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The laughter of dead kings

Author: Elizabeth Peters
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2008.
Series: Vicky Bliss, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Vicky Bliss, peerless art historian and sleuth, searches for solutions to more than one heinous offense in the ever-shifting sands of Egypt's mysterious Valley of the Kings. When her longtime significant other, John Tregarth, the suave and dangerously charming international art thief, is accused of taking a world-famous, one-of-a-kind historic relic, it is up to Bliss to clear his name.
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories, American
Fiction
Named Person: Vicky Bliss, (Fictitious character); Vicky Bliss, (Fictitious character); John (Fictitious character) Tregarth
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Peters
ISBN: 9780061246241 0061246247
OCLC Number: 232959603
Description: 324 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Vicky Bliss, 6.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Peters.
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Vicky Bliss, peerless art historian and sleuth, searches for solutions to more than one heinous offense in the ever-shifting sands of Egypt's mysterious Valley of the Kings. When her longtime significant other, John Tregarth, the suave and dangerously charming international art thief, is accused of taking a world-famous, one-of-a-kind historic relic, it is up to Bliss to clear his name.

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Even better if you've been to Egypt

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2009-04-21) Very Good Permalink

Elizabeth Peters brings back Vicky Bliss in a modern setting, this time heading to Egypt to solve the theft of King Tutankhamun's mummy from his tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor (ancient Thebes).  I started this book about a month and a half before I actually went to Egypt, and although...
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