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He Shall Thunder in the Sky Audiobook

He Shall Thunder in the Sky: The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 12

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Publisher's Summary

In her best-selling Amelia Peabody mysteries, author Elizabeth Peters has created an award-winning mixture of vivid archeological detail, finely-tuned suspense, and witty romance. This, the 12th Amelia Peabody mystery, opens in 1914. As the tides of war rise, Egypt is threatened by attacks. Espionage abounds, pulling in several members of the Peabody Emerson household even as they embark on a new archeological season. Amidst a growing tangle of disguises and deceptions, Emerson's nemesis, the Master Criminal, appears. As increasing perils threaten the Peabody Emersons, their expedition, and Egypt, help arrives from a most unlikely source. He Shall Thunder in the Sky is a treasure; absorbing, intriguing, and highly entertaining. And the surprising resolution is one that leaves even the unflappable Amelia thunderstruck.

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What the Critics Say

  • Romantic Times Award Winner - Best Historical Mystery, 2000

"Filled with intrigue and nail-biting suspense...rich with detail and realism...ripe with tension and peril." (The Washington Post Book World)
"Between Amelia Peabody and Indiana Jones, it's Amelia, in wit and daring, by a landslide." (The New York Times Book Review)
"Despite having produced 11 previous tales of Egyptological mystery and detection, Peters still writes a deeply satisfying story that combines elements of espionage, mystery, and romance. Some big surprises are in store for readers while Peters deftly ties her subplots together, but a few threads are left dangling enticingly at the end, leaving fans to expect another installment in this extraordinary series." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Wende Orlando, FL, USA 05-27-05
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    "Another great Emerson-Peabody adventure"

    This is one of my favorite so far of the Amelia Peabody series and a great listen. Barbara Rosenblat is an excellent narrator.

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    TracyLynn 06-22-16
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    This is one of my favorites in the Amelia Peabody series. Riveting throughout the whole story.

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    Shaneka S. 05-23-16
    Shaneka S. 05-23-16 Member Since 2015
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    "The best yet!"

    This was by far my favorite book since the "children" have grown up. Full of love, peril, suspense!

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    "Love this series!!!"

    These stories never fail to please!! Love the characters, love the personalities! Barbara Rosenblat seriously the best reader ever!!!

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    "My favorite book in the series"

    I love Amelia Peabody and her family - crackpots all. I have issues with every one - pieces of them I don't like. And I couldn't be friends with any of them in real life, probably, but they're brilliant in every sense of the word. And I feel this is the book that finally brings them all together as a whole.

    I will not spoil any twist or any turn or any event. If you love the Emersons and their tribe, then this is the book for you.

    Barbara Rosenblatt remains my favorite female reader, and she doesn't disappoint in this outing.

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    "Excellent performance of a great story"

    loved every minute!! The characters are vibrantly brought to life and the atmosphere as well

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    Kristie 12-31-15
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    "You will laugh and cry"

    This is one of my favorites in the Amelia Peabody series. The characterization is brilliant and Barbara Rosenblatt out does her self.

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    Christina 12-08-15
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    I enjoy this whole series and He Shall Thunder in the Sky is one of my favorites!

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    "Best of the best!"

    FINALLY!!!
    A conclusion to the Ramses and Nefret conflict.
    Then there is the Sethos and Percy stories.
    This book is one to read again!

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    Love this series! I can't wait to listen to
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