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The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog (Amelia Peabody, Bk 7)
The Snake the Crocodile and the Dog - Amelia Peabody, Bk 7 Author:Elizabeth Peters A brand-new Elizabeth Peters novel is one of the uncompromising pleasures in life. In her previous outing, The Last Camel Died at Noon, Amelia Peabody and her dashing husband, Emerson, discoverd a fabulous lost oasis in the Nubian desert. Now, in the seventh mystery in the series, the Emerson-Peabodys are traveling up the Nile once again to enco... more »unter their most deadly adversary, the Master Criminal, who is back at his sinister best.
Amelia Peabody was unabashadly proud of her newest translation, a fragment of the ancient fairytale "The Doomed Prince." Later, she would wonder why no sense of foreboding struck her as she retold the story of the king's favorite son who had been warned that he would die from the snake, the crocodile, or the dog. Little did she realize, as she and her beloved husband sailed blissfully toward the pyramids of ancient Egypt, that those very beasts (and a cat as well) would be part of a deadly plot.« less