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3.0015923566879 out of 53.0015923566879 out of 53.0015923566879 out of 53.0015923566879 out of 53.0015923566879 out of 5 3.00 (1,256 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jennifer Bradbury Narrator: Elissa Steele Publisher: Listening Library Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Agnes Wilkins is standing in front of an Egyptian mummy, about to make the first cut into the wrappings, about to unlock ancient (and not-so-ancient) history.

Maybe you think this girl is wearing a pith helmet with antique dust swirling around her.

Maybe you think she is a young Egyptologist who has arrived in Cairo on camelback.

Maybe she would like to think that too. Agnes Wilkins dreams of adventures that reach beyond the garden walls, but reality for a 17-year-old debutante in 1815 London does not allow for camels - or dust, even. No, Agnes can only see a mummy when she is wearing a new silk gown and standing on the verdant lawns of Lord Showalter's estate, with chaperones fussing about and strolling sitar players straining to create an exotic atmosphere for the first party of the season. An unwrapping.

This is the start of it all, Agnes's debut season, the pretty girl parade that offers only ever-shrinking options: home, husband, and high society. It's also the start of something else, because the mummy Agnes unwraps isn't just a mummy. It's a host for a secret that could unravel a new destiny - unleashing mystery, an international intrigue, and possibly a curse in the bargain.

Get wrapped up in the adventure... but keep your wits about you, dear Agnes.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jeffrey Lawson | 2/10/2014

    " Bradbury has created a delightful mixture of The X-Files (but not quite so freaky), Jane Austen (but not quite so much romance), and Spy Games (but not quite so serious). I really enjoyed Wrapped. Yes, it is a little far fetched, but it is so much fun. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Terry Smith | 2/6/2014

    " Stayed up till one thirty this moringing to finish this book. Was hoping for a two hour delay. Didn't happen. Really enjoyed this book and hope there are more on the way. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Emily Donner | 1/26/2014

    " This book combined two things that I love: Egyptology and 1800s high society London. Those things do not seem to go together, but Jennifer Bradbury manages it here. I thought the romance and the espionage aspect were fun, although quite unrealistic. What drew me to this book originally was the gorgeous cover. Finding out is about mummies made me want to read it even more. The story was fun, the mystery kept you reading, but in the end it was just an okay book. I have read worse and better. I still have several middle schoolers I would recommend this too though. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Laureen Cutrona | 1/22/2014

    " cute! i wonder if there'll be another... :) "

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