The Painted Queen: An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense

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Product Details

Price
$27.99
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.2 X 1.2 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062083517

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About the Author

Elizabeth Peters earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute. During her fifty-year career, she wrote more than seventy novels and three nonfiction books on Egypt. She received numerous writing awards and, in 2012, was given the first Amelia Peabody Award, created in her honor. She died in 2013, leaving a partially completed manuscript of The Painted Queen.

Joan Hess is the author of the critically acclaimed Maggody mysteries, including Muletrain to Maggody, Maggody and the Moonbeams, Misery Loves Maggody, and M[email protected], nominated for the prestigious Nero Wolfe Award. She has received numerous awards, including the American Mystery Award, the Agatha Award, the Drood Review Readers' Award, and the Macavity Award. A former president of the American Crime Writers League, she is currently president of the Arkansas Mystery Writers Alliance, as well as a member of Sisters in Crime. Joan Hess lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Reviews

"Amelia has really pitched a tent in our hearts."--Philadelphia Inquirer
"Amelia Peabody, the bossy archaeologist in Elizabeth Peters's romantic adventures set in Egypt at the end of the last century, makes a perfect companion for a cruise up the Nile."--New York Times
"Amelia is rather like Indiana Jones, Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple all rolled into one."--Washington Post Book World
"Peters's wily cast of characters keeps the reader coming back for more."--San Francisco Chronicle
"Grand adventure."--Toronto Sun
"[A] jewel of a series."--New York Times Book Review
"Once again, MWA Grandmaster Peters uses vivid settings, sharp characterizations, and deft dialogue to transport the reader to another time and place."--Publishers Weekly
"No one is better at juggling torches while dancing on a high wire than Elizabeth Peters."--Chicago Tribune
"[T]he Emerson clan takes a fitting final bow as the curtain falls on a pioneering career."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Devoted Amelia Peabody fans will read this book with tears in their eyes as they bid farewell to these much-loved characters (and author)."--Library Journal
"Deeply satisfying. . . . The joy of the Amelia books has always been their elegant sense of humor . . . Peters manages to satirize romantic thrillers while producing some of the finest in the genre."--The New York Times Book Review