The Buried Pyramid by Jane Lindskold

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Plucky young Jenny Benet, a recently orphaned American girl who was raised on the Wild West frontier and educated at a Boston finishing school, has come to Egypt in company with her uncle Neville Hawthorne, a prominent British archaeologist. They're part of a team investigating the legendary Buried Pyramid, the tomb of the pharaoh Neferankhotep -- who may also have been Moses the Lawgiver.

But they're not the only ones interested in the site. Another party, led by the opulent and treacherous Lady Audrey Cheshire, is shadowing theirs. Someone who signs himself "The Sphinx" has been sending threatening letters -- written entirely in hieroglyphics. In Egypt, an ancient and shadowy organization seems determined to keep the tomb from being discovered.

But mortals may not be all that stands in their way.


About Jane Lindskold

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Jane Lindskold is the author of the Wolf series, comprising Through Wolf’s Eyes, Wolf’s Head, Wolf’s Heart, The Dragon of Despair, Wolf Captured, and Wolf Hunting; along with several other fantasy novels. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Published April 1, 2007 by Tor Books. 400 pages
Genres: History, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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En route, he receives coded letters from an enigmatic character named Sphinx warning him to stay away, and for about two hundred pages, the novel resembles one of Agatha Christie’s archaeological mysteries as Jenny and Sir Nigel try to guess who among their retinue or those awaiting them in Egypt...

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Taking a break from her well-received Firekeeper series (Through Wolf's Eyes , etc.), Lindskold delivers an exotic historical fantasy that takes the reader from Victorian England to Egypt.

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Neville almost found the pharaoh's burial place but the Protectors of the Pharaoh stopped him.

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