The Deeds of the Disturber By
Can fear kill ? There are those who belive so-but Amelia Peabody is skeptical. A respected Egyptologist and amateur sleuth, Amelia has foiled felonious schemes from Victoria's England to the Middle East. And she doubts that it was a Nineteenth-Dynasty mummy's curse that caused the death of a night watchman in the British Museum. The corpse was found sprawled in the mummy's shadow, a look of terror frozen on the gaurd's face. What-or- who-killed the unfortunate man is a mystery that seems too intriguingly delicious for Amelia to pass up, especially now that she, her dashing archaelogist husband, Emerson, and their precocious son, Ramses, are back on Britain's shores. But contemporary curse can be as leathal as one centuries old-and the foggy London thoroughfares can be as treacherous as the narrow, twisting alleyways of Cairo afer dark-when a perpetrator of evil deeds sets his murderous sights on his relentless pursuer.....Amelia Peabody!