The Mummy Case by Elizabeth Peters (Amelia Peabody #3)

The Mummy Case it’s the third book by Elizabeth Peters in the Amelia Peabody series, which finds Amelia and Emerson in a rather boring setting, digging up places that are simply not worth their time, as Radcliff Emerson kindly comments. He’d rather prefer to excavate the Black Pyramid at Dahshoor, and not it’s shadow located close enough, but not quite within his reach, at Mazghunah, which is a simple burial ground from a later period than Radcliff loves to spend his time with. The only highlight of their entire archaeological expedition is Walter (Ramses as he is routinely called), their […] Read more »

The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters (Amelia Peabody #2)

The Curse of the Pharaos

I read The Curse of the Pharaohs years ago when I first discovered the archaeological mystery genre (I think it was, in fact, Elizabeth Peters’ books that made me aware of this genre in the first place). I read all of the series within just a few short weeks. In this second installment of the Amelia Peabody mystery series, we find Amelia and her darling husband, Radcliffe, living happily a quiet and content life in Kent. They have a son, William (also called Ramses – guess why!) and the story starts about 4 years after the end of the first […] Read more »