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THE PAINTED QUEEN

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Barbara Rosenblat

Mystery & Suspense • 13.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2017

When Elizabeth Peters (Egyptologist Barbara Mertz) died in 2013, she left a partially finished manuscript. Thanks to mystery writer Joan Hess, who completed the manuscript, and the remarkable Barbara Rosenblat, fans can rest assured that the Peabody-Emerson clan is in more-than-capable hands. The family gathers in Cairo for the season and, as Amelia soaks in her bath, a man with a knife falls into her boudoir--dead! Rosenblat is sublime delivering Amelia's caustic observations, especially when husband Emerson flings himself bodily upon several possible assassins. Her "harumph" is priceless. Whether dealing with a mystery surrounding a bust of Nefertiti, avoiding "master criminal" Sethos, offering a refreshing tea break--with pastries and cucumber sandwiches--or dispatching an assortment of monocled villains, Rosenblat delivers a delicious blend of love and mayhem. S.J.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2017]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 9781538418925 $39.99 • Eleven CDs

DD ISBN 9780062190574 $27.99

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 9781538418932 $59.99 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781538418949 $39.99 • One MP3-CDs

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