Books by Elizabeth Peters

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The Painted Queen

Dictionary.com describes the term ‘camp’ as “Deliberate affectation or exaggeration of style, especially of popular or outdated style, for ironic or humorous effect.” That’s an excellent descriptor of the writing style used in this final Amelia Peabody novel, The Painted Queen. Begun by El ...

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Laughter of Dead Kings

Laughter of Dead Kings is the long-awaited final episode in Elizabeth Peters' Vicky Bliss series. While I found it to be an enjoyable read, my appreciation must be placed within the context of being a longtime fan of Ms. Peters' Amelia Peabody series, as well as a more recent fan of this one. Vic ...

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Crocodile on the Sandbank

I first read Crocodile on the Sandbank more than 20 years ago, and fell in love with Amelia Peabody, Emerson, and the rest of the gang. I've thought fondly of the book ever since, but managed to forget the title and the author. Finally, in 2002 I did some searches on the web and discovered not only ...