The Laughter of Dead Kings: Vicky Bliss Series, Book 6

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"A royal treat....Welcome back, Vicky Bliss!...For readers new to Vicky's sassy and distinctively smart stories, The Laughter of Dead Kings will mark the start of a beautiful friendship."

—Tampa Tribune

New York Times bestselling Grand Master Elizabeth Peters—author of the thrilling fictional exploits of archaeologist Amelia Peabody in the Land of the Pharaohs—brings back beautiful, brainy art expert and sometime sleuth Vicky Bliss for one last adventure in The Laughter of Dead Kings. The incomparable Peters sends Vicky and her colorful entourage racing across modern-day Egypt to investigate the brazen theft of one the ancient desert land's most priceless treasures. Smart, funny, evocative, and suspenseful, The Laughter of Dead Kings is a fond and fitting farewell to the ever-delightful Vicky...and a superior mystery fit for a King Tutankhamen.
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"A royal treat....Welcome back, Vicky Bliss!...For readers new to Vicky's sassy and distinctively smart stories, The Laughter of Dead Kings will mark the start of a beautiful friendship."

—Tampa Tribune

New York Times bestselling Grand Master Elizabeth Peters—author of the thrilling fictional exploits of archaeologist Amelia Peabody in the Land of the Pharaohs—brings back beautiful, brainy art expert and sometime sleuth Vicky Bliss for one last adventure in The Laughter of Dead Kings. The incomparable Peters sends Vicky and her colorful entourage racing across modern-day Egypt to investigate the brazen theft of one the ancient desert land's most priceless treasures. Smart, funny, evocative, and suspenseful, The Laughter of Dead Kings is a fond and fitting farewell to the ever-delightful Vicky...and a superior mystery fit for a King Tutankhamen.
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subject_facet , Archaeological thefts -- Egypt -- Valley of the Kings -- Fiction, Bliss, Vicky (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Crime & Thrillers, Large type books, Mystery fiction, Valley of the Kings (Egypt) -- Fiction, Women art historians -- Fiction
title_display The Laughter of Dead Kings
title_full The Laughter of Dead Kings Vicky Bliss Series, Book 6, The Laughter of Dead Kings [eBook] Peters, Elizabeth, The laughter of dead kings [electronic resource] / Elizabeth Peters, The laughter of dead kings [text (large print)] / Elizabeth Peters
title_short The Laughter of Dead Kings
title_sub Vicky Bliss Series, Book 6
topic_facet Archaeological thefts, Bliss, Vicky (Fictitious character), Bliss, Vicky (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Women art historians