Author(s): PETERS ELIZABETH
What did it mean? The note with the hieroglyphs was found in the pocket of a man lying dead in an alley. The only other item of interest on him was a piece of jewellery, a reproduction of the Charlemagne talisman, but so well done that Vicky Bliss thought she was being shown the real thing. The gold work had been done by a master craftsman; the stones were of top quality synthetic...Vicky didn't know what it meant yet, but ion the sundrenched streets and moonlit courtyards of Rome, she was going to find out - if the dangerously exciting Englishman didn't get in her way!
"'A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key.' Washington Post Book World"
Elizabeth Peters, a prolific and successful writer of over 50 books, is internationally celebrated for her mystery stories. In 2003 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Malice Domestic convention.