Tomb of the Golden BirdLarge Print - 2006
In 1922, as her husband Emerson unsuccessfully tries to persuade his rival Howard Carter to turn over digging rights in the Valley of the King to him, Amelia Peabody and her family head for Luxor to search for the long-lost tomb of King Tut, only to become embroiled in a dangerous web of kidnapping, betrayal, and intrigue that may involve Emerson's charming half-brother. (Mystery & Detective)
In New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Peters's most eagerly anticipated Amelia Peabody adventure to date, the incomparable Emerson clan is a hairbreadth away from unearthing the legendary site they've been searching for: the tomb of the little-known king Tutankhamon. But a sinister plot and a dark family secret stand in the way of their ultimate ambition and threaten to change things forever. . . .