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This is a very engaging story that has intelligent characters, adventure, mystery, thrills and romance.
I read the entire series (unfortunately out of chronological order) and found this first book to be one of my favorites.
Crocodile on the Sandbank is the book that started the Amelia Peabody series and it remains Elizabeth Peters best effort.
I decided to read this after finding it on a Goodreads "Best Mysteries" list. I honestly can't understand why it was on that list. Read morePublished 5 days ago by SDjersey
An excellent introduction to a well-regarded series. Written by an Egyptologist, the descriptions of exploration in the late 1800's are very well done, the occasional use of... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Cory Anne
Loved it! For being the first in the series it lays the foundations very well for the main characters and secondary characters too. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Nancy A. Heiderscheidt
This is the first book in the Amelia Peabody series. I actually discovered one of the later ones first, and enjoyed Ms. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Lettie Lee
This is a fun, easy, and light read. I like the main characters. It had slow moments but overall a great book.Published 16 days ago by K. Brigden
Found the book to be a bit tedious, not that well written, and a mystery that read more like a romance novel.Published 25 days ago by Jennifer Heisler