"Peters is such a natural and gifted storyteller" ~ Historical Novel Society.
You, who have dug deep and sifted hard for a story to read, have unearthed an ancient treasure: a mystery from the dusty ages, when a boy could be a hero and fight for the good of all . . .Zet and Kat are in charge, now that their father is off fighting the Hyksos. Times are rough. One day, Zet spots a thief running from the medjay police. When the man gets away, the authorities offer a generous payment for his capture. Zet's determined to find the thief and to help his family by winning the much needed reward. The chase leads him and Kat into forbidden temples whispering with the voices of ancient gods, through a mysterious land of gold and majesty that the world has never forgotten.