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Barbara Michaels (1927–2013)

Autor(a) de Um crocodilo na duna

102+ Works 68,080 Membros 1,493 Reviews 54 Favorited

About the Author

Barbara Mertz was born on September 29, 1927 in Astoria, Illinois. She received a bachelor's degree in 1947, a master's degree in 1950 and doctorate in Egyptology in 1952 from the University of Chicago. She wrote a few books using her real name including Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs (1964), Red mostrar mais Land, Black Land (1966), and Two Thousand Years in Rome (1968). She also wrote under the pen names Barbara Michaels and Elizabeth Peters. She made her fiction debut, The Master of Blacktower, under the name Barbara Michaels in 1966. She wrote over two dozen novels using this pen name including Sons of the Wolf, Someone in the House, Vanish with the Rose, Dancing Floor, and Other Worlds. Her debut novel under the pen name Elizabeth Peters was The Jackal's Head in 1968. She also wrote the Amelia Peabody series and Vicky Bliss Mystery series using this name. She died on August 8, 2013 at the age of 85. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras de Barbara Michaels

Um crocodilo na duna (1975) 4,619 cópias
A maldição dos faraós (1981) 2,746 cópias
O caso da múmia (1985) 2,421 cópias
O último camelo caiu ao meio-dia (1991) 2,172 cópias
Um leão no vale (1986) 2,139 cópias
Um crime no Museu Britânico (1989) 2,129 cópias
A cobra, o crocodilo e o cão (1992) 1,956 cópias
He Shall Thunder in the Sky (2000) 1,943 cópias
The Ape Who Guards the Balance (1998) 1,906 cópias
The Falcon at the Portal (1999) 1,879 cópias
Seeing a Large Cat (1997) 1,841 cópias
The Hippopotamus Pool (1996) 1,816 cópias
A deusa dourada (2002) 1,790 cópias
Lord of the Silent (2001) 1,740 cópias
Children of the Storm (2003) 1,691 cópias
Tomb of the Golden Bird (2006) 1,627 cópias
Guardian of the Horizon (2004) 1,584 cópias
The Serpent on the Crown (2005) 1,546 cópias
Borrower of the Night (1973) 1,238 cópias
Night Train to Memphis (1994) 1,121 cópias
A River in the Sky (2010) 1,115 cópias
Street of the Five Moons (1978) 1,020 cópias
Trojan Gold (1987) 956 cópias
Silhouette in Scarlet (1983) 906 cópias
The Laughter of Dead Kings (2008) 877 cópias
The Murders of Richard III (1974) 860 cópias
Naked Once More (1989) 833 cópias
The Camelot Caper (1969) 802 cópias
The Seventh Sinner (1972) 744 cópias
Legend in Green Velvet (1976) 678 cópias
Die for Love (1984) 670 cópias
The Copenhagen Connection (1982) 662 cópias
Stitches in Time (1996) 639 cópias
Devil May Care (1977) 638 cópias
The Dead Sea Cipher (1970) 631 cópias
Summer of the Dragon (1979) 631 cópias
Ammie, Come Home (1968) 593 cópias
Houses of Stone (1993) 592 cópias
The Jackal's Head (1968) 591 cópias
Vanish with the Rose (1992) 564 cópias
Amelia Peabody's Egypt: A Compendium (2003) — Contribuinte; Editor; Prefácio — 554 cópias
O monstro do labirinto (1997) 544 cópias
Search the Shadows (1987) 532 cópias
The Love Talker (1980) 530 cópias
Shattered Silk (1986) 527 cópias
Into the Darkness (1990) 506 cópias
Be Buried in the Rain (1985) 482 cópias
The Painted Queen (2017) 464 cópias
Witch (1973) 435 cópias
House of Many Shadows (1974) 435 cópias
The Wizard's Daughter (1980) 417 cópias
Smoke and Mirrors (1989) 410 cópias
Patriot's Dream (1976) 404 cópias
Greygallows (1972) 391 cópias
Wait for What Will Come (1978) 391 cópias
The Walker in Shadows (1979) 384 cópias
Black Rainbow (1982) 378 cópias
The Master of Blacktower (1966) 372 cópias
Someone in the House (1981) 372 cópias
Here I Stay (1983) 370 cópias
The Sea King's Daughter (1975) 356 cópias
Outros Mundos (1999) 338 cópias
The Crying Child (1971) 322 cópias
Wings of the Falcon (1977) 315 cópias
Sons of the Wolf (1967) 312 cópias
The Dark on the Other Side (1970) 304 cópias
The Grey Beginning (1984) 296 cópias
Prince of Darkness (1969) 278 cópias
Malice Domestic 1: An Anthology of Original Traditional Mystery Stories (1992) — Editor; Introdução — 183 cópias
Two Thousand Years in Rome (1968) 19 cópias
Dark Duet (1983) 14 cópias
Smoke and Mirrors (2022) 3 cópias
The Walker in Shadows (2015) 1 exemplar(es)
The Vengeance of Sekhmet 1 exemplar(es)
The Dancing Floor 1 exemplar(es)
Dunkel der Erinnerung. Roman. (1991) 1 exemplar(es)
Be Buried In The Rain 1 exemplar(es)
Verborgene Zuflucht (1996) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunits Volume 1 (1993) — Contribuinte — 566 cópias
Christmas Stalkings (1991) — Contribuinte — 198 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Egyptian Whodunnits (2002) — Introdução; Contribuinte — 143 cópias
Sisters in Crime (1990) — Contribuinte; Contribuinte — 125 cópias
Into the Mummy's Tomb (2001) — Contribuinte — 113 cópias
The Best of Sisters in Crime (1997) — Contribuinte; Contribuinte — 93 cópias
Women on the Edge (1992) — Contribuinte — 63 cópias
Reader's Digest Condensed Books 1968 v04 (1968) — Contribuinte — 50 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Comic Crime (2002) — Contribuinte — 47 cópias
AZ Murder Goes Artful (2000) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
The Year's Best Mystery and Suspense Stories, 1990 (1990) — Contribuinte — 7 cópias
The Realm of the Impossible (2017) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
Summer of the Dragon | Why Murder? | Live Bait (1980) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Murder to Go (1993) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
The House That Would Not Die [1970 film] (2019) — Original novel — 5 cópias
The Empty Copper Sea | Street of the Five Moons | Vortex (1978) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Nightmare Time | Gideon's Way | Lion in the Valley (1986) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
The Love Talker | Brimstone | The Boy Who Followed Ripley (1980) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
Dinky Died | The Blessing Way | The Dead Sea Cipher (1970) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Trojan Gold | The Dead Room | Murder on a Mystery Tour (1987) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Girl Watcher's Funeral | The Camelot Caper | The Deadly Isles (1969) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

Etiquetado

19th century (303) adventure (454) amateur detective (240) Amelia Peabody (3,402) Amelia Peabody series (506) Ancient Egypt (379) archaeology (2,075) audio (242) audiobook (423) cozy mystery (288) crime (383) crime fiction (238) ebook (613) Egypt (4,312) Egyptology (758) Elizabeth Peters (373) England (288) fiction (6,519) gothic (480) historical (994) historical fiction (1,894) historical mystery (1,046) history (414) humor (406) Kindle (291) mysteries (462) mystery (13,405) novel (404) own (323) paperback (321) Peabody (243) read (731) romance (1,131) romantic suspense (473) series (1,034) suspense (940) to-read (2,031) unread (265) Vicky Bliss (549) Victorian (514)

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Possible Trigger Lots of Drug Abuse
I have read this author for more year than I care to think about. I own and have read everything she had written as Barbara Michaels. Most of these are chillingly wonderful, haunted house/ghost stories. Sadly. something very bad must have been going on in her life at the time she sat down to pen this. I borrowed this one from the library....and my friend that works there told me that she wasn't going to tell me much about the book ...but that it was "different". That was the understatement of the entire century. Quite frankly, it was probably the worst thing I have ever read by ANYONE. It was like a continuous furious rant at life. The very last thing I ever expected of an Elizabeth Peters book is for it to make me depressed and anxious. Reading about a heroin drug smuggling operation south of the border, LSD trips, the effects of drug abuse, and even sadism isn't in any way the norm from this author. It's not that I can't or won't read about those things, but when I do, it's because I intentionally chose to do so. Think about how you would feel if you bought what was supposed to be an inspirational romance in a Christian bookstore and discovered that you were reading hard-core porn instead. This book was written in 1971 and Elizabeth Peters/Barbara Michaels passed away in 1977 so maybe things were already going bad in her world. If you are an "old" fan, you can probably read this with sympathy for whatever caused this wonderful writer to pen this "toxic garbage". If you are a new reader...please read her earlier books, like [Ammie, Come Home], my absolute favorite, and [Stitches in Time] both that she wrote as Barbara Michaels, or her Amelia Peabody series that was written as Elizabet Peters...but please know that this one is as off her norm as the sun is from the Earth.… (mais)
 
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Carol420 | outras 10 resenhas | May 15, 2024 |
The Amelia Peabody series has been a favourite since I was little and listening to the audiobooks with my mother; Barbara Rosenblat does a beautiful job bringing them to life.

While Amelia is very much the definition of an unreliable narrator, and her perspective is very much flavoured by her nationality and the era, these things are well written to make it obvious to the reader that they are true, and Amelia herself is a delight (in all her occasionally disastrous glory). The character dynamics and relationships are wonderfully engaging, and the mystery fascinating and alarming.

The conclusion sets up the next book in the series in excellent fashion without leaving any feeling of things being left hanging.
… (mais)
 
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Kalira | outras 226 resenhas | May 14, 2024 |
4.25/5 This was written in 1975! 😱 How can you not love a late-Victorian-self-sufficient-no-nonsense-badass female archaeologist protagonist who travels to Egypt in search of antiquarian objects and the freedom to do as she pleases? Throw in some worthy sidekicks and adversaries as well as a mummy-run-amok, and you have one heckuva fun historical detective read. I see more Amelia Peabody in my future.
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
102
Also by
35
Membros
68,080
Popularidade
#197
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
1,493
ISBNs
1,772
Idiomas
13
Favorito
54

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