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ARCE Member and Author Janis Susan May Uncloaks Her Fascination with the Greatest Muse of All: Egypt | American Research Center in Egypt: The second blessing was Jane Akshar, owner of Flats in Luxor (which rents out the loveliest flats for holiday makers) and a tour arranger. When it became obvious that I would not be able to go over for this book, she volunteered to be my researcher-on-site and was invaluable with little things like train schedules and travel times – things you can’t really find on the internet.
I have to give a plug to Janis as she so kindly gave my business a plug
recent ARCE newsletter carries an interview with Janis and a preview of
her latest book. "Publishing simultaneously under four pseudonyms, the
author shares her deep passion for Egypt and writing and then reveals
the genesis of her current project, A Killing at El Kab. Read
about her stay in the dig house of 19th century English architect and
Egyptologist, Somers Clarke, where the story is set. Says May, "Our
trip to the dig house was spectacular, the stuff of dreams. The house
itself is a fantastic, romantic, domed dream of a
I have read lots of her books including the Egyptian File, cracking holiday reads.