By the author of the acclaimed Amelia Peabody, Egyptologist series, this book shows a bit of the complexity of those stories. It isn't a formula 'girl meets boy, girl loses boy, girl gets boy back.' You'll suspect Who-dunnit, but change your mind several times before the mystery unravels at the end.
interesting details about cultures in Mexico. The usual Peters romp. Fun, but not as good as her Amelia Peabody mysteries.
Elizabeth Peters is know for her "Amelia Peabody" books, but her stand alone's are just as good.
If you like adventure tales in exotic places then Elizabeth Peters is the one for you. This time she takes us deep into the heart of Ancient Mexico in a tale full of twists and turns.
really suspenseful and interesting. set in contemporary mexico-lots of plot twists.
The pyramids of Mexico City's Walk of the Dead towered above and around Carold Farley, their beauty shrouded in the terror they suddenly held for the young American. For someone had tipped her that her father was alive in Mexico, and now that someone is after her!
This was an interesting read, not what I was expecting. I've been reading a lot of mysteries lately and this one was tame in comparison. Carol is a strong-headed, gutsy gal. I found myself skimming some sections, but overall it held my interest.
I liked this book. It was different from Peters other writing which was refreshing. Not that her other works are not just as good. Just something different and more modern. A nice read.
The pyramids of Mexico City's Walk of the Dead towered above and around Carol Farley, their beauty shrouded in the terror they suddenly held for the young American. It began as Carol's Christmas vacation ended; an envelope waiting for her in her room, an an anonymously sent piece of mail with a newspaper clipping in it it. Blurred, but still recognizable, it was a picture of her father. It was the first time in years that Carol could be certain he was alive. Because he was Carol went to Mexico, and because she went to Mexico ...