The Serpent on the Crown, Hardback Book


Autumn 1921. The Peabody-Emerson clan are enjoying a fruitful period of excavation in Egypt.

But when they hear the alarming tale of a man's mysterious death their digging turns to detecting.

His widow is convinced her husband was the victim of a curse and implores the Emersons to find and return the small 'deadly' statue that killed him to the tomb from which it was stolen -- before it claims another life.

From bitter experience the Emersons know it would be a serious mistake to start chasing tomb robbers.

But Amelia and family soon start to find the curse may be more real than ever imagined...


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9781845292683

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