Books tagged: archaeology mystery

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Winter's Edge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,450. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Growing up in an asylum like Creedmore should have broken Ena's spirit. The search for the mother who abandoned her leads to the Shawangunk Mountains in New York. Hired to collate archaeological documents at the local college, she is drawn in to helping local detective Galen Hill find a serial killer, and finds instead a way to let go of the past.
The Mattherhill Pirates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,410. Language: Australian English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » General
Nick's aunt has gone missing, leaving few clues to point the way. With a makeshift crew comprised of mercenaries, an ex-pirate, and a war veteran with a missing arm, it's up to Nick to brave pirates and intrigue to bring her back to civilization. Set against a backdrop of Edwardian Steampunk, The Mattherhill Pirates is part adventure and part mystery, all wrapped up in piracy and politics.
The Translucent God
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When archaeologists discover an ancient human civilization, a series of strange artifacts give them clues to the people’s religious obsession.
Do Not Disturb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.
The Alliance
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
“Indiana Jones meets the DaVinci Code” WSJ 7/19/13 Four men of faith confront an ancient evil, and a sinister conspiracy whose tentacles stretch from Stockholm to Singapore. At the heart of the thriller is a Green Beret turned Priest who is an expert in the black market sale of stolen artifacts. When you stare down evil, a few prayers can help, but so can a well-aimed sniper rifle.
Digging up the Past
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Karen Price had been looking forward to her wedding for nearly a year. It had been cancelled twice, once due to a plague of magical insects and once because of an outbreak of zombies. Of course a wedding never goes entirely to plan and as ex Marine Mike Doyle battles dark forces Karen finds herself in unexpected danger along with an unaware tv crew and a group of archaeologists digging up the past
The Flesh of the Gods at Kv62
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On November 4, 1922 the Tomb of Tutankhamun is discovered. A magical realist story inspired by Jorge Luis Borges.
Sinkhole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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While investigating one of the deepest caves in the world, a team of scientists and cave explorers becomes trapped. They must rely on a phobic doctor and a Mayan revolutionary to come to their rescue. In their descent, they encounter chambers drenched in snottites, toxic gas, fast-flowing sumps, and a mystery—or curse—that may leave them buried 2000 meters deep. Will they escape?
The Last Maya Shaman: Part I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,080. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Budding archaeologist Chanla Pex, descendant of a Maya king and destined to be a shaman, finds an ancient Mayan bark-book. While seeking treasure from its riddle, she interrupts a knife-wielding looter. She curses him to death by crocodile and discovers powers she didn’t know she had. Pex channels her talents as a shaman to trace stolen Maya artifacts and becomes the Indiana Jones of the Yucatán.
Greek Fire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,170. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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When Bill Martin wins an auction on eBay, he gets more than he bargained for. He is surprised to receive not only the Graflex he bid on, but also a rare camera over one hundred years old and some old prints and plates. He soon becomes embroiled in a game of cat and mouse.