The ghosts of an
ancient past and the specters of a present-day evil are buried in the hot Egyptian
Undeterred by world war and enemy submarines, indomitable
archaeologist-sleuth Amelia Peabody once again sets sail for Egypt.
For Amelia and her family, the allure of Egypt remains as
powerful as ever, even in 1915, as a world war rages on. But nowhere in this
desert land is safe—especially for Amelia’s son Ramses and his beautiful new
wife Nefret. Treachery and peril are pursuing the two young lovers across the
length and breadth of this strange, exotic world, strengthening a bond of
passion and devotion that only death can sever. Cairo has been transformed into
an armed camp teeming with enemy agents, and shockingly bold tomb robbers are
brazenly desecrating the ancient sites. Even remote Luxor provides no guarantee
of safety, especially after Amelia discovers a fresh corpse resting in an ancient
tomb, pulling her deeper into a furious desert storm of intrigue, corruption,
kidnapping, and murder—and toward dark revelations that threaten to awaken the
past … and alter the family’s destiny. Download and start listening now!