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The Fig Tree Murder (Mamur Zapt, #10)
Egypt circa 1910: "The Nationalist Party was predominantly secular. They were a modernizing party and modernizing, for many of them meant sweeping awa ...more
Feb 12, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
The Snake Catcher's Daughter (Mamur Zapt, #8)
These mysteries are much. They take place in Cairo around 1910. The nationalist movements is in it's infancy, and the British have been "helping out" ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 29, 2009
The Mamur Zapt and the Return of the Carpet (Mamur Zapt, #1)
Witty, and tightly written mysteries with some anthropology thrown in.

Funny author's statement:
"Michael Pearce grew up in the (then) Anglo-Egyptian Su
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Aug 26, 2008
The Naming of the Dead (Inspector Rebus, #16)
I started reading this series on a trip to London. Read them all in one summer and went into finished series grief. Thankfully, he's written this new ...more
Jun 2007
Jun 12, 2007
Plum Lovin' (A Stephanie Plum Between the Numbers/Holiday Novel, #2)
everyone needs a ranger in their life. plum does a great job of marketing: the "between the numbers" idea is a great way to extend the series.
Jun 2007
Jun 12, 2007
The Snake Stone (Yashim the Eunuch, #2)
enjoyable mystery tour through Istanbul. Lord Byron actually affects the plot, and good cooking is critical.
not set
Sep 18, 2008
Saturnalia (Marcus Didius Falco, #18)
fun Christmas read in a pre-christian saturnalia sort of way
Jan 2007
Nov 18, 2007
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