Review: The Snake, The Crocodile, and the Dog by Elizabeth Peters

Amelia and Emerson are returning to Egypt for another year of excavation, but for the first time in years they will be alone. Unfortunately, their plans are quickly changed when Emerson emerges from an ambush with no memory of Amelia.  This was an interesting one because we finally return to just Amelia and Emerson in … More Review: The Snake, The Crocodile, and the Dog by Elizabeth Peters

Review: The Dark Deception by Morgan Baden

After solving the previous mystery, Daphne and Velma are now trying to figure out what is going on with Shaggy. But before they find anything, a new mystery arrives that might involve the original settlers’ disappearances.  This was another wonderful mystery with Daphne and Velma. They have finally mended their friendship and have reinstated Mystery … More Review: The Dark Deception by Morgan Baden

ARC Review: A Good Day for Chardonnay by Darynda Jones

Trigger Warnings: child kidnapping, critical injuries to minors, death of a parent; grief; murder, violence. References to rape Turns out being a sheriff is a lot harder than Sunshine Vicram expected, but she still loves it. Sunshine has another unresolved mystery on her hands with the return of one of her very first cases as … More ARC Review: A Good Day for Chardonnay by Darynda Jones

Review: The Deeds of the Disturber by Elizabeth Peters

Title: The Deeds of the Disturber Author: Elizabeth Peters Series: Amelia Peabody #5 Genre: Historical Mystery Pages: 483 Read: March 2, 2021 Back in London, Amelia and Emerson discover that the night watchmen at the museum have been killed and rumors of a mummy’s curse is the cause. Between spending time with her son and … More Review: The Deeds of the Disturber by Elizabeth Peters

Review: Lion in the Valley by Elizabeth Peters

Title: Lion in the Valley Author: Elizabeth Peters Series: Amelia Peabody #4 Genre: Historical Mystery Pages: 384 Read: February 23, 2021 The 1895-96 season appears to be a promising one for the Emerson family. They are excavating at the Black Pyramid in Dashoor but the Master Criminal won’t give them a peaceful excavation.  While I … More Review: Lion in the Valley by Elizabeth Peters

Review: The Mummy Case by Elizabeth Peters

Title: The Mummy  Case Author: Elizabeth Peters Series: Amelia Peabody #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Pages: 408 Read: February 6, 2021 Amelia and Radcliffe Emerson are heading back to Egypt for a season of digging at Mazghunah. They have decided to take their son, Rameses, with them this time. While their excavation site isn’t’ very exciting, … More Review: The Mummy Case by Elizabeth Peters

Review: The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters

Title: The Curse of the Pharaohs Author: Elizabeth Peters Series: Amelia Peabody #2 Genre: Historical Mystery Pages: 307 Read: January 30, 2021 It has been five years since Amelia and Emerson have excavated in Egypt because of their toddler Ramses. When an old friend of Emerson’s asks him to continue the excavations of her late … More Review: The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters

Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters

Amelia Peabody, a rebel of the Victorian age, embarks on an Egyptian adventure expecting to explore the sites and see past history. Instead she rescues a young Evelyn Barton-Forbes, who was abandoned by her scoundrel lover, solves a mystery of a haunting mummy, and falls for the dashing but annoying Radcliffe.  I slowly read this … More Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters