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Spirit of the Jaguar

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An ancient prophecy to be fulfilled. An age-old debt to be repaid.

** Commended in the Fellowship of Australian Writers national literary awards 2009 **

When seventeen year old Mack and friends head to the jungles of Central America to visit an archaeological dig, they never expect to become entangled in an intrigue of stolen artifacts.


Kindle Edition, 267 pages
Published July 11th 2015 (first published September 17th 2012)
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Michael Laird
Aug 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An exciting story of life and death in ancient Mayan times.

Through the power of ancient Mayan magic the three young people, plus a modern-day Mayan friend, are taken back in time where they are forced to deal with terrible treachery that threatens the whole of Mayan civilization. Together with new friends they learn to overcome, not just the enemy, but the dangers and challenges of the untamed jungle and the endless caves beneath it.

The story starts off briskly with a bit of action then takes
Ann Girdharry
Sep 09, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great story focusing on three teens as they grapple with ancient Mayan myths and a prophecy which must be fulfilled.
I particularly enjoyed the atmospheric setting in Belize amongst the rainforest and the ruins of Mayan civilisation.
The author clearly has knowledge of both to be able to include the sounds and sights and sensory experiences so realistically. It made the story vivid.
I also liked the inclusion of moments where ancient cultures clashed with modern views and judgements - because i
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Born in Africa, brought up in England, Christina now lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband, sons, and dog. She has a love of travel, and hopes to visit as many far flung parts of the world that life allows her. Meanwhile, her interest in ancient peoples and lost civilizations is fed by her reading and writing.

Her time spent exploring the jungles and caves of Belize, infuses her first novel

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