By Michael Elias
on the foot of a crumbling sacrificial altar on an Andes mountaintop, Nina Ramirez, an archaeology professor at Cuzco college in Peru, makes gorgeous discoveries. One is the mummified physique of an Inca lady buried 5 centuries in the past. the opposite is the corpse of a tender boy, lately suggested lacking, now unearthed in a freshly dug grave—and wearing an analogous exact ritual scarf because the old sufferer. It’s a clue Nina’s ex-lover, FBI agent Adam Palma, by no means desired to find.
A hostage retrieval expert, Adam has been enlisted to discover the son of a country division authentic abducted in Lima—just one in a chain of kid abductions said during the South American nation. yet as his direction converges with Nina’s, he needs to take care of a brand new worry: somebody is reviving the traditional Inca culture of human sacrifice. With the aid of a mysterious younger boy, Nina and Adam’s research will lead them into the never-ending unknown of the Amazon jungle to keep on with the shadow of a mythical conquistador. yet to unravel a twenty-first-century secret, they'll first need to face one in Adam’s personal savage and far away prior: his hyperlink to the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro.
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