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A serial killer is on the loose, depositing his victims' hearts amid the Toltec ruins of central Mexico. Meanwhile, a priceless Mesoamerican artifact is stolen from the University of Utah, sweeping archaeologists Anthony Peet and Lori Dewson on a desperate recovery mission south of the border. Accompanied by a reluctant colleague, an enthusiastic young journalist and a Yaq ...more
Paperback, 462 pages
Published 2010 by Whiskey Creek Press
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Jul 26, 2010 rated it really liked it
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When I was approached by the author to do an interview or book review, I accepted a free ebook copy in exchange and was especially looking forward to reading it because the excerpt on her website www.theresadanley.com hooked me right away.

If you like books that engage your mind with details, historical, archaeological, scientific or anthropological facts, then Effigy by Theresa Danley is just the novel for you. In the format of a mystery thriller, the story is as much an exposition of Mayan lore
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Aug 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
A former student of mine wrote this....Of course, she can't go wrong! I am so impressed with this book! Looking forward to reading her second one DEITY. Theresa obviously did a TON of research for this book in order to share so much about archeology! I was impressed, and I learned a lot. It was a suspenseful story...a few predictable moments, but she's a novice writer. There were a few times I'd rather have just had the mystery and not the archeological background, but it was necessary to the st ...more
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Theresa Danley’s interest in history, science and adventure all come together in her action-packed archaeological thrillers. Her explosive adventures explore the impacts ancient mythologies can have on modern ideologies, extracting answers to the unknown and mysterious through heart-pounding, edge-of-your-seat suspense.

Theresa began linking the realms of the ancient world with the present with the
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