fiction historical thriller emotional mysterious fast-paced

555 pages


Once again, the New York Times bestselling author of the Amelia Peabody novels “kicks up a desert storm.”--People The “grande dame of historical mystery” (Washington Post) is back with a thrilling new tale featuring America's favorite archaeologis...
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