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By Elizabeth Peters

Big apple instances bestselling writer Elizabeth Peters brings again loved 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 global struggle I. . . .
August 1910. Banned from the Valley of the Kings by way of the Antiquities carrier, Amelia Peabody and her husband, Emerson, are stress-free at domestic in Kent, having fun with the tranquil great thing about summer season. yet experience quickly beckons once they are persuaded to persist with would-be archaeologist significant George Morley on an excursion to Palestine, a province of the crumbling, corrupt Ottoman Empire and the Holy Land of 3 religions. trying to find the vanished treasures of the Temple in Jerusalem, Morley is decided to unearth the mythical Ark of the Covenant.
The skeptical Emerson wishes no a part of the scheme till a request from the battle 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 fire up hassle during this politically unstable land. Emerson can't think that the possible inept Morley is a German undercover agent, yet might he be mistaken?
Determined to avoid a catastrophically unprofessional excavation which can spoil invaluable old reveals in addition to reason an armed protest through infuriated Christians, Jews, and Muslims who view the Temple Mount, sometimes called the Dome of the Rock, as sacred, Amelia, Emerson, and corporate head to Palestine. although it isn't to her cherished 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, besides the fact that, he's distracted via an strange social gathering of tourists who've arrived in Samaria, together with a German lady archaeologist and a mysterious guy of unknown nationality and previous. regrettably, Ramses's insatiable interest and his knack for difficulty lead him to a startling discovery: info he needs to go 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 abilities and wiles to discover the reality, hinder a bloody holy warfare, and keep their son from the clutches of a nefarious enemy during this splendidly attractive story chock-full of thrills, secret, and bold from the inimitable Elizabeth Peters.

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