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The Anubis slayings by P. C. Doherty
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Hideous murders disrupt the peace talking between Egypt and the newly conquered Mitanni tribe. Queen Pharoah Hatusu asks her Chief Judge Amerotke to investigate the deaths before the superstitious Egyptian kingdom sees this as a sign from the gods that her rule is not divine.
Amerotke investigates the murder with several interuptions of other cases. The other cases prove to be as interesting it not more prudent than the Pharoah's case. ( )
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Anubis: based on a very ancient Egyptian god, 'Imy-wt' - 'He-who-is-in-his-wrappings'.
To Pamela Broughton
Head Teacher of Benyon Primary School,
South Ockendon,
reader, embroiderer, lover of quiet pastimes,
good company and cats.
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Silence shattered the Temple of Anubis which lay to the north of Thebes within bowshot of the shimmering, snaking Nile.
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The new Pharaoh-Queen of Egypt has her adviser, Amerotke, inspect a recent slew of killings, ascribed by a superstitious people to the God of the Dead.

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