March 29, 2017

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By Elizabeth Peters

Manhattan occasions bestselling writer Elizabeth Peters brings again cherished Egyptologist and novice sleuth Amelia Peabody in a thrilling story set amid the traditional temples and simmering non secular tensions of Palestine at the eve of worldwide battle I. . . .
August 1910. Banned from the Valley of the Kings via the Antiquities carrier, Amelia Peabody and her husband, Emerson, are enjoyable at domestic in Kent, having fun with the tranquil great thing about summer season. yet event quickly beckons after they are persuaded to persist with would-be archaeologist significant George Morley on an day trip to Palestine, a province of the crumbling, corrupt Ottoman Empire and the Holy Land of 3 religions. looking for the vanished treasures of the Temple in Jerusalem, Morley is set to unearth the mythical Ark of the Covenant.
The skeptical Emerson desires no a part of the scheme until eventually a request from the conflict workplace and Buckingham Palace persuades him to think again. The Germans are expanding their impression in Palestine and British intelligence insists that Morley is an agent of the Kaiser, despatched to fan the flames of hassle during this politically unstable land. Emerson can't think that the doubtless inept Morley is a German undercover agent, yet might he be mistaken?
Determined to avoid a catastrophically unprofessional excavation which could ruin beneficial ancient unearths in addition to reason an armed protest through infuriated Christians, Jews, and Muslims who view the Temple Mount, often referred to as the Dome of the Rock, as sacred, Amelia, Emerson, and corporate head to Palestine. notwithstanding it isn't to her liked Egypt, the journey to Jerusalem also will reunite her along with her good-looking and headstrong son, Ramses, engaged on a dig at Samaria, north of the holy city.
Before Ramses can meet his mom and dad, even if, he's distracted by way of an strange social gathering of tourists who've arrived in Samaria, together with a German girl archaeologist and a mysterious guy of unknown nationality and earlier. regrettably, Ramses's insatiable interest and his knack for hassle lead him to a startling discovery: details he needs to move directly to his mom and dad in Jerusalem—if he can get there alive.
Once back the Peabody-Emerson extended family needs to use all their talents and wiles to discover the reality, hinder a bloody holy conflict, and retailer their son from the clutches of a nefarious enemy during this splendidly enticing story chock-full of thrills, secret, and bold from the inimitable Elizabeth Peters.

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Ich bin von der Polizei. John Cardinal. « �Von der Polizei? Tut mir leid. « �Das macht nichts. « �Das hoffe ich. « �Dr. « Cardinal verschwieg, dass Dr. Schaff sich hinsichtlich ihrer normalen Affekte weitaus weniger optimistisch geäußert hatte. Das Mädchen drehte sich um und stopfte sich die Kissen zurecht. Cardinal erhaschte einen Blick auf blasse Brüste und schaute weg. « Zweifellos war das seitens des Krankenhauses längst geschehen, doch Cardinal öffnete trotzdem den Spind. An einem Drahtbügel hing eine Jeansjacke, daneben eine Jeans.

Mir geht’s gut, Doktor. « Um seinen Magen zu beruhigen, konzentrierte sich Cardinal auf die Hintergrundgeräusche, den Piepton der Monitore, das Surren der Klimaanlage und der Lampen. Auf dem Bildschirm erschien das Instrument als ein Strich aus leuchtendem Metall etwa acht bis zehn Zentimeter im Kopf des Mädchens. �Nähern uns dem Hippocampus …« Red fing zu singen an. »Im Frühtau zu Berge wir zieh’n, fallera …« �Ja, wir kommen auch ganz gut voran, Red. « �Wir sind hinausgegangen, den Sonnenschein zu fangen …« �Okay, wir sind da«, sagte Dr.

Die hab ich noch nie gesehen«, sagte Milcher. « �Weil, wie’s aussieht, eine von Ihren Kugeln in ihrem Schädel steckte«, sagte Cardinal. �Oh, mein Gott. Das ist ja schrecklich. Aber ich hab damit nichts zu tun. Verdammt. « �Hören Sie, ich hab diese Frau noch nie gesehen. Ich habe mit der Sache nichts zu tun. « Alle drei drehten sie sich zu Mrs. Milcher um, die jetzt mit einem Backofenhandschuh im Türrahmen stand. « Mrs. Milcher ließ einen theatralischen Seufzer vom Stapel. »Um die Wahrheit zu sagen, ist mein Mann nie erwachsen geworden.

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