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Much adored historical mystery writer Elizabeth Peters immerses her fetching heroine Vicky Bliss into an indubitably beguiling situation-this time in the antiquated realm of the laughing dead kings. A spectacular performance by narrator Barbara Rosenblat-Peters' personal favorite- complements this delightful mystery.
It began as a game, a treasure hunt in an old German castle. For the beautiful and brilliant Vicky Bliss, it was also a challenge, a chance to bring an arrogant young man down a notch or two. And all things considered, it would have been no contest.
The prize was a centuries-old shrine carved by Tilman Riemenschneider, probably Germany's greatest... Read more »
After Vicky Bliss stumbles over a clue to the existence of a hidden masterpiece by a late Gothic sculptor, she and her then-boyfriend, Tony, embark on a contest of will and wits to find the treasure. Read more »
A single crimson rose and a plane ticket to Stockholm neatly mailed in a mysterious package sound like the formula for a romantic weekend. And a note in the bottom of the box fuels Vicky's already insatiable curiosity-it is written in an archaic language even the capable Dr. Bliss cannot decipher. Is she embarking on a journey of romance or... Read more »
Adventure and romance enter Vicky Bliss' life in the form of a black-and-white photograph of a woman covered from head to toe in gold jewels. This "Trojan Gold" has an intriguing history, but it is the envelope that piques Vicky's curiosity. It is a grimy brown, with no return address, and it appears to have been soaked in blood. Read more »
While on an all-expenses-paid cruise down the Nile, Vicky takes on a new case involving a plot to rob the Egyptian museum. With Sir John Smythe-reformed jewel thief and Vicky's lover-the prime suspect, she prepares for shipboard romance and a dash of intrigue. Read more »
Another exciting tale following the adventures of art history professor Vicky Bliss—who keeps getting involved in international crime.
An assistant curator of Munich’s National Museum, Vicky Bliss is no expert on Egypt, but she does have a PhD in solving crimes. So when an intelligence agency offers her a luxury Nile cruise if she’ll help solve a... Read more »
Much adored historical mystery writer Elizabeth Peters immerses her fetching heroine Vicky Bliss into an indubitably beguiling situation-this time in the antiquated realm of the laughing dead kings. A spectacular performance by narrator Barbara Rosenblat-Peters' personal favorite- complements this delightful mystery. Read more »