Elizabeth peters books in chronological order

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The Amelia Peabody Mystery Series in Order - Elizabeth Peters - FictionDB

Elizabeth Peters was one of the pseudonyms of American author Barbara Mertz, which she used from until her death in She published a broad range of literature across a multitude of series including, but not limited to, her most famous work — the book Amelia Peabody series. She was also responsible for the Vicky Bliss series, the Jacqueline Kirby series, and almost a dozen other works of fiction. Born in a small town in Illinois in , Barbara Metz spent much of her early life reading. She claimed that being a compulsive reader helps being a writer, while it took her over a quarter of a century to realize that writing was her true calling and what she should have spent her life devoted to.
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Order of Elizabeth Peters Books

Elizabeth Peters was an American author of suspense, mystery and thriller novels. She is best known for her Amelia Peabody series, in addition to her Vicky Bliss series. Her Barbara Michaels books are considered part of the gothic fiction and supernatural thriller genres. The Georgetown series was published under the pen name of Barbara Michaels. The Painted Queen is written with Joan Hess.

Chronological Order of Amelia Peabody Books

The Amelia Peabody series is a series of twenty historical mystery novels and one non-fiction companion volume written by Egyptologist Barbara Mertz under the pen name Elizabeth Peters. The series is centered on the adventures of the unconventional female Egyptologist Amelia Peabody Emerson , for whom the series is named, and an ever-increasing number of family, friends, allies, and characters both fictional and based on historical figures. The novels blend mystery and romance with a wryly comic tone, and at times also parody Victorian-era adventure novels such as those written by H. Rider Haggard. The series was published between and , with the final, posthumous novel completed by Joan Hess appearing in Amelia Peabody is introduced in the series' first novel, Crocodile on the Sandbank as a confirmed spinster, suffragist, and scholar, living in England in She inherits a fortune from her father and leaves England to see the world, with the side benefit of escaping various suitors and family members who were neither aware that she would be the sole beneficiary of her father's estate nor that he had amassed a small fortune over the course of his lifetime.

The author primarily wrote suspense and mystery novels, but she also wrote two books about the ancient Egypt, books that have continuously been reprinted since first publication. Peters had two children, Elizabeth and Peter Mertz, and became a published writer in Under the pen name Barbara Michaels, she wrote supernatural and gothic thrillers. The publisher chose that name since Mertz had already published a nonfiction novel about the ancient Egypt thus did not want the readers to confuse Mertz academic work with her novels. Under the pen name Elizabeth Peters, the author published Amelia Peabody Historical Mystery series using a pen name drawn from her two children. There are several fictions written by Barbara Mertz under the nom de plume Elizabeth Peters and include; Amelia Peabody series which contains a total of 19 books and the most recent one A River in the Sky released in

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