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The Torch of Tangier (Lily Sampson #2)

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War time Tangier, policed by Franco's Guardia Civil, thick with many nationalities including Germans and Allies, bitter with the insults of Colonialism, is a dangerous place. Archaeologist Lily Sampson, recruited from her studies in Chicago by the enigmatic Dr. Drury, finds herself in Morocco digging up Neanderthal artifacts at the Cave of Hercules. Quite soon, she's summo ...more
ebook, 194 pages
Published May 27th 2010 by Poisoned Pen Press (first published 2006)
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Brenda Hawley
This series set in Pre World War II with its female archaeologist who encounters political problems and murder are fun reads. Interesting plots and settings.
An interesting time and place, but the book could have used another round of edits. It was choppy.
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Aka Aileen Baron.

Aileen Garsson Baron is retired from a distinguished career as professor of archaeology, where her research took her to many parts of the world, and numerous seasons of fieldwork in the Middle East. She taught for twenty years in the Departmant of Anthropology at California State University, Fullerton. Her many years of archaeological fieldwork in the Middle East include a year at
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