Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters audiobook

Laughter of Dead Kings

By Elizabeth Peters
Read by Barbara Rosenblat

HarperAudio

The Vicky Bliss Mysteries: Book 6

9.72 Hours Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780061662409

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“A royal treat….Welcome back, Vicky Bliss!...For readers new to Vicky’s sassy and distinctively smart stories, The Laughter of Dead Kings will mark the start of a beautiful friendship.” — Tampa Tribune   New York Times bestselling Grand Master Elizabeth Peters—author of the thrilling fictional exploits of archaeologist Amelia Peabody in the Land of the Pharaohs—brings back beautiful, brainy art expert and sometime sleuth Vicky Bliss for one last adventure in The Laughter of Dead Kings. The incomparable Peters sends Vicky and her colorful entourage racing across modern-day Egypt to investigate the brazen theft of one the ancient desert land’s most priceless treasures. Smart, funny, evocative, and suspenseful, The Laughter of Dead Kings is a fond and fitting farewell to the ever-delightful Vicky…and a superior mystery fit for a King Tutankhamen.

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A New York Times bestseller

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award in October 2008

“A royal treat….Welcome back, Vicky Bliss!...For readers new to Vicky’s sassy and distinctively smart stories, The Laughter of Dead Kings will mark the start of a beautiful friendship.”

Tampa Tribune

 

New York Times bestselling Grand Master Elizabeth Peters—author of the thrilling fictional exploits of archaeologist Amelia Peabody in the Land of the Pharaohs—brings back beautiful, brainy art expert and sometime sleuth Vicky Bliss for one last adventure in The Laughter of Dead Kings. The incomparable Peters sends Vicky and her colorful entourage racing across modern-day Egypt to investigate the brazen theft of one the ancient desert land’s most priceless treasures. Smart, funny, evocative, and suspenseful, The Laughter of Dead Kings is a fond and fitting farewell to the ever-delightful Vicky…and a superior mystery fit for a King Tutankhamen.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A zany romantic suspence story…A mix of action, well-researched history and, snappy dialogue…Sassy and distinctively smart.” Tampa Tribune
“Thoroughly enjoyable, The Laughter of Dead Kings is a veritable soufflé of a mystery novel, fast-paced yet humorous.” Archeology Magazine
“[Peters] brings ancient Egypt accessible…Highly recommended.” Library Journal
“[A]…potent brew of mystery and romance.” Kirkus Reviews
“A wonderfully ingenious and offbeat plot delivers humor, zippy dialogue, and dangerous escapades in full measure.” RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!)

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Author Bio: Elizabeth Peters

Author Bio: Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters (1927–2013) was born and brought up in Illinois. She earned her PhD in Egyptology from the University of Chicago’s famed Oriental Institute and went on to become a New York Times bestselling author whose novels were often set against historical backdrops. Peters was named Grand Master at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986 and Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America at the Edgar Awards in 1998. She also wrote books under the names Barbara Mertz and Barbara Michaels.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 9.72
Audience: Adult
Language: English