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Guardian of the Horizon

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Written By: Elizabeth Peters

Narrated By: Barbara Rosenblat

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Date: April 2004

Duration: 6 hours 15 minutes

Summary:

From the lost journals of archaeologist Amelia Peabody comes a chronicle from the 'missing years''a tale of adventure, bravery, and terror.

Readers have long wondered what befell the Emerson clan during the years before the Great War. Now, at last, the silence is broken and the truth revealed of a perilous journey to a secret and mysterious place hidden deep in the heart of the unforgiving desert. An adventure prompted by loyalty to an endangered friend'and spurred on by lies and treachery'leads Amelia Peabody and her intrepid family into a nest of vipers lying in wait at a remote mountain fortress. And when a dark past and a shocking mystery are ultimately discovered, a loved one may be lost forever.

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  • Anonymous

    I love all the Amelia Peabody mysteries and this one was no exception. The reader is fantastic, one of the best by far! The only thing keeping this from five stars is that I think the abridgement kept out a few details that would've explained a bit more of the story.

  • DLTC

    If you like Elizabeth Peters, this one won't disappoint. If you're not familiar with her, you might want to start with some of her earlier books to get acquainted with her characters earlier in their lives. Always fun and entertaining and love the English accents!!