WorldCat Identities

Peters, Elizabeth 1927-2013

Overview
Works: 405 works in 3,157 publications in 7 languages and 126,697 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Thrillers (Fiction)  History  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor, Performer
Classifications: PS3563.E747, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Peters
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Peters
Lion in the valley : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

66 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia's investigation of some ancient pyramids throws her once again in the path of that arch villain, Sethos, the Master Criminal
Tomb of the golden bird by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 3,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1922, as her husband Radcliffe Emerson unsuccessfully tries to persuade his rival Howard Carter to turn over digging rights in the Valley of the Kings to him, Amelia Peabody and her family head for Luxor to search for the long-lost tomb of King Tut
A river in the sky : a novel by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia and Emerson follow an expedition searching for the vanished treasures of the Temple in Jerusalem. Besides suspecting the leader of the expedition of inept excavation practices, they believe him to be secretly working for German intelligence
The serpent on the crown by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Emersons learn of a mysterious death that has been attributed to a curse, a situation that enables Amelia Peabody and her family to enter the banned Valley of the Kings in order to return a stolen statue
Lord of the silent by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the newest "Amelia Peabody Mystery", the intrepid Egyptologist risks life, limb, and her second-best hat in 1915 Cairo. Amelia and her handsome archeologist husband defy German submarines and warring Senussi to embark on another season of exploration and crime solving. Endpaper maps
The snake, the crocodile, and the dog by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

50 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia Peabody and her husband's lives are threatened when they embark for the pyramids of ancient Egypt
The mummy case by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

58 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgusted when he is denied access to the pyramids of Dahshoor and assigned to a "rubble heap," Emerson finds his curiosity piqued when an antiquities dealer is murdered and a mummy case disappears
The last camel died at noon by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

48 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archeologist Amelia and her family are sent to the Nubian desert to find the explorer Willoughby Forth
The laughter of dead kings by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vicky Bliss, peerless art historian and sleuth, searches for solutions to more than one heinous offense in the ever-shifting sands of Egypt's mysterious Valley of the Kings. When her longtime significant other, John Tregarth, the suave and dangerously charming international art thief, is accused of taking a world-famous, one-of-a-kind historic relic, it is up to Bliss to clear his name
Crocodile on the sandbank by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

69 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

32-year-old Victorian gentlewoman, Amelia Peabody receives a rather large inheritance and decides to use it for travel. On her way through Rome to Egypt, she meets a young woman abandoned by her lover and left with no means of support. Amelia promptly takes Evelyn under her wing, insisting that the young lady accompany her to Egypt, where Amelia plans to indulge her passion for Egyptology. When Evelyn becomes the target of an aborted kidnapping and the focus of a series of suspicious accidents, Amelia becomes convinced of a plot to harm her young friend. Like any self-respecting sleuth, Amelia sets out to discover who is behind it all
Seeing a large cat by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

44 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While digging in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, English archeologist Amelia Peabody discovers the mummified body of a recently dead woman. The victim was the fourth wife of a famous archeologist and she disappeared five years earlier, supposedly eloping with a lover. Amelia turns sleuth
The falcon at the portal : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

48 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Egypt to excavate pyramids, Amelia Emerson and her husband investigate an attempt to kill their son, Ramses. The incident appears connected to a friend of Ramses who is selling forged artifacts
The hippopotamus pool by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 19th Century archeologists, Amelia Peabody and Radcliffe Emerson, arrive in Egypt with children to explore the site of Queen Tetisheri's tomb in Thebes. All goes well until their son, Ramses, is kidnaped. By the author of The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog
The ape who guards the balance : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

47 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleuth Amelia Peabody Emerson and her family experience various adventures in Egypt early this century while accompanying her husband who is digging in tombs. The boys go undercover in search of a villain while the daughter becomes involved in the local version of women's lib. By the author of Seeing a Large Cat
The deeds of the disturber : an Amelia Peabody mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

46 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A night watchman is found dead in the Mummy Room of the British Museum, a look of horror frozen on his face. Before Amelia can respond, a pair of dissolute aristocrats with shady pasts appear in her life, together with supernatural curses
Night train to Memphis by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On learning of a plot to rob the treasure-filled Cairo museum, Vicky Bliss, the assistant curator of the Munich National Museum, joins a Nile cruise. The object of the trip is to prevent the burglary by identifying the burglar: the wily Sir John, a master of disguise, who has been her most dangerous antagonist and her occasional lover. By the author of The Last Camel Died at Noon
The curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

67 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia Emerson and her archaeologist husband leave England to assume leadership of an expedition in Egypt struck with tragedy and mystery
Trojan gold : a Vicky Bliss mystery by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

45 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the posh ski resorts of Southern Germany, this novel follows the adventures of art historian Vicky Bliss as she searches for the famous gold of Troy
Naked once more by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jacqueline Kirby is hired to write a sequel to Kathleen Darcy's Naked in the Ice, she falls prey to a series of nasty accidents. Maybe Kathleen Darcy's disappearance seven years ago wasn't suicide after all
The golden one by Elizabeth Peters( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisiting Egypt in 1917 with her husband, son, and daughter-in-law, Egyptologist Amelia Peabody stumbles across a murdered body, a situation that is complicated by an assignment from British intelligence and her daughter-in-law's troubling secret
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityMertz, Barbara

Mertz, Barbara

Mertz, Barbara 1927-2013

Metz, Barbara G., 1927-

Metz, Barbara Gross

Michaelis, Barbara 1927-

Michaelis, Barbara 1927-2013

Michaels B. 1927-

Michaels, Barbara.

Michaels, Barbara 1927-

Michaels, Barbara 1927-2013

Peters, Barbara 1927-

Peters, Barbara 1927-2013

Peters E. 1927-

Peters Elizabeta

Peters, Elizabeth.

Pītera, Elizabete

Piters, Elizabet

Piters, Ėlizabet 1927-

Piters, Ėlizabet, 1927-2013

Мертц Б. 1927-

إليزابيث بيترز، 1927-

ピーターズ, エリザベス

Languages
English (793)

German (49)

French (30)

Spanish (4)

Italian (3)

Russian (3)

Turkish (2)