The Curse of the Kings Author:Victoria Holt One of the world's most popular authors blends her well-known mastery of romance and suspense with the adventure of a search for ancient treasures in the land of the Pharaohs. For centuries, the Pharoahs' tombs had been haunted by a curse: whoever disturbed the sleep of the kings would die. But surely a scientific expedition could not be hindere... more »d by an anciant supersition.
Or at least so Judith Osmaond believed when she read of the curse in the quiet of rural Cornwall. An apparent orphan, she had been educated by the local squire, who encouraged the childhood interest in archaelogy that would become her lifelong passion. The only stronger love she felt was for the brilliant scion of another noble family of the district - a young man who wwas one of the era's leading archaeologists. But both her loves seemed fated to remain forever distant. Then, through a series of unforseen circumstances. Judith Osmond found herself with greater happiness then she had ever known - and found, as well, the strange power of the Curse of the Kings.« less