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By Victoria Holt

For hundreds of years the tombs of the Pharaos have been haunted by means of a perilous curse. And whilst eminent archaeologists have died mysteriously, Judith Osmond used to be convinced that it used to be the curse at paintings. Then, in a single day, her lifestyles replaced. there has been an unforeseen inheritance. Then Tybalt, a tender archaeologist and the fellow she loved, requested her to marry him. yet Tybalt deliberate a honeymoon amid the tombs of the Pharoahs, and unexpectedly it seemed as though the curse of the kings had come to hang-out Judith . . .

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I believe you’re afraid of that room,” I declared. She indignantly denied this. I became more and more obsessed and wanted to know exactly what it felt like to be embalmed and laid to rest in a sarcophagus. I forced Hadrian to join me and together we found some old sheets and one of these we cut into strips, and when we all went to Giza House for our music lesson Hadrian and I contrived to have ours first and then we went into the garden where we had hidden our sheets and bandages in an old summerhouse.

Come in,” I called. Dorcas and Alison were standing there. ” “We heard you come in,” said Alison. ” They looked at each other and exchanged smiles. “We were listening for you,” said Dorcas. There was silence. This was unusual. “Something is wrong,” I insisted. “No, dear, nothing has changed. ” “It is all rather mysterious,” I said. Alison drew a deep breath and said: “Well, Judith …” Dorcas nodded to her to proceed. ” “Yes, a distant one,” I said. ” I looked from one to the other. ” Alison cleared her throat.

It’s Judith. ” “I believe she’s dead,” said Sabina. ” I wailed. “You’re not dead. ” Then I saw the stranger standing in the doorway. He was tall, and so different from anyone I had ever seen before that for the moment I thought he was one of the gods come for vengeance. He looked angry enough. He stared at me. What a sight I must have looked—my bandages hanging about me, the sheet still over my head. From me he looked to Theodosia. “Good God,” he said and picked her up. “Judith dressed up as a mummy,” squealed Sabina.

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