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Author Elizabeth Peters Barbara Mertz Dr. Barbara G. Mertz (1927 - 2013) studied at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, receiving an M.A. in 1950 and a Ph.D. in Egyptology in 1952. In 1950 she married Richard Mertz and had two children, Elizabeth and Peter. She was divorced in 1969. A past president of American Crime Writers League, she also served on the Editorial Advisory Board of KMT, A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt. She was also a member of the Egypt Exploration Society and the James Henry Breasted Circle of the Oriental Institute.

Under her pseudonym as Barbara Michaels she has written twenty nine novels of suspense. As Elizabeth Peters, she has produced thirty seven mystery-suspense novels, many of them set in Egypt and the Middle East. Under her own name she is the author of Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs, A Popular history of Ancient Egypt and Red Land, Black Land, Daily Life in Ancient Egypt.

Dr. Mertz was awarded a D.H.L. from Hood College in 1989. The Mystery Writers of America awarded her the MWA Grandmaster in 1998. She has also received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Malice Domestic and the Grandmaster Award from Bouchercon.

Dr. Mertz passed away on August 8, 2013.

Elizabeth Peters Book List
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The Painted Queen

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The Painted Queen by Elizabeth Peters

The Laughter of Dead Kings
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The Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters

The Tomb of the Golden Bird
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The Tomb of the Golden Bird by Elizabeth Peters

The Serpent on the Crown
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The Serpent on the Crown by Elizabeth Peters

Guardian of the Horizon
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Guardian of the Horizon by Elizabeth Peters

The Golden One

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The Golden One by Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters Selected Bibliography

Amelia Peabody Series

  1. Crocodile on the Sandbank
  2. Curse of the Pharaohs
  3. The Mummy Case
  4. Lion in the Valley
  5. Deeds of the Disturber
  6. The Last Camel Died at Noon
  7. The Snake, the Crocodile, and the Dog
  8. The Hippopotamus Pool
  9. Seeing a Large Cat
  10. The Ape Who Guards the Balance
  11. The Falcon at the Portal
  12. He Shall Thunder in the Sky
  13. Lord of the Silent
  14. The Golden One
  15. Children of the Storm
  16. Guardian of the Horizon
  17. A River in the Sky
  18. Serpent on the Crown
  19. Tomb of the Golden Bird
  20. The Painted Queen - July 2017
*To see Barbara Mertz's entire bibliography, click here.

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