A River in the Sky (Amelia Peabody, Book 19) by Elizabeth Peters PDF

By Elizabeth Peters

ISBN-10: 0061987964

ISBN-13: 9780061987960

Big apple occasions bestselling writer Elizabeth Peters brings again liked Egyptologist and novice sleuth Amelia Peabody in a thrilling story set amid the traditional temples and simmering non secular tensions of Palestine at the eve of worldwide struggle I. . . .
August 1910. Banned from the Valley of the Kings through the Antiquities carrier, Amelia Peabody and her husband, Emerson, are stress-free at domestic in Kent, having fun with the tranquil great thing about summer time. yet experience quickly beckons after they are persuaded to persist with would-be archaeologist significant George Morley on an excursion to Palestine, a province of the crumbling, corrupt Ottoman Empire and the Holy Land of 3 religions. looking for the vanished treasures of the Temple in Jerusalem, Morley is set to unearth the mythical Ark of the Covenant.
The skeptical Emerson desires no a part of the scheme till a request from the struggle place of work and Buckingham Palace persuades him to re-examine. The Germans are expanding their impression in Palestine and British intelligence insists that Morley is an agent of the Kaiser, despatched to fan the flames of hassle during this politically risky land. Emerson can't think that the doubtless inept Morley is a German undercover agent, yet may well he be mistaken?
Determined to avoid a catastrophically unprofessional excavation which may wreck worthy ancient unearths in addition to reason an armed protest by way of infuriated Christians, Jews, and Muslims who view the Temple Mount, often referred to as the Dome of the Rock, as sacred, Amelia, Emerson, and corporate head to Palestine. notwithstanding it isn't to her cherished Egypt, the journey to Jerusalem also will reunite her along with her good-looking and headstrong son, Ramses, engaged on a dig at Samaria, north of the holy city.
Before Ramses can meet his mom and dad, in spite of the fact that, he's distracted via an strange get together of tourists who've arrived in Samaria, together with a German girl archaeologist and a mysterious guy of unknown nationality and prior. regrettably, Ramses's insatiable interest and his knack for hassle lead him to a startling discovery: info he needs to move directly to his mom and dad in Jerusalem—if he can get there alive.
Once back the Peabody-Emerson extended family needs to use all their talents and wiles to discover the reality, hinder a bloody holy battle, and shop their son from the clutches of a nefarious enemy during this splendidly enticing story chock-full of thrills, secret, and bold from the inimitable Elizabeth Peters.

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Sie kannte jeden einzelnen der Gefallenen, die auf dieser Fahrt unter ihrem Kommando gestanden hatten, die ihr vertraut und sich auf ihre Erfahrung verlassen hatten, diesen Konvoi zu sichern. Flüchtige Bilder tauchten vor Katjas innerem Auge auf, hier ein Lächeln, dort ein verlegener Blick. Sie erinnerte sich an den Klang ihrer Stimmen, Gesprächsfetzen, an ihre Hoffnungen und Ängste, und atmete gegen das Entsetzen an, das der Anblick der Leichen, gepaart mit diesen Erinnerungen, in ihr auslöste.

Ich bin erschüttert von dem Verdacht, der gegen unseren Konzern im Raum steht. « Er gab sich gelassen, aber Mayer ließ sich nicht täuschen. Bender war ein alter Fuchs, der schon einige Krisen gemeistert hatte. Die Flügeltüren standen noch immer offen, und am Ende des Flurs stieg ein attraktiver dunkelblonder Mann aus dem Fahrstuhl, der eilig auf sie zuging. Mayer hatte Milan Vieth in der Runde der Vorstandsmitglieder schon vermisst. Auch Bender bemerkte ihn jetzt. �Milan, gut, dass du so schnell kommen konntest«, begrüßte er ihn.

Wir haben nicht den geringsten Anhaltspunkt«, erwiderte Vombrook und ließ sich in einen der wuchtigen Sessel vor Benders Schreibtisch fallen. Er stützte den Kopf in die Hände. »Es gibt vielleicht eine Möglichkeit«, sagte er schließlich. « Bender stand auf. »Das können wir nicht machen. « *** Hamburg, Deutschland Valerie Weymann war auf dem Weg in die Kanzlei, als der Anruf ihres Seniorpartners sie erreichte. »Valerie, ich fahre gerade zu den Larenz-Werken. Ich brauche dich dort. « Meisenberg klang aufgeregt.

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