Ancient Mysteries and Intriguing History in One Romantic Read! Get wrapped up in this richly atmospheric novel about mummies, curses, and spies! Agnes Wilkins dreams of wild adventures that are beyond the reach of a 17-year-old London debutante in 1815. So when she finds herself standing in front of an Egyptian mummy, selected to make the first ceremonial cut into the wrappings at the social event of the year, she is thrilled to be distracted temporarily from a dull future of home, husband, and high society. Little does she know that the mummy hides a secret that has nothing to do with pyramids! Soon she stands at the center of international intrigue involving espionage, codes, and Emperor Napoleon. Her quick wits are her best protection, and romance with a young Egyptologist is just one step away.