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Deep in the heart of the rainforest of Belize, the MacGregor family becomes embroiled in an international caper involving Mayan treasure, villainous looters, secret ruins, and human sacrifice. This seventh book in the MacGregor Family Adventure Series takes Chris MacGregor and his siblings into a frightening world of ancient Mayan history and legend as they pursue a madman through the dense jungle.
In an effort to locate the hidden tomb of a Mayan king, the psychopathic Mr. Frost leads a team of thieves in stealing all of the ancient Mayan codices from museums around the globe. When Frost kidnaps two of the children, it’s up to the teenage heroes to solve the mystery of the Mayans before it’s too late. Flush with action and suspense, this fast-paced Central American adventure brings the MacGregor family closer than ever to confronting their mortality.
The award-winning MacGregor Family Adventure Series has received praise from such outlets as School Library Journal, VOYA, and best-selling author Clive Cussler. Each book in the series features a deep knowledge of cultural, historical, and environmental issues as well as foreign landscapes, technology, and sociopolitical issues.
About the Author
Richard Trout, an environmental biologist and college professor, researches the details of his adventure tales to make them meticulously accurate. The books in his MacGregor Family Adventure Series, which include Cayman Gold: Lost Treasure of Devils Grotto, Elephant Tears: Mask of the Elephant, Falcon of Abydos: Oracle of the Nile, Czar of Alaska: The Cross of Charlemagne, Sign of the Dragon, and Devil’s Breath Volcano, have been selected by National Geographic for the JASON Project and have been finalists for an Oklahoma Book Award and a Teddy Award from the Writers’ League of Texas. He lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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ECLIPSE OF THE JAGUAR
By Richard Trout
JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
192 print pages; 5 ½ x 8 ½ Map
ISBN: 9781455616480 ePub file
Download file size: 431 kB