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BOOK OF THE MONTH
THE MAIDENS (HB)
Alex Michaelides
899

We all keep secrets. Even from ourselves.


'A thrilling, heart-in-throat...(+)
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Quentin Tarantino's long-awaited first work of fiction - at once hilarious, delicious, and brutal ...(+)

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Amara
Richard Laymon
Bob Tanner
Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Headline
Page Extent : 448
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780747267317
Price : 520

About the book
AMARA, Princess of Egypt, the once-beautiful wife of Mentuhotep the First, lies in her coffin in the Charles Ward museum. Dead these 4000 years, now she's just an inanimate bundle of withered skin and desiccated bone. Or is she?
When Barney the nightwatchman discovers that the mummy's coffin has been broken open, it seems grave-robbers are at work. It's a pity Barney and the guards can't tell the authorities how the mummy came to be missing. But the dead can't testify to anything.
Now Amara is free again, driven by an ancient need that can only be assuaged at the cost of human life, and nothing can kill her - for she is dead already.

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Richard Laymon
Richard Laymon was born in Chicago and grew up in California. Four of his books have been shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award, which he won in 2001 with THE TRAVELLING VAMPIRE SHOW. Among his many a...(+)
Bob Tanner
Richard Laymon was born in Chicago and grew up in California. Four of his books have been shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award, which he won in 2001 with THE TRAVELLING VAMPIRE SHOW. Among his many a...(+)