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   Crocodile on the Sandbank, by Elizabeth Peters  
 
  Novel, first publication in 1975
 
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      In this first Egyptian mystery, our headstrong heroine decides to use her substantial inheritance to see the world. On her travel, she rescues a gentlewoman in distress - Evelyn Barton-Forbes - and the two become friends. The two companions continue to Egypt where they face mysteries, mummies and the redoubtable Radcliffe Emerson, and outspoken archaeologist, who doesn't need women to help him solve mysteries - at least that's what he thinks!

     
     
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  • 19th Century
  • Archaeologists - Paleoanthropologist - Anthropologist
  • Detectives - Sleuths - Pis - Bounty Hunter
  • Egypt
  • Great Britain
  • Mummies
  • Mystery
  • Women Sleuths

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