Archaeomysteries include stories in which: the protagonists, antagonists or victims are archaeologists, palaeontologists, or curators; where an archaeological dig, museum, or private collection is a key element in the plot; or where an ancient artefect is a key element in the plot.
The Cretan counterfeit
A girl is knifed after attempting to restore the reputation of a deceased archaeologist.
An army Major is shot in the back, and shortly afterwards a top secret anti-tank gun is stolen. The first book in the Martin Cotterell series.
Death wears a scarab
Quality Press Ltd.
The offer of a rare Egyptian manuscript is too much for a collector to resist, with fatal consequences for others.
Murder times three
W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd
An archaeologist is murdered, and then his secretary is dispatched in an identical manner.
The ghost dancers
A consultant is found dead at a major archaeological conference. The thirteenth book in the Arthur Landon series.
Le mystere de la grande pyramide: le papyrus de Manethon
Blake et Mortimer
Professor Mortimer travels to Egypt to investigate an alleged secret chamber in the great pyramid.
The plague maiden
A letter arrives at Tradmouth police station claiming that a convicted murderer is innocent. The eighth book in the Wesley Paterson series.
A painted doom
A former rock star is found shot in a field. The sixth book in the Wesley Peterson series.
The bone garden
A man is found stabbed to death in a caravan. The fifth book in the Wesley Peterson series.
The funeral boat
A Dutch tourist goes missing and abduction is suspected. The fourth book in the Wesley Paterson series.
The merchant's house
A young woman is found brutally murdered on a cliff path. The first book in the Wesley Paterson series.
Death among the fossils
University of New Mexico Press
Who killed Bob Shafer, noted and notorious paleoanthropologist?
The curse of the bronze lamp
William Morrow & Company
An archaeological relic is brought back to Britain with tragic results. The sixteenth book in the Henry Merrivale series.
A long way to Shiloh
Victor Gollancz Ltd
A Professor of archaeology is kidnapped when he is near to deciphering an ancient scroll.
A young woman's body is found inside an Egyptian coffin acquired by a museum. The eighteenth book in the Inspector Sloan series.
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