Bram Stoker Best First Novel (nominee)
Egypt 1903. Howard Carter, later to become famous for discovering the tomb of Tutankhamun, has been fired from the Department of Antiquities. Using this as an opportunity to study the culture, mysteries and fathomless tombs of Egypt's ancient past, Carter hires himself out as a guide to tourists - but he could never have conceived the timeless rituals and age-old horrors he would uncover in the Valley of the Kings. Cities of the Dead --- They are alive - now and forever.
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Used availability for Michael Paine's Cities of the Dead
January 1990 : UK Paperback
October 1988 : USA Paperback