Lord of the Silent is by Elizabeth Peters. The thirteenth installment in the Amelia Peabody series. It is 1915, and WWI is in full swing. The Emerson's return to Egypt and are determined to focus on archeology and keep Ramses out of the spy business. Of course, as fans of this series can probably predict, Amelia and Emerson find another dead body in their assigned excavation. Ramses and Nefret are married and travel to another location to check on tomb robbers, and keep Ramses away from those who want him to return to his work for the government. Then there is the question of whether the Master Criminal has returned from the dead. Fans of this series will enjoy this book as well.
Ratings: 9th grade - 8 out of 10 - AC (some mature thematic content) - V (violence).