Elizabeth Peters's A River in the Sky (Amelia Peabody, Book 19) PDF

By Elizabeth Peters

ISBN-10: 0061987964

ISBN-13: 9780061987960

Manhattan instances bestselling writer Elizabeth Peters brings again cherished Egyptologist and beginner sleuth Amelia Peabody in an exhilarating 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 by way of the Antiquities carrier, Amelia Peabody and her husband, Emerson, are enjoyable at domestic in Kent, having fun with the tranquil fantastic thing about summer time. yet experience quickly beckons after they are persuaded to stick to 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. 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 warfare place of work and Buckingham Palace persuades him to reassess. The Germans are expanding their impression in Palestine and British intelligence insists that Morley is an agent of the Kaiser, despatched to fire up difficulty 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 that may smash necessary old reveals 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. even though it's not to her loved 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 though, he's distracted by way of 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 hassle lead him to a startling discovery: info 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 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 enticing story chock-full of thrills, secret, and bold from the inimitable Elizabeth Peters.

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