The Jaguar Mask

By Daniel Easterman

Set within the middle of the yankee jungle and that includes Declan Carberry, the not-so good-looking hero of Day of Wrath, this page-turner oozes pleasure, exotica and formulation One suspense. Archaeologist Leo is on a dig. yet this is often no usual task. he is deep within the center of the Mexican jungle uncovering one other centuries-old Mayan urban. Like a medical professional appearing a most-intricate operation, Leo and his group skilfully eliminate every one crumb of earth with the maximum precision. In France, Declan Carberry is busy attempting to remedy a string of formality serial murders. terrible within the severe, the questions are who and why? Declan must stream quickly, for time is operating out. Delving into the heritage of the Conquistadors and the Maya of South the US, this vertiginous story of snaring and netting, outdated rituals and smooth codes, blood-letting and immortality is Easterman at his dizzying top.

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