Biography

Sally Beauman

Sally Beauman is the author of six novels, including the bestselling and acclaimed DESTINY and REBECCA'S TALE. She has also published two works of nonfiction, including THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY: A History of Ten Decades. Her novels have been translated into more than 20 languages. A journalist in Britain and the US before she became a novelist, Sally Beauman lives with her family in London and Gloucestershire, England.

Sally Beauman

Books by Sally Beauman

by Sally Beauman - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In 1922, when 11-year-old Lucy is sent to Egypt to recuperate from typhoid, she meets Frances, the daughter of an American archaeologist. The friendship draws the impressionable young girl into the thrilling world of Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, who are searching for the tomb of boy pharaoh Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings. Lucy discovers the lengths to which people will go to fulfill their deepest desires --- and the lies that become the foundation of their lives.