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Elizabeth Peters

Biography

Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters was born and brought up in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute.  Peters was named Grand Master at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986 and Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America at the Edgar Awards in 1998.  She lives in a historic farmhouse in western Maryland.

Elizabeth Peters

Books by Elizabeth Peters

by Elizabeth Peters and Joan Hess - Fiction, Mystery

Amelia is relaxing in a well-earned bubble bath in her elegant hotel suite in Cairo, when a man with knife protruding from his back staggers into the bath chamber and utters a single word --- “Murder” --- before collapsing on the tiled floor, dead. It quickly becomes apparent that someone saved Amelia from a would-be assassin. Discovering a terse note clearly meant for Emerson pushed under their door, there can be only one answer: the brilliant master of disguise, Sethos. But neither assassins nor the Genius of Crime will deter Amelia as she and Emerson head to the excavation site at Amarna, where they will witness the discovery of one of the most precious Egyptian artifacts: the iconic Nefertiti bust.

by Elizabeth Peters - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

It's true: the last camel is gone, leaving Amelia, Emerson and Ramses to bake under the desert sun in the winter of 1897. Armed with a mysterious note and map, they have been commissioned to locate a lost English aristocrat and his wife, who disappeared over a decade ago.