The Xibalba Murders: An Archeological Mystery
Lara flies to Malta to personally furnish the home of Toronto's Martin Galea, whose reputation as an architect is rivaled only by his reputation as a womanizer.But when he turns up dead, Lara soon finds out that her client and his new home share a troubled past -- a past that stretches back to... show more
Lara flies to Malta to personally furnish the home of Toronto's Martin Galea, whose reputation as an architect is rivaled only by his reputation as a womanizer.But when he turns up dead, Lara soon finds out that her client and his new home share a troubled past -- a past that stretches back to the ancient world, and reaches out with the insidious hand of modern intrigue...
Publish date: April 1st 1997
Pages no: 290
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
, Amateur Sleuth
Series: An Archaeological Mystery (#1)
I need to mention I received this book from GoodReads giveaways.A Canadian store owner Lara McClintoch is recently divorced. It seems to me lately having a main heroine suffering from a bitter divorce, but always finding tall, dark, and handsome guy (or looking for him really hard) is a necessary pa...
Antiques dealer Lara McClintoch goes to Mexico at the calling of her local expert, Dr. Hernan Castillo Rivera, because he tells her there is an important archaeological dig going on that may result in some new finds for her shop.Almost immediately after Lara's arrival, Castillo Rivera disappears and...
The premise of this book (and I presume the whole series) is mysteries that occur during archeological digs. The main protagonist is the owner of an antiquities store who travels the globe and gets involved in solving the mysteries that occur. At first I wasn't sure what I was going to think of th...
A good start to the series. I learned a few things about Maya mythology. The archeological background of the writer and the way she integrated the information in the plot makes the reader receptive to the information. It is still not perfectly blended into the plot but it's far from the pages and pa...