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The story of journalist Lucy Shaw unfolds in the exotic location of the Maya ruins in Copan, Honduras. A well-known international journalist, she has been given the assignment to report on the recent discovery of a royal tomb believed to be the remains of the founding king of the Maya dynasty at Copan. From the start, mystery and calamity surround her assignment. The ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published December 1st 2010 by Ecco Qua Press
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Brianna Soloski
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The Warrior King ~ Wendy Murray ~ 294 pages ~ Amazon
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I loved The Warrior King. Subtitled A Love Story with Criminal Interruptions, the book was exactly that. Telling the story of journalist Lucy Shaw and archaeologist James Fee, the story takes us through their first meeting, period of dating, breakup, and eventually, their marriage. The criminal interruptions part is what brings James and Lucy together – the death of a guard at Copan Ruinas (the area o
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Autumn
Apr 22, 2014 Autumn rated it it was ok
I actually give this 2.5-3 stars not 2. This novel gives a lot of background to the culture which I thoroughly enjoyed and found fascinating. The struggling "relationship" between the two main characters was a bit lacking but by the end they did figure it all out. All in all it was a good and quick read.
Malcolm Barber
Excellent. I greatly enjoyed ‘The Warrior King'. I was first introduced to the Mayas through the French ethnologist, Michel Peissel, when he wrote about his exploration of coast of Quintana Roo in 1958 – ‘The Warrior King brings the Mayas to life again.
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Murray launched her career in the writing industry 25 years ago, starting as a freelance writer for a local paper. Her work immediately caught the eye of major media outlets resulting in her serving as a regional reporter for Time magazine in the early 1990s. Thereafter she worked for 10 years with a national magazine, first as an editor and staff writer, and later as Senior Writer. She has ...more
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