Secrets of a Sun King
Published: 2018 by Faber & Faber
Level: Middle Years (6-9)
It's November, 1922. In a valley in Egypt the tomb of a pharaoh is about to be opened.. The world waits for news. Thirteen-year-old Lilian Kaye is eagerly following the story. But one morning the news takes a nasty turn when a famous Egyptologist disappears. All that is left are his feet. And when Lil's grandfather becomes ill, and a mysterious package turns up for him from the Egyptologist, Lil starts to believe the rumours of a pharaoh's curse.