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On a mission to Egypt to retrace the steps of the great explorer Giovanni Belzoni, the next stop is Abu Simbel. But Merry and friends have more reasons for wanting to make the trip down Lake Nasser than just to see The Great Temple of Ramses that Belzoni famously dug from the sand.
First, there’s the golden statuette of Helen of Troy apparently found there. And second, the promise – on very good authority – of a stash of treasure.
Intrigued and mystified – as both are surely impossible – Merry sets sail to find out more.
This is the ninth book in my fiction series following Meredith Pink’s adventures in Egypt. The books are escapist fiction – adventure stories – set in the present day. All have an ancient Egyptian mystery at their heart.
The first book in the series is Carter’s Conundrums. It starts with Merry, on holiday in Egypt, getting trapped inside the Howard Carter Museum in Luxor, and making a discovery … This sets her off an a treasure hunt, and the adventure of a lifetime.
The books are aimed at adults who enjoy action, mystery and adventure stories. And at anybody with at least a passing interest in ancient Egypt; its mysteries, treasures and enduring civilisation.
All books are available in Kindle and paperback formats on Amazon. I do hope you enjoy them…
The paperback version of Meredith Pink’s latest adventure in Egypt is now available on Amazon. Nefertari’s Narrative takes Merry on a journey along the Nile where, of course, she gets caught up in another madcap mystery trying to discover what happened to an ancient set of stone tablets which seem to shed light on the origins of the beautiful Queen Nefertari.
As ever, things are not plain sailing for Merry. A series of mishaps leave her wondering if things are quite what they seem, and whether she is the only one hoping to unlock secrets from Egypt’s ancient past.
This version of the paperback has the original style cover. It will be available until end-January 2018 with this cover. I’ll then update it with the new cover design.
I do hope you enjoy this latest Merry adventure. If so please do leave a review on Amazon. I also read and respond to all comments you leave here on my website.
The whole series of Meredith Pink’s adventures in Egypt, starting with Carter’s Conundrums, is available in both ebook and paperback on Amazon.
Book number 8 in the series following Meredith Pink’s adventures in Egypt is now available for download on Amazon sites internationally.
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When approached with an unexpected job offer, Merry leaps at the chance of a return to Egypt, hoping also to discover what happened to a set of ancient tablets once found in Queen Nefertari’s temple at Abu Simbel. These appear to explain the origins of this mysterious ancient Egyptian Queen.
But once employed on her mission along the Nile, it soon becomes clear all may not be quite as it seems. There are those for whom her new role is both an opportunity and a threat. As a series of unexplained mishaps befall her party, Merry starts to wonder whom she can trust and whether she is the only one hoping to unearth Egypt’s ancient secrets.
The paperback version will be available in a few days. I do hope you enjoy Merry’s latest adventure. As ever, I welcome all feedback here on my website. I read and appreciate all reviews on Amazon. More adventures are planned for publication in 2018. Thank you. Fiona.
FINALLY … the new cover for Belzoni’s Bequest in paperback is available on Amazon. It took ages to upload for reasons I don’t pretend to understand.
So now the whole series of seven books is available in both Kindle e-book and paperback versions, starting with Carter’s Conundrums.
For the uninitiated, these are a series of light, escapist stories following Meredith Pink’s adventures in Egypt. They’re modern stories, but each has an ancient Egyptian mystery at its heart. I’ve made a start on number eight, which I hope to publish early next year.
Here’s the new book cover for my latest novel in the Meredith Pink series, now available on Amazon.
Swapping the heat and dust of Egypt for the cooler climes of London, Merry and Adam find themselves caught up in an intrigue involving the Egyptian collection at the exalted British Museum.
First of all, an Egyptologist disappears in the midst of a security evacuation. Then Merry stumbles across a mystery suggesting the circus strongman Giovanni Belzoni and his wife discovered more than just tombs and temples during their excavations in the early 1800s.
A stolen journal, a set of newspaper-wrapped artefacts, and a blast from Adam’s past combine to make this a most perplexing mystery!
I hope you enjoy it. As ever, I welcome feedback and comments. I also read and appreciate all reviews on Amazon.
Fiona Deal, October 2016
The books are present-day adventure stories. Meredith (Merry) is a thoroughly modern heroine who gets caught up in ancient Egyptian mysteries. No time travel, but in Carter’s Conundrums she embarks on a treasure hunt.
When English tourist Meredith Pink finds herself locked inadvertently in the Howard Carter museum in Luxor for the night, she has no idea about the thrilling Egyptian adventure she’s about to embark on. The museum was once Howard Carter’s home, where he lived during the historic years of his discovery and clearance of Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Attempting to break free, Merry accidentally smashes the frame surrounding an original Carter watercolour of an elusive Egyptian queen. The discovery inside of a hidden message from Howard Carter himself, together with a set of mysterious hieroglyphics, sets her off on a quest to solve the puzzle of a lifetime.
Along the way she teams up with the dashing Adam Tennyson, a self-proclaimed “thwarted” Egyptologist. Together they set about unriddling the ancient texts, and find themselves on a madcap treasure hunt around some of Egypt’s most thrilling locations.
An exciting blend of adventure, mystery and romance, Carter’s Conundrums will demand all of Merry’s imagination and love of the fabled ancient land of the pharaohs to keep her on the trail, and out of trouble.
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Fiona Deal – author of Meredith Pink’s Adventures in Egypt