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   From the mean streets of Chicago to the danger filled jungles of Mexico's Yucatan Penninsula, follow Jack Riley and Moria Clark as they race against the clock to stop a modern day Mexican Revolution and the ascent to power of a man claiming to be the reincarnation of the ancient Mayan god Kulkulcan, also known as The Feathered Serpent!
    Following the murder of Professor Santo Cortez at the Field Museum Of Natural History in Chicago, and an aborted raid on a Mayan artifact display aboart the Casino Boat Windy City, Jack and Moria find themselves drawn deeper into a deadly mystery. Aided by Riley's partner Ken Alston and Moria's old college roommate Archeologist Julie Carr, the intrepid duo delve into the reasons why a blood cult known as the Sons of The Feathered Serpent killed the professor and stole priceless Mayan artifacts. Dodging attempts to kill them by the group, the fearless foursome follows the trail to the Mayan Ruins at Chichen Itza, where they encounter giant guardian rattlesnakes and find the key to the mystery. Why does the man calling himself Kulkulcan want the statues given to Julie Carr by her deceased father? What is he after? The answer lies in previously undiscovered ruins near the border of Belize. Ruins that lie atop a giant oil field coveted by Riley's old adversaries at Aries Oil.
    Can Riley and company solve the mystery of what Kulkulcan is after? Or will they perish, victims of a madman's quest for Mayan Gold?
The review of this Book prepared by Bill Craig








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Exploring into the wild    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   getting to know a nice woman    -   searching for treasure/artifacts    -   surviving elements in wilderness Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico Mountains:    -   climbing on trails    -   falling off Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   alligators/crocs    -   snakes    -   lost city    -   quicksand

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   descript. of breasts    -   descript. of other female areas    -   descript. of male nudity A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   military technology Unusual forms of death    -   poisoning    -   eaten    -   crushed    -   impaled    -   decapitated    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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