This undated publicity image released by HarperCollins shows author Barbara Mertz. Mertz, an Egyptologist who wrote dozens of mystery and suspense novels under two pseudonyms, died Thursday morning, ... more 
This undated publicity image released by HarperCollins shows author Barbara Mertz. Mertz, an Egyptologist who wrote dozens of mystery and suspense novels under two pseudonyms, died Thursday morning, Aug. 8, 2013, at her home, in Frederick, Md., her daughter Elizabeth told her publisher HarperCollins. She was 85. (AP Photo/HarperCollins) less 
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Thu, Aug 8, 2013 12:29 PM EDT