Book Club Kit: Crocodile on the Sandbank

Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1)Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1)
by Elizabeth Peters
First Published: 1975
5 Copies & Reading Guide

Thirty-one-year-old Victorian gentlewoman Amelia Peabody has not only inherited her father’s fortune, but she is also blessed with his strong will as well. Now she’s headed for Cairo, accompanied by a girl with a tarnished past, to indulge her passion for Egyptology. Little did she know that murder and a homicidal mummy lay in wait for her.

Reading Guides:
Reading Group Guides – General Questions for Mysteries and Thrillers
Book Club Guide – Sample Book Club Questions

The Daily Basics – “Book Review” by Sarah Bogart
Goodreads – Find out what other readers thought by checking out the reviews on Goodreads.

On the Web:
Amelia Peabody’s Website –
Elizabeth Peter’s Website – Includes an author biographyinterviews, articles, and more.
Find out more about the Amelia Peabody series on Wikipedia.

Find out more about Armana, Egypt:
Wikipedia – Includes a map and images.
British Museum – Explore highlights from their collection.
Tour Egypt – “El Armana” by Jimmy Dunn

Read more by Barbara Mertz (aka Elizabeth Peters and Barbara Michaels):
The Dancing Floor by Barbara Michaels
Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt by Barbara Mertz
Borrower of the Night: The First Vicky Bliss Mystery by Elizabeth Peters
The Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody #2) by Elizabeth Peters

If you enjoyed Crocodile on the Sandbank, you might like:
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia De Luce #1) by Alan Bradley
One for the Money (Stephanie Plum #1) by Janet Evanovich
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate #1) by Gail Carriger


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