The Xibalba Murders
Publish date: February 4th 2013
Publisher: Bev Editions
Pages no: 290
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
, Amateur Sleuth
Series: An Archaeological Mystery (#1)
Lara McClintoch, her marriage ended and her antiques business sold, eagerly embarks on a trip to Mexico to help an old friend solve a mystery. On arrival, her friend puts off their meeting and then disappears. After Lara witnesses a brazen robbery of a valuable statue of the ancient Mayan civilizati...
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...
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