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Barbara Mertz (who also writes under the pen-names of Barbara Michaels and Elizabeth Peters) was born 29 September 1927 in Canton, Illinois. Under the name Elizabeth Peters she is the author of historical mystery fiction, featuring strong female protagonists and many archaeological connections. The name Elizabeth Peters was created for her two children, Elizabeth and Peter. Her Amelia Peabody series, involving the exploits of an entire family of Egyptologists in the early 1900s, is her most popular work. This prolific author also writes under the name Barbara Michaels, specializing in gothic fiction, romance novels and thrillers. Dr. Mertz also holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in Egyptology and has written non-fiction works under her legal name.
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