explore, and more than enough interesting characters to meet, some rather more sinister than others! Can Sasha and Johnny find the hidden tomb of ancient Pharoah Sethmosis? Or will they be turned into mummies before the night is out?!
Victoria Connelly is known for writing "chick lits" and romances. This time she has branched out and has written her first children's novel. It is perfect for young teens, particularly girls though I'm sure boys could find some enjoyment out of it too. It is an easy read but is in no way predictable. I was on the edge of my seat reading it as it was so exciting, and I found myself saying "Oh I'll just read one more chapter... Just one more!" until I had completely devoured the entire novel! I hope that we see more adventures of Sasha and Johnny in the future!
Please note that the author provided me with an e-book format of this novel for me to read and review.