Attracting the attentions of 19th-century England's most eligible bachelors throughout her debut season, Agnes Wilkins wonders if a handsome young collector of Egyptian artifacts may be too good to be true before discovering his true identity as a spy for Napoleon.
Providing extensive historical and anthropological research, intimate accounts, and interviews with people who work in the funeral industry, this intriguing book examines the subjects of death and burial across cultures and societies.
Although she is a dutiful daughter, Nefertiti's dancing abilities, remarkable beauty, and intelligence garner attention near and far, so much so that her family is summoned to the Egyptian royal court, where Nefertiti becomes a pawn in the power play of her scheming aunt, Queen Tiye
Granted the gift of immortality by the gods, King Tut has been stuck in middle school for ages and to make things worse, evil General Horemheb, in league with the Cult of Set, is seeking revenge for his imprisonment at Tut's hands
Confronted by a reawakened Egyptian prince during a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 17-year-old Lilliana is chosen to help him raise his brothers and stop Seth, the shape-shifting god, from conquering the world. By the award-winning author of the Tiger's Curse series. Simultaneous eBook.
North Carolina eighteen-year-old Staci tries to keep her friend Faith safe from a group of witches but winds up helping the Incan mummy the group has reanimated, who also happens to be very attractive and charming
A tale inspired by the life of Queen Cleopatra follows her ascension to the throne at the age of 18, a rule that is marked by her relationships with two Roman leaders and the ruthless ambitions of her sisters. By the award-winning author of Mary, Bloody Mary.
This tenth volume of the Graphic Classics series presents stories by eleven of the original creators of the horror genre, including H.P. Lovecraft's "The Thing on the Doorstep," Edgar Allan Poe's "Some Words with a Mummy," and W.W. Jacobs' "The Monkey's Paw." Plus Saki, Balzac, Jack London, Olive Schreiner, Bret Harte, Howard Garis, Fitz-James O'Brien and Clark Ashton Smith. With art by Michael Manning, Richard Jenkins, Gabrielle Bell, Ryan Inzana and nine more great illustrators.
An intriguing study of the mysteries of mummies explores the world of the scientists who devote their own lives to the study of them and examines how mummies have been used, venerated, worshiped, collected, and studied over the course of nearly seven thousand years of history.
An archaeologist recounts his adventures discovering the tomb of Egypt's famous female pharaoh, Hatshepsut, in the Valley of the Kings and discusses his experiences becoming an archaeologist and dealing with eccentric colleagues.
The Mummy follows the history of mummification in Egypt from the dynastic age to the present day, including a consideration of the mummy in modern popular culture, films and literature, and a discussion of modern scientific mummy analysis.'
Sixteen-year-old Isadora, the mortal daughter of Isis and Osiris, is sick of being in the middle of family drama so she jumps at the chance to leave Egypt and start a new life in San Diego with her brother. By the New York Times best-selling author of Paranormalcy.