Welcome back to Finished for Friday. My finishes this week include a book and another ornament.
This was a fun read. Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters. The main character, Amelia Peabody, is a Victorian woman of means who decides to travel through Egypt and indulge her interest in archeology. She's a spunky heroine who doesn't shy from using her parasol as a weapon to clear a crowd.
The pursuit of antiquities leads to a mystery, some romance, and some excellent descriptions of Egypt. The mystery wasn't particularly difficult to figure out, but the action kept up at a good pace. Indiana Jones would have been proud.
In the crafty department, I finished another ornament for next Christmas; Clara from the Nutcracker. This one will be for Drama Girl. It's beaded with tiny beads and I had to use a magnifier to do it. Fun but a lot of work for such a tiny piece.