Mayan Gold

Rated 3.75/5 based on 4 reviews
Action/adventure thriller involving the theft of a rare Mayan gold mask from a pyramid in the Yucatan and the ensuing mad scramble involving a police detective from Britain and his archeologist brother, a Maya shaman and his beautiful daughter, a drug kingpin and assorted thugs, and the often lethal jungle creatures. From sea to jungle the region and people pulse as the story races to its climax.

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Words: 113,270
Language: English
ISBN: 9781452377513
About Tim Nichol

Born Arthur Nichol but known as Tim by his many friends in his adopted hometown, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico, the author of Mayan Gold was a British-born seaman who traveled the world on commercial vessels as well as his own boats. He had begun writing about his adventures and had drawn on several years’ research and experiences on the southeastern coast of Mexico to create a thriller based in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. A few short weeks after finishing the novel, Tim died New Year’s Eve, 2009, in a Hermosillo, Mexico hospital. But Mayan Gold will live on as an e-book published by Tim’s friends.

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Review by: Veronica Foley on May 31, 2010 : (no rating)
Living in Mexico, but in the North, this book has made me want to travel south. A very interesting fast moving romance,mystery and history. Well done Tim sorry I never met you, as you must have been a very colourfu and interesting person.
(reviewed 5 months after purchase)

Review by: douglas carothers on May 29, 2010 :
A great book that makes you want to visit the site in hopes of seeing some of the characters and learning more of the culture and history.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)

Review by: Robert Hilton on April 29, 2010 :
A well crafted action story that takes brief time outs to teach valuable historical and cultural facts that add depth to the story. Not your everyday mindless thriller. I am very sad we won't be reading Tim's works anymore
(reviewed 21 days after purchase)

Review by: Barb Laane on Feb. 21, 2010 :
I really enjoyed this book. I found the history behind the mask interesting. The thrill of the chase kept me wanting to find out what happened next. I highly recommend this book.
(reviewed 21 days after purchase)

Review by: Mary Tannehill on Jan. 09, 2010 :
Fans of James Rollins should enjoy. Good plot and lots of action. Very visual descriptions - enough to keep me out of any jungles in the future.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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