the ape who guards the balance (amelia peabody mysteries) by elizabeth peters

Posted on February 1, 2008


The Ape Who Guards the Balance10th in a series of 15 or 16 volumes–still counting, very likely (aaargh!), it’s about an archaeologist couple with a growing family coping with one Egyptian mystery after another. there’s romance, a master criminal with dark designs on the heroine, crocodiles, tombs, curses, and characters that begin off as aloof but grow on you. in this volume, a spurned woman is indeed the worst enemy there is.

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