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Joan Hess

Biography

Joan Hess

Joan Hess

Books by Joan Hess

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.