The Jewelled Peacock of Persia by Jake Thoene
(The Baker Street Mysteries)

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A priceless and mysterious jewelled peacock is spirited away from a Persian tomb by an archaeologist who gives little thought to the curse the artifact supposedly carries. But when a poisonous snake and a dead man are found in the British Museum elevator at the Jewelled Peacock's unveiling, it appears the curse is real. Enter those curious newsboys, the Baker Street Brigade! Peachy, Danny, and Duff immediately home in on the questions; Is the Jewelled Peacock truly cursed? Who are the Guardians of the Peacock? And why do deadly snakes keep appearing in the museum?

About Jake Thoene

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Jame Thoene is the coauthor of nine books--six mysteries and three historical novels. His research on Domestic Counter Terorism (DCT) included hand-to-hand combat and small-arms training. He teaches English, trains, and researches on the West Coast, where he lives with his wife, Wendi, and their three sons.
Published April 16, 1996 by Random House, Inc.. 155 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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