1) Boar Island
"Between Amelia Peabody and Indiana Jones, it's Amelia—in wit and daring—by a landslide."
—New York Times Book Review
Intrepid archaeologist and superior sleuth Amelia Peabody returns in A River in the Sky. In this breathtaking new adventure, New York Times bestselling Grand Master Elizabeth Peters transports the indomitable Amelia and her family, the Emersons, from their usual milieu, early twentieth-century Egypt,...
4) Dark tort
Goldy Bear is the bright, opinionated, wildly inventive caterer whose personal life is a recipe for disaster, with bills taking a bite out of her budget and her abusive ex-husband making tasteless threats. Determined to take control, Goldy moves her business to the ritzy Aspen Meadow Country Club. Soon she’s preparing decadent...
7) Dirty blonde
Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, now a wife and mother, returns in another Victorian-era mystery—to catch a murderer at an excavation of an ancient tomb.
It's 1892, and Amelia and her now-husband Radcliffe Emerson have settled down in Victorian England after their escapade in Egypt. They're raising their young son Ramses and everything seems normal—until they are approached by a damsel in distress. Lady Baskerville's husband,
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
"The book is a form of meditation, written with headlong urgency, about seeing. . . . There is an ambition about her book that I like. . . . It is the ambition to feel." — Eudora Welty, New York Times Book Review
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Roanoke Valley, where Annie Dillard set out to chronicle incidents of "beauty tangled...
11) Hard truth
If you make it across the border, get us help. Some of us care. Do you understand? Right now we desperately need passports and identity papers. The arrests grow insane.
At the very hour this message was en route to the CIA, Mrs. Pollifax was waiting for her night-blooming cereus to do its thing.
14) Liberty falling
15) Winter study
16) The last suppers
17) I thee wed
Stokes is on a peculiar mission, searching for an anonymous thief who has...
20) Wicked widow
Summoning the brilliant, reclusive Artemas Hunt, secret owner of London's...