The Mayan Secrets (Fargo Adventure, Book 5)

By Clive Cussler, Thomas Perry

The notable new novel from the number one New York Times–bestselling grand grasp of adventure.

Husband-and-wife crew Sam and Remi Fargo are in Mexico, once they come across a impressive discovery—the skeleton of a guy clutching an historic sealed pot, and in the pot, a Mayan booklet, greater than someone has ever obvious. The ebook comprises staggering information regarding the Mayans, approximately their towns, and approximately mankind itself. The secrets and techniques are so robust that a few humans could do something to own them—as the Fargos are approximately to discover out.

Before their experience is completed, many women and men will die for that book—and Sam and Remi may be between them.

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They have been bent on destroying what remained of Mayan civilization and killing or enslaving each Mayan individual. It used to be the ultimate curse after an extended sequence of curses. A Mayan—and this used to be someone of the royal class—would have taken the lengthy view. those are humans whose calendar used to be divided into cycles 5,125 years lengthy. He may need believed that the booklet he was once saving contained info necessary to preserving the area intact or rebuilding it sooner or later. ” “I consider, then, he wouldn’t hesitate to sacrifice himself to save lots of the ebook.

Sam sighed yet acknowledged not anything. “That’s the only factor we really be aware of for sure,” acknowledged Remi. “All we need to do is examine the 4 significant websites within the codex that David got here to teach us. we all know the best way she thinks. She’s grasping. She’ll begin with the most important one. ” Sam checked out Remi, then at Caine. “I need to admit, that appears to be like the best way Sarah Allersby thinks. Which one is the largest? ” “I’ll move commence packing,” stated Remi. “And, this time, I’d prefer to contain much more ammunition. ” LA JOLLA Russell stood beside Ruiz on the fringe of the paved walkway above the seashore at Goldfish aspect.

Selma unrolled one among them, then others. “These are really dreadful,” she stated. “That king seems similar to Elvis—who was once, come to think about it, The King. ” She unwrapped a small pot. “And examine these—sparkly paint in case this warrior gentleman isn’t fancy sufficient. ” Remi laughed. “I imagine these have been the foundation for Sam’s advancements to the genuine pot. ” Sam reached in and lightly lifted the real Mayan pot. He set it upright at the desk. Selma moaned. “That is frightening. Gold and silver paint?

Sooner than or after we’re out of ammo? ” “Now can be an excellent time,” he stated. He went down the stairs to the entryway, appeared round the wall to determine if any enemies have been in sight yet observed none. He restacked the firewood he had piled within the passage, poured many of the whiskey on it, struck a fit and lit a fireplace. because it grew, he saved his shotgun aimed toward the outlet past. whilst the hearth used to be flaming excessive and the resin-dripping branches have been blazing torches, he took 4 of them jointly and ran as much as the walkway.

I’m an novice archaeologist and collector focusing on primary the USA, yet I nonetheless need to attend to mundane duties. ” “What information have you ever heard? ” requested Remi. “That your locate at Volcán Tacaná in Mexico integrated a valuable jar from Copán. ” She paused. “And additionally a Mayan codex. ” “Interesting,” Sam acknowledged, hiding his surprise. “Where may well you've gotten heard that? ” She laughed softly. “If I instructed humans approximately my personal resources, they wouldn’t be private and they’d cease being my assets.

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