Amelia Peabody is one of the good ones. She is a feminist, but totally loves her husband and child. She is a "busybody" but aren't all the good female investigators? In this one she and her husband are called to Egypt to investigate a recently discovered tomb - with a curse! Cats, kids, curses, killings.....this one has it all.
Amelia Peabody is at it again! After the birth of her and Emersons son, Ramses and a 5 year hiatus from Egypt they jump at the chance to take over digging at a cursed tomb site. Death follows them, frustrating their work, spooking their workers and leading to both Peabody and Emerson nearly killing each other in the process!
The book is a fun read, but I didn't enjoy it as much as I remember enjoying the first book in the Amelia Peabody series, "Crocodile on the Sandbank." I assume that the introduction of Amelia and Emerson's son, Ramses, just a toddler in this book, means the inclusion of a new character in the series. I guessed the murderer early in the book, so for those who enjoy trying to solve a mystery, you'll probably find this unsatisfying. Sections in this book also are a little too "romancy," which is not surprising considering Peters is also Barbara Michaels.
But, I do like the characters, so I'll no doubt continue on with this series.
Amelia and Emerson return to Egypt to explore a site where its previous archeologist died-was the cause the curse or was he murdered?
Very good book
One of my absolute favorites in high school and beyond. I read this book, and the others in the series, many, many times.