A River in the Sky: A Novel (Amelia Peabody Mysteries)

A River in the Sky: A Novel (Amelia Peabody Mysteries) - Elizabeth Peters Elizabeth Peters' latest entry in the Peabody/Emerson series finds the redoubtable couple on their way to Palestine at the behest of the War Office. It's early in the 19th Century, pre-World War I, and there are some concerns at high levels of government that one Major Morley may be in the pay of the German government ... so Peabody and Emerson are sent to supervise him on an archaeological expedition.Of course, it wouldn't be Peabody and Emerson without their son Ramses. No longer a precocious child but now an adventure-seeking adult, Ramses gets mixed up with a group called the Sons of Abraham, running afoul of one of their members. He is, of course, abducted, and a subplot ensues with secret messages, a murder and more.Admirers of historical fiction, mysteries, and Indiana Jones are sure to enjoy this book.