Elizabeth Peters, Serpent on the Crown

Posted January 8, 2011 by Kathy Davie in

Serpent on the Crown
Series: Amelia Peabody, 17
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The Emersons do have their fun. A sensationalistic authoress thrusts a priceless Egyptian artifact onto Emerson begging him to remove the curse and destroy the black afrit who killed her wealthy husband and now dogging her path. The whole of Luxor is holding its collective breath waiting for one of Emerson’s [in[famous exorcisms as disappearances and beatings occur around them.

Fortunately, David has arrived to protect Ramses’ back as the entire family goes on the hunt for the true culprits and all that is missing. Sethos has shown up as well…I do love that man…he has such a wicked sense of humor! I’m beginning to think Sethos finds his family as challenging as his earlier career(s) and wouldn’t miss out on their adventures for worlds.

And there is more than one villain after more than one treasure with terrible consequences…lots of setting up here for the future.

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