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Shadows on the Nile

Furnivall, Kate (Book - 2013)
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Shadows on the Nile
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" 1912 London. Jessie Kenton hears her young brother, Georgie, scream in the middle of the night and wakes up the next morning to find him gone. Her parents never speak of him again. 1932. Twenty years later, Jessie is haunted by the same nightmare. Her other brother, Timothy, has inexplicably vanished from her parents' home. Wracked by guilt because of her failure to ever find Georgie, and convinced that the two events must be related, she sets out on a quest to find Timothy. She plunges into a mysterious world of seances and mystics, nebulous clues and Egyptian artifacts. With the help of a dashing and impoverished aristocrat, Sir Montague Chamford, Jessie follows the trail into the alien, swirling sands of the Egyptian desert. Amid the ancient intrigue and blistering heat, a powerful romance sparks between Jessie and Monty. But they must first confront the demons of Jessie's past-and reveal the dark secrets that threaten not only Timothy's life but theirs as well"--
Authors: Furnivall, Kate
Title: Shadows on the Nile
Publisher: New York :, Berkley Books,, 2013
Edition: Berkley trade paperback edition
Characteristics: 434 pages ;,21 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Includes readers guide with historical note and discussion questions
A novel
Summary: " 1912 London. Jessie Kenton hears her young brother, Georgie, scream in the middle of the night and wakes up the next morning to find him gone. Her parents never speak of him again. 1932. Twenty years later, Jessie is haunted by the same nightmare. Her other brother, Timothy, has inexplicably vanished from her parents' home. Wracked by guilt because of her failure to ever find Georgie, and convinced that the two events must be related, she sets out on a quest to find Timothy. She plunges into a mysterious world of seances and mystics, nebulous clues and Egyptian artifacts. With the help of a dashing and impoverished aristocrat, Sir Montague Chamford, Jessie follows the trail into the alien, swirling sands of the Egyptian desert. Amid the ancient intrigue and blistering heat, a powerful romance sparks between Jessie and Monty. But they must first confront the demons of Jessie's past-and reveal the dark secrets that threaten not only Timothy's life but theirs as well"--
ISBN: 0425265080
9780425265086
Statement of Responsibility: Kate Furnivall
Subject Headings: FICTION / General FICTION / Historical Mystics Egypt Fiction Brothers Fiction Missing persons Fiction
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Topical Term: FICTION General
FICTION Historical
Mystics
Brothers
Missing persons
LCCN: 2013019300
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Loved Russian Concubine and was so looking forward to a good read, but I wasn't really interested in the storyline - bit too weird for me. Didn't finish it.

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