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Jan | 14209 comments Machu Picchu Word Search
September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019

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This is a longer list than usual since the accompanying Climbing Machu Picchu Challenge is a longer dated challenge. So don't worry you have more time to find all the words! And you DO NOT need to participate in the Climbing MP to participate in the word search

Below is the list of 75 words for you to find. They can only be found within the text of the book - no covers, titles or authors, please. For each word you find, please provide the book title, page or location, and the sentence or phrase containing the word.

Happy Hunting!!

Words
Acclimate
Agriculture
Alien
Alignment
Altar
Altitude
Andes
Archaeology
Artifact
Ascent
Astronomy
Bath
Bus
Capital
Carving
Channel
Climb
Condor
Constellation
Cultural
Descendent
Discovery
Emperor
Empire
Endangered
Engineer
Estate
Gateway
Highest (no variations)
Hike
Hut
Inca
Invader
Knot
Llama
Manpower
Masonry
Mile-high (hyphenated or two words)
Million
Mortar
Native
Niche
Observatory
Obstacle
Passport
Peak
Permit
Peru
Purification
Rail
Regulation
Remote
Restrict
Retreat
Ritual
Royal
Ruins
Ruler (no variations)
Security
Shadow
Solstice
South America
Stairs
Stamp
Sundial
Suspension (no variations)
Terrace
Tourist
Trail
Trek
Turret
Watchman
Weaponry (no variations)
Wheel
Yale


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Machu Picchu Word Search
September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019
75/75

Book Used: Why the Whales Came by Michael Morpurgo
Carving - Loc 363 "he had been carving birds"
Channel - "rowed slowly down the channel"
Climb - Loc 971 "It was a long, painful climb."
Discovery - Loc 805 "for fear of discovery"
Gateway - Loc 1683 "sniffing every gateway as they passed"
Highest - Loc 1722 "to the highest standards"
Million - Loc 181 "not in a million years"
Peak - Loc 613 The peaks of their caps"
Retreat - Loc 389 "we had to retreat to the shelter"
Shadow - Loc 734 "the shadow of war grew ever closer"
Stairs - Loc 680 "coming down the stairs"
Trail - Loc 250 "A trail of footprints"
Turret - Loc 814 "their turrets bristling with guns"

Book Used: Off Kilter by Glen Robins
Altitude - Page 223 "gaining altitude as they went"
Andes - Page 147 "high in the Andes mountains"
Archaeology - Page 101 "the goals of his archaeology expedition"
Ascent - Page 19 "continued his ascent"
Bath - Page 115 "He draped a bath towel over the cart"
Bus - Page 25 "jumped on the first bus that came"
Hike - Page 8 "They hiked a mile or two."
Invader - Page 83 "a test from the mystery invader"
Knot - Page 38 "stomach twisting into a knot"
Manpower - Page 39 "he expressed the need for more manpower"
Native - Page 27 "resist his native restlessness"
Obstacle - Page 105 "the next obstacle would be clearing customs"
Passport - Page 14 "an assumed name with a counterfeit passport"
Peru - Page 120 "Make your way to Peru."
Rail - Page 20 "one hand on the rail for balance"
Remote - Page 119 "take you to a remote airstrip"
Restrict - Page 3 "less exposed, although more restrictive"
Royal - Page 18 "breach at the Royal Bank of Scotland"
Ruins - Page 149 "chattering about the amazing ruins"
South America - Page 149 "transportation options through South America"
Stamp - Page 57 "the time stamp on the last one"
Tourist - Page 75 "made him look like a wealthy tourist"
Wheel - Page 69 "swung her legs under the steering wheel"

Book Used: All the Good Parts by Loretta Nyhan
Acclimate - Page 283 "don't allow him to acclimate"
Alien - Page 80 "he could sleep through an alien invasion"
Altar - Page 50 "at the altar of my own foolishness"
Capital - Page 304 "we were both trying with a capital T"
Engineer - Page 42 "went to work as an engineer"
Security - Page 14 "maintain any kind of financial security"

Book Used: Then There Was You by Kara Isaac
Empire - Page 245 "to build some sort of Tyler family empire"
Estate - Page 35 "good taste in real estate"
Masonry - Page 178 "the masonry still falling around them"
Regulation - Page 130 "created by new health and safety regulations"
Terrace - Page 11 "stepping onto the large terrace"

Book Used: The Lost City of the Condor  by Loretta Jackson
Agriculture - As an agricultural people who lived close to the land"
Alignment - Page 171 "sat in direct alignment"
Artifact - Page 8 "a wealth of priceless artifacts"
Condor - Page 9 "were laid to rest with a golden condor"
Constellation - Page 120 "constellation if called Chakana"
Emperor - "death of some Inca emperor"
Hut - Page 27 "he was storming the hut"
Inca - Page 6 "another lost city of the Incas"
Llama - Page 85 "an occasional horse or llama"
Niche - Page 212 "a niche where she can find a firm foothold"
Observatory - Page 180 ""One I think is an astronomical observatory"
Permit - Page 165 "I have a permit"
Ritual - Page 111 "the ritual was sacred"
Sundial - Page 208 "intrigued with the sundial"
Trek - Page 123 "this trek of ours has become too dangerous"

Book Used: Micronesian Blues by Bryan Vila
Cultural - Page 64 "Cultural differences were creating an even bigger roadblock"
Mortar - Page 24 "the chatter of machine guns and the mortars booming"
Weaponry - Page 120 "whatever weaponry might be needed"

Book Used: In the Teeth of the Northeaster A Solo Voyage on Lake Superior by Marlin Bree
Watchman - Audio (Chapter 4) "This is my watchman. And he handed me a skull"

Book Used: Midlife Cabernet Life, Love & Laughter after Fifty by Elaine Ambrose
Yale - Page 72 "may or may not have been Yale"

Book Used: Murder at Dolphin Bay (Sand and Sea Hawaiian Mystery #1) by Kathi Daley
Suspension - Loc 1119 "a suspension without pay"

Book Used: Murder at the Painted Lady by Barbara Warren
Descendent - Page 164 "Otis' descendents would just have to get over it"

Book Used: Isle Be Seeing You (Islands of Aloha Mystery Book 9) by JoAnn Bassett
Astronomy - Page 167 "studying the Seven Sisters in astronomy"

Book Used: Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2) by Robin LaFevers
Endangered - Page 292 "endangered you even further"
Ruler - Page 207 "ruler of the entire kingdom"

Book Used: The Late Bloomers' Club by Louise Miller
Solstice - Page 124 "during the Summer Solstice celebration"

Book Used: A Wild Fright in Deadwood (Deadwood, #7) by Ann Charles
Mile-high - Loc 893 "as true blue as the mile-high sky"

Book Used: A Fabulous Creature by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Purification - Loc 1969 "the purification of the High Priestess"


message 4: by Denise (last edited Sep 23, 2019 06:27AM) (new)

Denise | 2573 comments RAN OUT OF ROOM - THIS IS PART I -
PART 2 IS MESSAGE 33

Machu Picchu Word Search
September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019
75/75

Words

Acclimate - acclimate – “acclimated to the altitude” p. 130Force Of Nature by C J Box 9.23.19

Agriculture -“Tom Vilsack, Barack’s secretary of agriculture.” P. 321 Becomingby Michelle Obama 1.19.19

Alien - “Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Office.” P. 375 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Alignment - “…either outcome would throw off the alignment…” p. 219 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Altar -“…it looked li..ke Hy and Fran were headed to the altar…” p. 296 by SteveAnnie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret Luxenberg 9.9.18

Altitude - “…we were losing altitude quickly.” P. 244 Daughters of the Night Sky by Aimee Runyan 9.8.18

Andes – “…this lost city lay somewhere high in the Andes surrounding Cuzco.” P. 7.The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Archaeology – “Lance headed the archaeology department at the Chicago University.” P. 6 The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Artifact - “…secret takes on the characteristics of an artifact…” p. 48 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Ascent – “he either couldn’t make the ascent over Mt. Rit’l or his engine failed.” P. 100 The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Astronomy “…preferred to bury himself in ancient books about alchemy and astronomy…” p.292 The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton 10.31.18

Bath - “She would not take a bath unless she was continually nagged.” P. 50 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Bus -“A girl on crutches or in a brace until age seventeen meant a girl who stood out – at home, at school, on the bus, on the street…” p. 45 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Capital - “I took my search to the state capital in Lansing.” P. 214 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Carving “…skimmed the bits of painted pottery, the carvings, mostly of rock…” p. 139 The Lost City of the Condorby Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Channel “…watched the Sound of Music on channel four…” p. 45 Reservation Bluesby Sherman Alexie 9.27.18

Climb - “We climb the stairs to the large conference room.” P. 82 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9,9.18

Condor – “Father called it The Lost City of the Condor.” P. 7 The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Constellation - “My father used to point out the constellations when I was a girl.” P. 256 Daughters of the Night Sky by Aimee Runyan 9.8.18

Cultural - “Cultural assimilation proved more difficult.” P. 410 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secretby Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Descendent - “…the same rights as spouses or direct descendents.” P. 54Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Discovery - “I question Jo about the discovery.” P. 240 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Emperor – “…likely it had been the death of some Incan emperor.” P. 153 The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Empire - “…was part of the greater Russian empire.” P. 384 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Endangered– “And it will also preserve our endangered species, like that beautiful leopard there.” P. 184 The Boys from Brazil by Ira Levin 11.28.18

Engineer - “…doctors and custodians, nurses and engineers, farmers and firefighters…” p.110 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Estate - “…the weary faces of the people waiting, numbers in hand, to file papers in this estate or that.” P. 93 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Gateway “Waterman…is the gateway to the Eloise papers.” P. 114 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Highest (no variations) “…that can afford the best care and the highest quality artificial limbs…” p. 217 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Hike “…the fifteen-mile marches, the five mile speed hikes…” p. 168 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg

Hut - “…quick to scatter back to our huts and farms for a bit of rest…” p. 145 Daughters of the Night Sky by Aimee Runyan 9.8.18

Inca “…searching for the site of an ancient Inca city.” P. 7 The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Invader “…the searchlights now running, hunting frantically for the offending invaders.” P. 217 Daughters of the Night Skyby Aimee Runyan 9.8.18

Knot “…so many couples wanted to tie the knot.” P. 358 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Llama “…she could see herds of grazing llamas.” P. 135 The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Manpower “Toward the end of 1944 as the Army’s manpower needs mounted, the military relaxed…” p. 384 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secretby Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Masonry – “There is a danger of flying masonry.” P. 77 Anna Where Are You By Patricia Wentworth 10.24.18

Mile-high “Delighted you’re flying with us at Milehigh.” P 181 Murder Below Montparnasse by Cara Black 2.22.19

Million “…with nearly half a million people on their wards…” p. 24 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenbergby Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Mortar - “… hundreds of kilometers away from mortar shells and bullets from German guns.” P. 144 Daughters of the Night Sky by Aimie K. Runyan 9.8.18

CONTINUED MESSAGE 33 - ran out of space


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Jan | 14209 comments Good luck Denise!


message 6: by Kathryn (last edited Feb 26, 2019 04:47PM) (new)

Kathryn (an80slady6886) | 541 comments Looks like a good one, Jan!

Machu Picchu Word Search
September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019
72/75

Alignment
Condor
Sundial

The First Excellence ~ Fa-ling's Map by Donna Carrick The First Excellence ~ Fa-ling's Map Donna Carrick 9/3/2018 **

Bath p.231 and take a bath before going out to shop.
Bus p. 164 “The bus was waiting.”
Capital p.298 “She had not come to China to see the capital, but she was glad it was on the agenda.”
Channel p.163 but the request had to be made through bureaucratic channels.
Climb p.344 He helped Betty to climb out of the chair,
Cultural p. 360 The cultural barrier between East and West sometimes made it difficult to recognise humour.
Discovery p. 162 He plugged in the data and left the search to run, minimising the window to avoid discovery.
Emperor p. 287 The Emperor’s Daughter was one of China’s mythological ‘ancient beauties.
Highest (no variations) p. 162 Ng-zhi had always held Jiu Kaiyu in the highest regard
Million p. 324 Once we have the million dollars, we will have to dispose of him.
Niche p.158 Cheng had created a niche for himself that he found to be quite comfortable.
Passport p. 328 Paula tucked her passport and hotel room key into her pocket.
Permit p. 167 Most orphanages do not permit visits from parents..
Remote p. 248 There is a remote device to go in Randy’s pocket.
Restrict p.117 “He was referring to the new restrictions imposed by the Chinese government “
Ritual p. 270 She barely had time to shower and dress, and would have to skip her morning T’Ai Chi ritual altogether.
Royal p. 352 They arrived at the Royal Star Hotel to find the lobby in a state of panic.
Security p. 154 He had a good friend at the Ministry of Security.
Stairs p.277 There were several sets of stairs.
Tourist p.219 They reached the tourist lookout and Quan parked the car.
Trek p. 321 They had finished their tour of the scenic gardens and were ready to make the trek down the Long Corridor to the Stone Boat
Wheel p. 317 Shopei watched the men wheel the woman toward the car.

Openly Straight (Openly Straight, #1) by Bill Konigsberg Bill Konigsberg 9/20/2018 **

Alien p. 254 Why do I feel like an alien?
Engineer p. 129 I want to be an engineer
Yale p. I mean it wasn’t a lie to say I wanted to go to a school like, Harvard or Yale

The Mothers by Brit Bennett Brit Bennett 9/21/18 ***

Altar p. 74 Was that all it took, kneeling at the altar and asking for help?
Hut p. 75 the Pizza Hut hid behind bulletproof glass, but they stayed open late.
Mortar p.173 He lost partial hearing in his t=right ear when a mortar exploded near his head.

The Christmas Wishing Tree (Eternity Springs, #15) by Emily March Emily March 9/14/18 ***

Altitude Loc. 1218 Too much altitude.
Ascent Loc. Jenna was unable to lose herself in the activity like she had in the ascent.
Constellation Loc 3530 Do you know the constellations, Devin?
Hike Loc.1231 and the Hummingbird Hike and Bike Trail.
Knot Loc. 3487 He tugged at the knot at her hip
Native Loc. 3589 the bride – a Minnesota native educated at Michigan
Peak Loc. 1617 Devin knew she referred to the craggy, snow-covered peaks set against the brilliant blue sky.
Retreat Loc. 1301 a place where retreat literally was impossible
Shadow Loc. 2701 The deepened as twilight descended on the forest.
Trail Loc. 984 When they entered the forest and the winding trail began a gradual climb in elevation,

Hiding the Past (The Forensic Genealogist #1) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin Nathan Dylan Goodwin 9/15/2018 ****

Empire p. 204but you needed me to find something concrete to prove that your son is heir to the vast Windsor-Sackville empire.
Estate p.20 about the right time for his estate to pass through the hurdles of probate.
Obstacle p. 104 Morton was sure that his weak body would readily give up at the first obstacle.
Regulation p. 15 She was all rules and regulations.
Stamp p. 119 The orange time-code stamp in the corner dated the photos to last summer.
Suspension (no variations) p. 98 Juliette’s suspension had just sent a major warning that he was closing in on the truth.
Turret p,41 It was a huge, gothic-style building with fairytale turrets

American Ghost A Family's Haunted Past in the Desert Southwest by Hannah Nordhaus Hannah Nordhaus 9/24/2018 **

Artifact – another artifact for my collection
Astronomy p117 The convent was a refined institution with courses in such disciplines as …geography, history, astronomy
Descendant p. 63 In it , I found a letter from one a descendant of one of Julia’s younger sisters

The Gift by Danielle Steel

Agriculture p.10 His father wanted him to get a degree in agriculture with a minor in economics
Carving p. 129 There was a carving of a little lamb and it always brought tears to his eyes just to see it.


Everybody's Got Something by Robin Roberts Robin Roberts 10/6/2018 *****

Acclimate p. 3 young enough to become ACCLIMATED to our new life in the South.
Rail p. 237 I lost a lot of weight, went down to a RAIL-thin 115 pounds.

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford Jamie Ford 10/20/18 ****

Gateway.- p.3 Even then the old bachelor hotel had stood as a GATEWAY between Seattle’s Chinatown and Nihonmachi, Japantown.
Invader – p. 167 The flying Tigers are trying to help Chiang Kai-shek and the nationalist army defeat the Japanese Imperial INVADERS
Ruins - p. 182 I hope I didn’t completely RUIN it -
Terrace – p. 94 After wandering up the steep hill of the TERRACED park

Three Weeks With My Brother by Nicholas Sparks Nicholas Sparks 11/12/2018 ****

Andes p. 118 All around us, the lush slopes of the ANDES towered in the distance.
Inca p. 110 the former capital of the INCA empire.
Ruler (no variations) p. 153 at one time there were fourteen different tribes on the island, each with its own RULER.
South America p. 95 It was summer in SOUTH AMERICA.

The Library Book by Susan Orlean Susan Orlean 11/15/2018 ****

Archaeology.153 In 1911, he did travel on an ARCHEOLOGICAL trip to Guatemala
Peru Location 2079 and then traveled to PERU and Guatemala

Ladies of the Lake by Haywood Smith Haywood Smith 11/16/2018 *

Masonry p. 162 The old MASONRY was so stout, Vi could barely make a dent in it with a pickax.

Zero Day (John Puller, #1) by David Baldacci David Baldacci 11/19/2018 **

Manpower p. 21 We’d need the MANPOWER just to properly process the evidence.

How Mrs. Claus Saved Christmas (The Christmas Chronicles #2) by Jeff Guinn Jeff Guinn 12/18/2018 ****

Watchman p. 79 Originally, waits were night WATCHMEN who would call out the hours


The Violets of March by Sarah Jio Sarah Jio 12/26/18 ****

Llama p. 19 There are bays and inlets, coves and mudflats, a winery, a berry farm, a LLAMA farm

Food A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan Jim Gaffigan 12/27/18 ****0

Endangered p. 35 These rare and ENDANGERED oysters are found in many coastal areas of North America.

The Xibalba Murders (Lara McClintoch Archeological Mystery, #1) by Lyn Hamilton Lyn Hamilton 12/31/18 ***
Observatory p. 63 an unusual round building thought to be an OBSERVATORY from which the ancients tracked the planet Venus with great accuracy.
Weaponry (no variations) p. 73 The front of the building has been has been devoted to a retail and rental store, with WEAPONRY displayed so casually

Tinsel A Search for America's Christmas Present by Hank Stuever Hank Stuever 1/9/19 ***
Solstice p. 7 when it was a pagan celebration of the winter SOLSTICE.

Just Like Us The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America by Helen Thorpe Bridget Heos 1/30/19 ****
Mile-high (hyphenated or two words) Coors Field, Invesco Field at MILE HIGH, and the Pepsi Center are centrally located since Denver is a sports town.

Springtime at Hope Cottage (Sweetwater Springs, #2) by Annie Rains Annie Rains 2/25/19 *****
Purification Location 761 Ancient Cherokees had a practice going to the water for PURIFICATION,


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Doctor Who The Shining Man by Cavan Scott (9/2/18)

Alien - Because her personal tutor turned out to be an alien with a time machine in his study. (p 28)
Astronomy - "Like astronomy, you mean?" (p 99)
Bath - The ground was a mud bath, churned up by yesterday's rain, crates of building materials and tools scattered around. (p 179)
Bus - "I had a friend who lived in a double-decker bus." (p 90)
Channel - The paint around the handle wasn't just scratched, it was gouged, deep channels cut into the metal itself. (p 247)
Climb - "Mr Cragside used to let her climb the big tree he had out the back." (p 83)
Empire - "People think of the Victorians as a rational bunch, with heads full of technology and Empire, but belief in ghosts was so entrenched by the mid-nineteenth century that people expected to encounter spooks and spectres wherever they went." (p 93)
Gateway - "If a gateway to the Visible has been opened there once, whe might be able to open it again." (p 243)
Hut - "There were even reports of unnatural storms and gales inside the huts and cottages," Bill read, looking over his shoulder, "the Church of St Bartholomew-in-the-Mead suffering a torrential hailstorm within its walls on a day when there wasn't a cloud in the sky." (p 136)
Knot - He twisted around, his duvet now one big knot. (p 42)
Observatory - "Or is that the observatory?" (p 294)
Regulation - Thanks to their new colour scheme, they were hardly regulation anyway. (p 245)
Ritual - It had become a familiar ritual these few days. (p 39)
Shadow - "The shadow in a corridor that looks almost human." (p 135)
Stairs - She undid her coat and went to hang it beneath the stairs. (p 17)
Suspension (no variations) - Velma swayed back and forth, her suspension creaking. (p 145)
Trail - She'd been in a grump ever since the Doctor had despatched them on their impromptu nature trail. (p 202)
Wheel - Rust eating the battered wheel trims and the chipped yellow paintwork boasted a large collection of dents. (p 89)
Yale - It was a normal Yale key, the kind Schofield had seen on many countless keyrings, with one major exception. (p 222)

A Demon and His Witch (Welcome to Hell, #1) by Eve Langlais (9/5/18)

Ascent - The decadent heat of it arched her back and he took advantage, shimmying the shirt over her breasts, a slow ascent that proved maddening. (p 141)
Ruler (no variations) - He, greatest and most evil ruler of all time, obviously possessed a knack for getting people together. (p 164)
Security - "Here's my idea: you knock on the door and do your thing; talk, lull her into a false sense of security, pump her info, pull out her fingernails one by one. (p 43)
Solstice - Despite the situation, the scene was almost picturesque, reminding her of the many bonfires she'd participated in, with these same folk, as they celebrated the harvest and the solstices. (p 3)
Trek - Nothing he did completely stopped her implacable trek to the outside door. (p 83)

The Sixth Extinction An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert (9/13/18)

Altitude - The bolide arrived from the southeast, traveling at a low angle relative to the earth, so that it came in not so much from above as from the side, like a plane losing altitude. (p 156)
Andes The second part of the book takes place very much in the present - in the increasingly fragmented Amazon rainforest, on a fast-warming slope in the Andes, on the outer reaches of the Great Barrier Reef. (p 14)
Artifact - "The apparent mass extinction is an artifact of statistics and poor understanding of the taxonomy," one paleontologist told the New York Times. (p 138)
Capital - Cuvier had grown up in a small town on the Swiss boarder and had few contacts in the captial. (p 56)
Condor - To rescue the species - the largest land bird in North America - wildlife biologists raised condor chicks using puppets. (p 450)
Discovery - The creatures in the early chapters are already gone, and this part of the book ist mostly concerned with the great extinctions of the past and the twisting history of their discovery, starting with the work of the French naturalist Georges Cuvier. (p 14)
Endangered - Today, amphibians enjoy the dubious distinction of being the world's most endangered class of animals; it's been calculated that the group's extinction rate could be as much as forty-five thousand times higher than the background rate. (p 39)
Engineer - "It was an emotional roller coaster", recalled Ed Green, a biomolecular engineer from the University of California-Santa Cruz, who worked on the project for several years. (p 423)
Highest (no variations)  - Darwin climbed to one of the highest points on the island, and from there he could survey the neighboring island of Moorea. (p 227)
Hike - He was resting after a hike one afternoon near the town of Valdivia when the ground beneath him began to wobble, as if made of jelly. (p 95)
Invader - Since my lawn is not particulary well kept, I also see lots of dandelions, which came over form Europe and spread just about everywhere, and garlic mustard, also form Europe, and broad-leaf plantains, yet another invader form Europe. (p 356)
Million - The town of El Valle de Antón, in central Panama, siths in the middle of a volcanic crater formed about a million years ago. (p 16)
Native - The National Zoo, in Washington, D.C., had been successfully raising blue poison-dart frogs, which are native to Suriname, through many generations. (p 31)
Niche - The descendants of today's rats, according to Zalasiewicz, will radiate out to fill the niches that Rattus exulans and Rattus norvegicus helped empty. (p 190)
Obstacle - He has written that "in the face of climatic change, even natural climatic change, human activity has created an obstacle course for the dispersal of biodiversity," the result of which could be "one of the greatest biotic crises of all time." (p 330)
Peak - It was clear enough that we could see the snow-covered peak of Snaefellsjökull, about a hundred kilometres away. (p 114)
Permit - He pulled out his government-issued collecting permit and presented it to the sleepy officials manning the station. (p 42)
Peru - We were standing in eastern Peru, at the edge of the Andes, on top of a 3,600-metre-high mountain, where, in fact, there were no trees - just scrub and, somewhat incongruously, a dozen or so cows, eyeing us suspiciously. (p 260)
Rail - The snake at its way through most of the island's native birds, including the Guam flycatcher, last seen in 1984; the Guam rail, which survives only owing to a captive breeding program; and the Mariana fruit-dove, which is extinct on Guam (though it persists on a couple of other, smaller islands). (p 352)
Remote  - Rats have consistently been on the vanguard of these movements, and they have left their bones scattered everywhere, inlcuding on islands so remote that humans never bothered to settle them. (p 189)
Retreat - A the warmth returned, the arctic forms would retreat northward, closely followed up in their retreat by the productions of the more temperate regions. (p 282)
Royal - "What animal does it come from?" he asked plaintively in a paper delivered to France's Royal Academy of Sciences in 1752. (p 53)
Ruins - While I was in Reykjavik, I visited a museum built over the ruins of what's believed to be one of the most ancient structures in Iceland - a longhouse constructed out of strips of turf. (p 106)
South America - Bd has spread through the highlands of South America and down the eastern coast of Australia, and it has crossed into New Zealand and Tasmania. (p 35)
Stamp - The institute occupies a spanking new building shaped a bit like a banana, and it stands out conspicuously in a neighborhood that still bears the stamp of the city's East German past. (p 411)
Tourist - The Gola del Bottaccione is now a tourist destination in its own right, though for a more specialized crowd. (p 128)
Turret - We met in front of the American Museum of Natural History, in Manhattan, where Landman has his office in a turret overlooking Central Park, and, together with a pair of graduate students, headed south to the Lincoln Tunnel. (p 148)

Science(ish) The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies by Rick Edwards (9/15/18)

Agriculture - If and when we colonize Mars, however, there are plans to do housing and agriculture properly. (p 47)
Alignment - A particular alignment of the planets, which might occur once every 100 million years, can be enough to shift an asteroid out of a stable orbit and onto a trajectory where new gravitational pulls combine to throw it way off its original course. (p 102)
Cultural - We have the same number of hairs per square inch as great apes, we have the same blood types and some of their behaviours will feel familiar - chimps display aggression, support, betrayal, sexual politics, grief, self-awareness and cultural practices that are different in different groups. (p 155)
Restrict - In general, primates have strong jaw muscles, which effectively keep a tight grip on the cranium and restrict its growth. (p 159)

Hell's Chapel (Caith Morningstar, #1) by Celia Kyle (9/19/18)

altar - I let my gaze flick to the altar in the center of the room. (p 335)
Llama - The events of the last couple of days were finally creeping up on me, the stress of attempted assassinations coupled with the “Sam Drama Llama” had me running on fumes. (p 199)

Silver Lining (Silver Cove, #1) by Jill Sanders (9/21/18)

Constellation - He’d held her on this very beach, pointing at the stars as he told her the story of Venus and the other planets and constellations. (p 256)

Death Overdue (The Haunted Library Mysteries, #1) by Allison Brook (9/25/18)

Estate - "Check out the local paper and the real estate websites." (p 94)
Manpower - "Since John didn't have the manpower to send someone from the force, I offered my services." (p 453)
Terrace - The master bedroom had French doors that opened up onto a terrace that overlooked the river. (p 126)

They Do It With Mirrors (Miss Marple #6) by Agatha Christie (9/27/18)

Passport - "Difficulties with passports and hotels and all that." (p 243)

Mistletoe Kisses (Northstar Holidays, #1) by Suzie O'Connell (9/30/18)

Carving - She recalled helping him move into it after he graduated from high school, how excited he’d been to begin carving his own legacy into his family’s ranch. (p 56)

Light the Dark Writers on Creativity, Inspiration, and the Artistic Process by Joe Fassler (10/12/18)

Emperor - Later on I found "A Message from the Emperor", which became my very favorite. (p 472)


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The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Stories from the Golden Age of Gaslight Crime by Nick Rennison (10/18/18)

Masonry - It was surrounded by a wall of solid masonry eighteen feet high, and so smoothly finished inside and out as to offer no foothold to a climber, no matter how expert. (p 38)
Purification - This ugly sunlit picture of the stupidity and cruelty of the earth sent the ascetic finally to his prayers for purification and new thoughts. (p 204)

More Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin (10/24/18)

Inca - "You act like you're visiting an Incan ruin or something." (p 500)

A Demon Bound (Imp, #1) by Debra Dunbar (10/28/18)

Weaponry - “We wouldn’t have these firearms, or even the amazing weaponry in our military, without exploding cannons in the sixteenth century and generations of people dedicated to improving them. (p 67)

An Uncommon Sense (Sensual Healing Book 1) by Serenity Woods (11/8/18)

Archaeology - But in the extra-mural archaeology class she’d once taken, she’d learned that “absence of evidence is not evidence of absence”, and she supposed that also applied to the afterlife. (loc 2311)
Descendent - Grace wondered briefly whether it was worth inventing some fictional descendant of Einstein who’d invented time travel or something, but before she could conjure up a fake boyfriend, Mia said, “His name’s Ash Rutherford, and he’s a medium.” (loc 2930)

Dare to Touch (Dare to Love, #3) by Carly Phillips (11/14/18)

Mile-high (hyphenated or two words) - "Did you give in to Dylan and let him make you a member of the Mile-High Club?” her sister asked. (loc 938)

Explosive Eighteen (Stephanie Plum, #18) by Janet Evanovich (11/21/18)

Mortar - I use the term office lightly since we were operating out of a converted motor coach parked on Hamilton Avenue directly in front of the construction site for a new brick-and-mortar office. (p 15)
Watchman - "I heard a rumor he got a job as a night watchman for one of the vendors." (p 308)

Lease on Love (Snow Kissed Love, #2) by Violet Vaughn (11/30/18)

Acclimate - I’ve already acclimated enough to this town to know it’s probably a mistake, but it does give me an excuse to cling to Kaleb. (loc 4111)

Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne (2/5/19)

Sundial - That sharp peak could in fact be regarded as the gnomon of a sun-dial whose shadow on a given day pointed out the way to the centre of the earth. (p 102)

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Russia Carry-Over:
Stroganoff


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Acclimate - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 94 - "…a week to acclimate to the…"

Agriculture - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 166 - "..to study agriculture over at…"

Alien - Shelter in Place ✔ – 06Sep18 - pg 190 - "…withstand an alien invasion."

Alignment - The Cider House Rules ✔ – 25Sep18 - pg 211 - "…out of alignment in the…"

Altar - The Little French Bistro ✔ – 05Sep18 - pg 211 - "…cross above the altar, a …"

Altitude - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 340 - "…an actual altitude or too…"

Andes - The Great Alone ✔ – 14Oct18 - pg 135 - "… in the Andes a few years…"

Archaeology - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 835 - "…thesis on archeology of …"

Artifact - Die Trying ✔ - 18Oct18 - pg 335 - "…a perfect little artifact."

Ascent - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 93 - "… a very demanding ascent in…"

Astronomy - The Monster of Florence ✔ – 04Oct18 - pg 26 - "…music, astronomy, mathematics …'

Bath - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 136 - "…had a bath and a shave, …"

Bus - The Little French Bistro ✔ – 05Sep18 - pg 148 - "…back to Paris - by bus."

Capital - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 268 - "…painted big capital letters…"

Carving - Shelter in Place ✔ – 06Sep18 - pg 69 - "…yard, carving a path…"

Channel - Shelter in Place ✔ – 06Sep18 - pg 161 - "…sports channel on cable."

Climb - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 115 - "…trying to climb over a fence."

Condor - November Road ✔ - 26Mar19 - pg 249 - "...right by the El Condor."

Constellation - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 329 - "…the Super Constellation crash."

Cultural - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 53 - "…weekly 'cultural gatherings' for…"

Descendant - Mennonite in a Little Black Dress ✔ – 12Oct18 - pg 220 - "…descendants of the …"

Discovery - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 505 - "…the discovery that the …"

Emperor - The Chilbury Ladies' Choir ✔ – 09Sep18 - pg 37 - "…built by an emperor for his…"

Empire - Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe ✔ – 27Sep18 - pg 225 - "…and Hoodlum Empire were…"

Endangered - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 413 - "…extremely endangered specialist…"

Engineer - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 76 - "I knew the engineer saw me."

Estate - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 388 - "…rest of the estate was sold…"

Gateway - Educated ✔ – 16Sep18 - pg 125 - "…a kind of gateway beyond…"

Highest - The Little French Bistro ✔ – 05Sep18 - pg 242 - "… at the highest pitch of passion…"

Hike - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 328 - "…and then to hike out."

Hut - The Little French Bistro ✔ – 05Sep18 - pg 133 - "…the old stone hut in which…"

Inca - The Constant Princess ✔ - 27Nov18 - pg 61 - "…of the Incas cast at…"

Invader - The Constant Princess ✔ - 27Nov18 - pg 19 - "…Christendom to armed invaders."

Knot - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 221 - "…hair back in a tight knot."

Llama - The Namesake ✔ – 18Nov18 - pg 110 - "…raising llamas on a farm."

Manpower - Love Potion Number 10 ✔ - 29Dec18 - pg 247 - "...enough manpower to such..."

Masonry - The Devil Went Down to Austin ✔ – 24Oct18 - pg 12 - "…surveyed our masonry."

Mile-high - China Rich Girlfriend ✔ - 03March19 - pg 1 - "Mile High club members …"

Million - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 189 - "…prayed for a million dollars, ..."

Mortar - The Devil Went Down to Austin ✔ – 24Oct18 - pg 8 - "…slop of wet mortar."

Native - Shelter in Place ✔ – 06Sep18 - pg 397 - "…a Columbus native, the…"

Niche - The Cider House Rules ✔ – 25Sep18 - pg 277 - "…in a niche of shelves…"

Observatory - The Devil Went Down to Austin ✔ – 24Oct18 - pg 202 - "…old observatory mirror and..."

Obstacle - The Chilbury Ladies' Choir ✔ – 09Sep18 - pg 79 - "…another obstacle, I reached…"

Passport - The Little French Bistro ✔ – 05Sep18 - pg 121 - "…grandma's passport, cut the…"

Peak - Shelter in Place ✔ – 06Sep18 - pg 387 - "…not at peak yet."

Permit - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 384 - "…backcountry hiking permit for…"

Peru - The Cider House Rules ✔ – 25Sep18 - pg 559 - "…a prince from Peru…"

Purification - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 561 - "Water purification tablets…"

Rail - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 80 - "Grabbing a rail, I pulled…"

Regulation - Shelter in Place ✔ – 06Sep18 - pg 85 - "…now for gun regulation."

Remote - The Little French Bistro ✔ – 05Sep18 - pg 167 - "…castles and remote chapels."

Restrict - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 255 - "…but I was restricted for …"

Retreat - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 60 - "…was in retreat, he put …'

Ritual - Shelter in Place ✔ – 06Sep18 - pg 252 - "…some sort of ritual."

Royal - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 244 - "…grave of Mr. Royal Garnet…"

Ruins - Educated ✔ – 16Sep18 - pg 34 - "…crumbling spires, each a little ruin.

Ruler - The Little French Bistro ✔ – 05Sep18 - pg 300 - "…Nimue, the ruler of the…"

Security - Shelter in Place ✔ – 06Sep18 - pg 77 - "…maps, studied mall security."

Shadow - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 176 - "…made big shadows dance…"

Solstice - Winter Solstice ✔ – 21Jan19 - pg 288 - "…the Winter Solstice with…"

South America - Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe ✔ – 27Sep18 - pg 166 - "…headhunters in South America…"

Stairs - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 184 - "…bottom of the stairs and …"

Stamp - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 161 - "…puts stamps on their letters, …"

Sundial - Other Voices, Other Rooms ✔ – 09Jan19 - pg 193 - "…like a sundial: an hour…"

Suspension - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 377 - "…near the suspension bridge."

Terrace - The Little French Bistro ✔ – 05Sep18 - pg 167 - "…sit on the terrace to draw, …"

Tourist - The Little French Bistro ✔ – 05Sep18 - pg 295 - "…and tourists were kissing…"

Trail - The Little French Bistro ✔ – 05Sep18 - pg 304 - "…namely a trail back to …"

Trek - Over the Edge ✔ – 20Sep18 - pg 477 - "…the return trek took…"

Turret - The Chilbury Ladies' Choir ✔ – 09Sep18 - pg 103 - "…the yellow-brown turrets and …"

Watchman - The Cider House Rules ✔ – 25Sep18 - pg 24 - "…caused one night watchman to…"

Weaponry - Shelter in Place ✔ – 06Sep18 - pg 77 - "…refined the timing, the weaponry."

Wheel - Cold Sassy Tree ✔ – 03Sep18 - pg 74 - "…higher than a Ferris wheel."

Yale - The Cider House Rules ✔ – 25Sep18 - pg 140 - "…contingent of Yale men…"


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 Olivermagnus (lynda214) | 699 comments Machu Picchu Word Search
September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019

75
of 75 Complete

Tombland (Matthew Shardlake, #7) by C.J. Sansom Tombland - C.J. Sansom - 12/3/18 - 32 words found
✔ Agriculture - page 808 - "the replacement of food producing agriculture by sheep farming"
✔ Altar - page 54 - "some churches had even replaced the altar with a bare Communion table"
✔ Ascent - page 343 - "to our left the ascent to Mousehold gradually became less steep"
✔ Carving - page 438 - "pillars and decorated ceilings, elaborate carvings on the walls"
✔ Channel - page 198 - "where ground was bare earth with a malodorous piss channel running through the middle"
✔ Climb - page 563 - "sleeping is hard, rats climb over you constantly"
✔ Discovery - page 104 - "The discovery of Edith Boleyn's body certainly raises legal complications"
✔ Emperor - page 67 - "like a Roman emperor gradually extending his territory"
✔ Empire - page 533 - "the dignity of this empire, and the majesty of the name of the King"
✔ Estate - page 27 - "The Lady Elizabeth wanted to build an estate in Norfolk"
✔ Gateway - page 176 - "We walked past the gateway of another manor house"
✔ Highest (no variations) - page 93 - "Nicholas would soon be mixing with the highest in the land".
✔ Hike - page 116 - "It's a bit of a hike from here"
✔ Hut - page 431 - "The hut was only four feet tall"
✔ Knot - page 164 - "I noticed the knot gardens in front of the house were starting to run wild".
✔ Million - page 57 - I heard he's ordered two million bricks for rebuilding that crumbling manor"
✔ Mortar - page 309 - "Remove the bricks and mortar and you will find twenty sovereigns"
✔ Obstacle - page 709 - "sharply pointed tips pointed outwards, so they posed a formidable obstacle to any attacker"
✔ Peak - page 368 - "His hair was receding from his temples, leaving a triangular widow's peak."
✔ Permit - page 181 - "And, perhaps, if you permit, to talk to the shepherd who found the body"
✔ Remote - page 575 - "John Boleyn's kinship was distant, but even remote kinship counts at the royal court".
✔ Retreat - page 417 - "Sir Roger and his party attempted to retreat"
✔ Ritual - page 53 - "Here is the faith denuded of papist ceremony and ritual that I had argued for"
✔ Royal - page 575 - "John Boleyn's kinship was distant, but even remote kinship counts at the royal court".
✔ Ruins - page 198 - "a rubbish strewn open space, surrounding the ruins of a friary"
✔ Ruler (no variations) - page 438 - "Does the authority of the ruler mean we must abandon all conscience"
✔ Security - page 220 - She talks about the state of things and the the new security measures"
✔ Shadow - page 44 - "A shadow crossed her face"
✔ Stairs - page 75 - "Men ran past the door of the office, not seeing us, and clattered down the stairs"
✔ Trail - page 35 - "Within a few days the trail quickly goes cold".
✔ Watchman - page 253 - "Everyone was abed apart from the watchman seated on his chair by the door"
✔ Weaponry (no variations) - page 433 - "Why so much emphasis on weaponry"?

The Alphabet House by Jussi Adler-Olsen The Alphabet House - Jussi Adler-Olsen - 12/13/18 - 13 words found
✔ Alien - page 174 - "The brusque militant tone was alien to her at first"
✔ Altitude - page 16 - " James let the plane lose altitude"
✔ Bath - page 149 - "they wouldn't file past naked after their bath"
✔ Bus - page 263 - "they hadn't received their hotel reservation confirmation until they'd taken the bus to Freiburg railway station"
✔ Capital - page 249 - "TOTE! it said in bold capital letters"
✔ Constellation - page 160 - "It was a terrible constellation, seven men in all"
✔ Native - page 215 - "Since the American infrantryman had picked him up three weeks earlier he'd had enough of his native tongue"
✔ Niche - page 251 - "The flowers Bryan brought immediately found their niche"
✔ Passport - page 416 - "Among the receipts he found a passport sized photo"
✔ Rail - page 28 - "He listened to the accelerated thumping of the rail joints underneath him"
✔ Terrace - page 444 - "He took a step on to the terrace"
✔ Tourist - page 453 - "you should come over here on a little tourist jaunt"
✔ Wheel - page 139 - "the porters, whose basic job was to wheel the patients to shock treatment"

Spandau Phoenix (World War Two #2) by Greg Iles Spandau Phoenix - Greg Iles - 10/12/18 - 9 words found
✔ Artifact - page 282 - "I simply cannot agree to any plan which needlessly risks losing such an important artifact"
✔ Condor - page 581 - "In 1936 I accompanied Germany's Condor legion to Spain"
✔ Endangered - page 234 - "The Russians would hound a rat right up their own backsides if they thought it endangered their precious Motherland"
✔ Masonry - page 24 - "They pulverized the prison's masonry"
✔ Observatory - page 464 - the second elevator that led up into the observatory tower of Horn House".
✔ Stamp - page 41 - "Every inch of his ramrod bearing bore the indelible stamp of military discipline"
✔ Suspension (no variations) - page 634 - "Who knew what special cargo its bed and suspension had been modified to accept"
✔ Trek - page 498 - "It's Hall of Heroes holds a huge frieze commemorating the Great Trek of the Boer pioneers"
✔ Turret - page 500 - "Linah set out a fine brunch in the enclosed garden near the southwest turret of the estate".

A Rising Man (Sam Wyndham, #1) by Abir Mukherjee A Rising Man - Abir Mukherjee - 11/23/18 - 3 words found
✔ Engineer - page 22 - "A good man, my father, a military engineer during the Afghan Wars"
✔ Inca - page 117 - "Dr. Lamb, humming in a deep baritone, like some Inca priest anointing a victim before cutting his heart out"
✔ Manpower - page 167 - "When they do need additional manpower, they'll use military resources"

The Jesuit Papers by A.B. Fowler The Jesuit Papers - A.B. Fowler - 11/1/18 - 7 words found
✔ Alignment - page 255 - "Every year for the past 1000 years, the Earth, Sun, and the galactic equator come into alignment on the winter solstice"
✔ Andes - page 22 - "He was sent to Chile, where he spent his free weekends roaming the Andes"
✔ Archaeology - page 75 - "None were sensationalist in tone and were used mostly as college texts in archeology departments"
✔ Purification - page 216 - "If the flesh of his victim touched him before the purification ritual was over, he'll be taboo"
✔ Regulation - page 109 - "Occasionally one or another of the villagers would ignore the regulation"
✔ Solstice - page 255 - "Every year for the past 1000 years, the Earth, Sun, and the galactic equator come into alignment on the winter solstice"
✔ South America - page - ""A single urubu, the black and white vulture of South America, lifted from the shelter"


✔ Sundial - A Death in Valencia - Jason Webster - 12/20/18 - page 29 - "he caught sight of a large blue and yellow sundial on the wall of a building"

✔ Yale - Deep Storm - Lincoln Child - 1/15/19 - page 77 - "His credentials were excellent - medieval historian from Yale"

Killing Grounds - Dana Stabenow - 1/3/19
✔ Astronomy - page 105 - "Kate wondered if Gull knew anything more about astronomy"
✔ Acclimate - page 82 - "Johnny needed a day or so to acclimate"

✔ Descendent - Still Me - Jojo Moyes - 1/6/19 - page 217 - "You are the descendent of immigrants"

Rattlesnake Crossing - J.A. Jance - 9/4/18
✔ Llama - page 60 - "In the distant past of supermonsoons when llamas and turtles populated a far wetter Arizona landscape"
✔ Invader - page 184 - "You're looking at me like I'm an invader from outer space"

✔ Mile-high (hyphenated or two words) - Devoted in Death - J.D. Robb - 9/6/18 - page 126 - "Knee high black boots, and mile-high glittery heels lumped together in another pile."

✔ Restrict - Lethal White - Robert Galbraith - 12/18/18 - page 198 - "He had been specifically instructed by his client to restrict his investigations to Lobdon".

The Cat Who Could Read Backwards - Lilian Jackson Braun - 11/3/18
✔ Cultural - page 34 - "I have written to your publisher, demanding that this Mountclemens be stopped before he destroys our cultural heritage."
✔ Peru - page 20 - "He wanders from progressive jazz to primitive masks he collected in Peru to pregnant cats."


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Ed Lehman | 491 comments Machu Picchu Word Search
September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019
75/75

Words
✔Acclimate-p.336-Smilla's Sense of Snow-"To give yourself the necessary timeto get acclimated." 10/1/18
✔Agriculture-p.180-The Last Man Who Knew Everything: Thomas Young, the Anonymous Polymath Who Proved Newton Wrong, Explained How We See, Cured the Sick, and Deciphered the Rosetta Stone, Among Other Feats of Genius-"...if he chooses, learn the principles of agriculture, of astronomy, of botany..." 10/15/18
✔Alien-p.162-Decline and Fall-"...Paul became aware of an alien influence at work." 9/13/18
✔Alignment-p.139-Radiance-"...and killed themselves at the climax of some orgiastic cannibalistic ritual coinciding with the Venus-Mercury alignment." 9/21/18
✔Altar-p.24- Decline and Fall-"It was an attractive church...six candles on the altar." 9/11/18
✔Altitude-p.34-The Bridge of San Luis Rey-"...in these strange mountains, where the altitude was making her lightheaded..." 10/2/18
✔Andes-p.32-The Bridge of San Luis Rey-"assimilated by the overwhelming immanence of the Andes..." 10/2/18
✔Archaeology-p.186-The Last Man Who Knew Everything: Thomas Young, the Anonymous Polymath Who Proved Newton Wrong, Explained How We See, Cured the Sick, and Deciphered the Rosetta Stone, Among Other Feats of Genius-"As the archaeologist Colin Renfrew notes in his Arcgaeology and Language..." 10/15/18
✔Artifact-p.147-Radiance-"Only he wasn't Anchises yet, he was...an artifact." 9/21/18
✔Ascent -p.116-Smilla's Sense of Snow-"This golden ascent would take place in Danish." 9/27/18
✔Astronomy-p.117-Radiance-"...Carlotta with the neighbor boy, the son of a lowly junior lecturer in astronomy..." 9/20/18
✔Bath-loc,1038- From Russia With Love-"People in Russia soak themselves in scent, whether they have had a bath or not..." 9/2/18
✔Bus-p.65-Decline and Fall-"Miss Clutterbuck would feel a little faint when she saw a bus that was going to the Edgware Road." 9/12/18
✔Capital-p.31- The Sinners-"...her basket of eggs, which she did not want to leave when, as she said, it held her capital." 9/4/18
✔Carving-p.73-Radiance-"She chews tiny peels of it as she talks, carving them free with a dark fingernail." 9/20/18
✔Channel-loc.1485-From Russia With Love-"...and were heading south along the wide air channel that takes the Mediterranean traffic from England." 9/3/18
✔Climb-loc.687-From Russia With Love-"If a man climbs a mountain or runs very fast he also is a hero to some people, but not to the masses." 9/2/18
✔Condor-loc. 844 of Kindle edition of Afghanistan's Blue Treasure: Lapis Lazuli-"Carvings in lapis include Mayan masks, the copihue flower and the condor." 4/20/19
✔Constellation-p.36- My Name Is Lucy Barton-"...the constellation of the magnificent Chrysler Building right behind us." 9/1/18
✔Cultural-p.212-The Last Man Who Knew Everything: Thomas Young, the Anonymous Polymath Who Proved Newton Wrong, Explained How We See, Cured the Sick, and Deciphered the Rosetta Stone, Among Other Feats of Genius-"His motive...was...not aesthetic and cultural..." 10/15/18
✔Descendent-p.63-One Hundred Years of Solitude-"...in which the only ones invited were the descendants of the founders..." 10/15/18
✔Discovery-p.61-The Mysterious Affair at Styles-"This is a great discovery." 9/9/18
✔Emperor-p.152- A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth-"...Toba team ordered home- apparently at the express wish of the Japanese emperor." 9/17/18
✔Empire-loc.3360-From Russia With Love-"It was a typical Ritz sitting-room...with good Empire furniture." 9/7/18
✔Endangered-p.152- A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth-"...the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) slapped its strongest protection order on the coelacanth." 9/17/18
✔Engineer-p.76-The Monkey Wrench Gang-"...to the grade level specified by the highway engineers." 12/4/18
✔Estate-p.1- The Sinners-"...where the estate stretches away so far that its end can hardly be seen." 9/4/18
✔Gateway-p.25-The Monkey Wrench Gang-"...from the gateway entrance to the special camp." 12/4/18
✔Highest (no variations) -loc.550- From Russia With Love-"Even the highest tree has an axe waiting at its foot." 9/2/18
✔Hike-p.216-If I Stay-"She lives in the country and likes to hike in the woods..." 9/19/18
✔Hut- p.66- Radiance-"...in a traditional cacao-wood hut, driver's helmet visible in the background." 9/20/18
✔Inca -p.6-The Bridge of San Luis Rey-"It had been woven of osier by the Incas more than a century before..." 10/1/18
✔Invader-p.59-One Hundred Years of Solitude-"The founders of Macondo, resolving to expel the invaders, went with their older sons..." 10/14/18
✔Knot-loc.3054-From Russia With Love-"And the love knot formed, and, as the train jolted..." 9/7/18
✔Llama-p.33-The Bridge of San Luis Rey-"...but a llama (a lady with a long neck and sweet shallow eyes...came over..." 10/2/18
✔Manpower-p.92-The Sense of an Ending-"I invited further site inspections and suggested extra use for their manpower." 10/6/18
✔Masonry-loc.1342- From Russia With Love-"...with orders to wait until one of these chaps crept out of the masonry and made contact." 9/3/18
✔Mile-high (hyphenated or two words)- p.92- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass-"I'm not a mile high, said Alice." 2/15/19
✔Million-loc.362-From Russia With Love-"...in the two biggest purges, a million people have to be killed in one year..." 9/2/18
✔Mortar-p.51- Smilla's Sense of Snow-"Then he went in while the mortar was still damp and pushed one brick slightly inward." 9/26/18
✔Native-p.57- The Sinners-"...for much of the credit must go to his own native cunning." 9/4/18
✔Niche-p.8-Faces in the Crowd-"That was his niche." 9/13/18
✔Observatory-p.198-The Last Man Who Knew Everything: Thomas Young, the Anonymous Polymath Who Proved Newton Wrong, Explained How We See, Cured the Sick, and Deciphered the Rosetta Stone, Among Other Feats of Genius-"...Young successfully pushed for the government to establish a permanent observatory at the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa." 10/15/18
✔Obstacle-p.39-Decline and Fall-"Boys do get into such indelicate positions during the obstacle race..." 9/11/18
✔Passport-loc. 721- From Russia With Love-"...Bond had surrendered his passport." 9/2/18
✔Peak-loc.550- From Russia With Love-"One day, he might even stand on the peak, alone." 9/2/18
✔Permit-p.34The Thin Man-"'Have you got a pistol permit?'" 9/7/18
✔Peru- p.5-The Bridge of San Luis Rey -"On Friday noon, July the twentieth, 1714, the finest bridge in all Peru broke and precipitated five travelers into the gulf below." - 10/1/18
✔Purification-p.100- The Sinners-"This description refers to a purification ritual performed by certain Muslims..." 9/5/18
✔Rail-p.138- My Name Is Lucy Barton-"...and the bed rail was taken down."9/1/18
✔Regulation-p.138- Decline and Fall-"Paul sat for the regulation ten minutes in the regulation nine inches of warm water..." 9/12/18
✔Remote -p.11- Decline and Fall-"...his
voice had a thousand modulations, as though at some
remote tune he had taken lessons in elocution,..." 9/13/18
✔Restrict-p.5-Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands- "...we are foolish to restrict ourselves to one type or category." 10/7/18
✔Retreat-p.104-The Sinners-"...clawing like a wild demented creature, and all they could do was retreat." 9/5/18
✔Ritual-p.100- The Sinners-"This description refers to a purification ritual performed by certain Muslims..." 9/5/18
✔Royal-loc.715-From Russia With Love-"The corner of the Royal seal and the letters '...reign office' in the segment of a circle showed in the bottom right-hand corner." 9/2/18
✔Ruins-p.20- Radiance-"Long, squalid lashings of what appears to be white paint spatter the ruins." 9/19/18
✔Ruler (no variations)-p.329-Radiance-"It's not like I have a ruler." 9/25/18
✔Security-loc.456-From Russia With Love-"It is served by a small exchange in the Kremlin operated by professional security officers." 9/2/18
✔Shadow-loc.1375- From Russia With Love-"They threw bars of light and shadow across the dark green carpet..." 9/3/18
✔Solstice-Ch.1 (Bk.2) of Librivox audiobook version of The Return of the Native- "It was a fine and quiet afternoon, about three o'clock; but the winter solstice having stealthily come on,..." 10/20/18
✔South America-p.114- Decline and Fall-"It was mostly in South America in - in places of entertainment, cabarets, theatres..." 9/12/18
✔Stairs-loc.207 of the Kindle version of From Russia With Love- "He bent and picked up his book...and walked back into the house and up the few stairs to his bedroom." 9/2/18
✔Stamp-p.63-The Mysterious Affair at Styles-"There were no stamps in his desk..." 9/9/18
✔Sundial-p.123-Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit-"Close to the heart is a sundial and at heart an orange tree." 12/22/18
✔Suspension (no variations)-p.45-The Sense of an Ending-"I took the nearest postcard to hand- one of the Clifton Suspension Bridge..." 10/6/18
✔Terrace-p.13- Decline and Fall-" From the back it looks very much like any other large country house, with a great
many windows and a terrace,..." 9/13/18
✔Tourist-loc.1967-From Russia With Love-"The Hall of Pillars is now a thing for tourists." 9/3/18
✔Trail-p.43-Faces in the Crowd-"...the gleam of a comet, which leaves a trail, and fades away..." 9/13/18
✔Trek-loc. 1115 of the Kindle edition of Dusklands-"That they are so poor that they must steal the miserable trek oxen of every passer-by?" 11/11/18
✔Turret-p.60-Moab Is My Washpot-"Stouts Hill....was a mock castle, its stone turrets..." 11/27/18
✔Watchman-loc.1629- From Russia With Love-"A tough looking watchman...dressed in frayed khaki, cam out of a porter's lodge..."
✔Weaponry (no variations) -p.4- Artemis Fowl-"...you have adopted this pathetic disguise to discreetly check for weaponry." 3/19/19
✔Wheel-loc. 1621- From Russia With Love-"...just keeping the pedestrians from under its wheels." 9/3/18
✔Yale-loc.1637-From Russia With Love-"He knocked on a fine mahogany door with a Yale lock and..." 9/3/18


message 15: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Good luck Ed!! Glad to see you jumping in :)


message 16: by Karen ♐ (last edited Feb 12, 2019 07:37PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 813 comments Machu Picchu Word Search
September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019
68/75


Acclimate - Loc 3851 - but I'd acclimated to their lack of family values - Office Intrigue Nicole Edwards - 9/23
Agriculture - Pg 18 - the King's agriculture majors do all the work - Arouse Nina Lane - 9/9
Alien - Pg 118 - Star Trek had alien babes in bikinis - Arouse Nina Lane - 9/9
Alignment - Pg 76 - on end in perfect alignment - Rainwater Sandra Brown - 12/28
Altar - Pg 90 - I am your altar - Coda C.D. Reiss - 9/17
Altitude - Pg 18 - once we were at cruising altitude - Intrigued Out of the Office Nicole Edwards - 9/25
Andes - Pg 144 - make it with chunks of Andes Creme de Menthe - The Choice Shayla Black - 10/17
Archaeology
Artifact - Pg 316 - the gun is a valuable artifact - Seeing Red Sandra Brown - 11/21
Ascent - Loc 2108 - so she nodded her ascent - Stone Cold Love Colleen Charles - 9/18
Astronomy - Pg 46 - a kids' reference book about astronomy - Knife & Flesh Susan Fanetti - 2/9
Bath - Pg 58 - his massive and sleek master bath - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Bus - Pg 219 - would take him to a bus stop - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Capital - Pg 167 - five magnitude earthquake struck the capital - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Carving - Loc 2006 - done a whole lot more carving on the men - Stand Susan Fanetti - 9/7
Channel - Pg 272 - television zaps to a different channel - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Climb - Pg 89 - at him as I finally climb out of his embrace - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Condor
Constellation - Pg 31 - and the constellation Orion - In His Silks Patricia D. Eddy - 9/26
Cultural - Loc 5796 - in a devoutly Catholic, culturally Mexican, Spanish-first home - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Descendent
Discovery - Pg 114 - twist and turn at this discovery - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Emperor
Empire - Pg 91 - that and created a hefty empire - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Endangered - Pg 323 - I endangered his stupid campaigns - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Engineer - Pg 335 - he's an engineer at SciTech - Arouse Nina Lane - 9/9
Estate - Loc 371 - like some kind of lord's estate to him - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Gateway - Pg 375 - will be her gateway drug - The Choice Shayla Black - 10/17
Highest (no variations) - Loc 2480 - mortality rate is among the highest of all cancers - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Hike - Pg 151 - I know my dress is hiked up - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Hut - Loc 5155 - a straw-roof beach hut on stilts - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Inca
Invader - Pg 419 - would be to have some invader burst in - Carolina Moon Nora Roberts - 1/28
Knot - Pg 63 - my phone in my purple knot bag - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Llama - Pg 114 - through clenched teeth tells Andi, Llama a Jason - Yummy Sensations Belle Davis - 10/24
Manpower - Loc 4730 - They'd been pretty desperate for manpower - Stand Susan Fanetti - 9/7
Masonry - Pg 332 - I reach the crumbling masonry of the building's face - The Protector Jodi Ellen Malpas - 9/28
Mile-high (hyphenated or two words) - Loc 6353 - slim, graceful legs and the mile-high black stilettos - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Million - Pg 25 - the floor shatters into a million pieces - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Mortar - Loc 1336 - Peppered him with four mortar shots - Stone Cold Love Colleen Charles - 9/18
Native - Loc 842 - casinos could put food in Native bellies - Stand Susan Fanetti - 9/7
Niche - Pg 78 - a proliferation or such a niche market - Arouse Nina Lane - 9/9
Observatory - Pg 211 - point at the Griffith Park Observatory - Coda C.D. Reiss - 9/17
Obstacle - Loc 912 - push my way through some obstacles to get her bag - Stand Susan Fanetti - 9/7
Passport - Pg 385 - a bank card and a passport - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Peak - Pg 38 - your body, making your nipples peak - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Permit - Pg 265 - I'm ready to permit her - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Peru
Purification
Rail - Loc 1999 - Becker stepped up to the rail - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Regulation - Loc 1395 - seemed big enough for a regulation NFL game - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Remote - Pg 345 - toward her and jerk the remote control from her hand - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Restrict - Loc 2702 - life on a bland, severely restricted diet - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Retreat - Pg 43 - feeling my anxiety start to retreat - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Ritual - Pg 41 - recall my check-in, lounge ritual or the actual flight - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Royal - Pg 138 - hand giving your ass a royal spanking - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Ruins - Pg 86 - He ruins me - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Ruler (no variations) - Pg 10 - Aguilas cartel and de facto ruler of the Mexican drug - Fire & Dark Susan Fanetti - 10/9
Security - Pg 77 - The building security wouldn't let him up - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Shadow - Pg 51 - I know now, beyond any shadow of a doubt - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Solstice - Pg 139 - Tomorrow Night. Solstice Canyon - Nobody Does It Better Lexi Blake - 10/4
South America - Loc 1986 - through Mexico, Central America and South America played - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Stairs - Pg 127 - obediently follows me up the stairs - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Stamp - Pg 299 - as he stamps the grave with his feet - Mr. X Clarissa Wild - 9/3
Sundial
Suspension (no variations) - Loc 4486 - A suspension walking bridge made of narrow wood slats - Stand Susan Fanetti - 9/7
Terrace - Pg 60 - That's The Falls Terrace - Feels Like the First Time Shawn Inmon - 9/16
Tourist - Loc 6699 - Progresso was a tourist town - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Trail - Pg 20 - I trail off - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Trek - Pg 118 - Star Wars or Star Trek? - Arouse Nina Lane - 9/9
Turret - Pg 65 - The towers and turrets speared up - Promises in Death J.D. Robb - 10/20
Watchman - Loc 3172 - Standing like a watchman at each one - Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5
Weaponry (no variations) - Loc 181 - storage of black-market Russian weaponry - Stand Susan Fanetti - 9/7
Wheel - Pg 2 - let me behind the wheel - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Yale - Pg 8 - Bachelor's degree from Yale - Arouse Nina Lane - 9/9


message 17: by Amanda A (last edited Dec 29, 2018 06:51PM) (new)

Amanda A | 264 comments Withdrawn


message 18: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Have fun Amanda!


message 19: by Bev(baglady) (last edited Mar 04, 2019 01:13PM) (new)

Bev(baglady) (blbaglady) | 314 comments Machu Picchu Word Search
September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019


Words
God Gave Me You by Tricia Seaman God Gave Me You Tricia Seaman 09/05/18
acclimate - Page 99 acclimate
alignment - Page 28 alignment
bath - Page 210 bath
bus - Page xi before Mother’s Day when the school bus screeched to a halt in front…
Page 112 bus
carving Page 148 carving
climb - Page 36 climb
descendent - Page 36 descendent
endangered - Page 71 endangered
engineer - Page 160 engineer
highest - Page 198 highest
invader - Page 202 invader
knot - Page 182 knot
peak - Page 172 peak
rail = Page 1 Her chin small and pointed. Both of her rail-thin arms were extended b…
remote - Page 105 remote
retreat - Page 57 retreat
ruins - Page 77 ruins
security - Page 125 security
shadow - Page 102 shadow
stairs - Page 179 stairs
stamp - Page 22 marked our application with the rubber stamp saying “APPROVED…
trek - Page 220 trek
wheel - Page 23 into a puddle. He was sitting on a three-wheel

Etched in Sand A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island by Regina Calcaterra Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long IslandRegina Calcaterra 09/07/18
capital - Page 234 capital
cultural - Page 241 cultural
estate - Page 100 house.” “Well, after I passed the real estate exam,” Mom inter…
hike - Page 20 store we spotted on the drive out here, we hike down Washington Avenue …
mile-high - Page 298 mile-high
million - Page 113 million
native - Page 69 native
permit - Page 176 permit
regulation - Page 282 regulation
restrict - Page 157 restrict
royal - Page 12 says, “because you turned out to be a royal pain in my ass.” Norman w…
trail - Page 243 trail

Bittersweet (True North, #1) by Sarina Bowen Bittersweet Sarina Bowen 09/20/18
agriculture - Page 17 agriculture
alien - Page 216 alien
empire - Page 112 empire
masonry - Page 39 masonry
tourist - Page 127 tourist

Mrs. Mike (Mrs. Mike, #1) by Benedict Freedman Mrs. Mike Benedict Freedman 09/25/18
altar - Page 163 altar
astronomy - Page 119 astronomy
channel - Page 306 channel
emperor - Page 249 emperor
niche - Page 313 niche
ruler - Page 249 ruler
terrace - Page 142 terrace

Braving the Wilderness The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brené Brown Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone Brené Brown 09/26/18
constellation - Page 125 constellation
ritual - Page 155 ritual
yale - Page 90 yale

Gods and Generals (The Civil War Trilogy, #1) by Jeff Shaara Gods and Generals Jeff Shaara 09/28/18
artifact - Page 13 artifact
discovery - Page 493 dark, they would make the sickening discovery, would feel som…
hut - Page 101 hut
manpower - Page 54 manpower
obstacle - Page 247 obstacle
south america - Page 120 south america

The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo The Light We Lost Jill Santopolo 10/01/18
passport - Page 163 passport
sundial - Page 194 sundial

The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine The Last Mrs. Parrish Liv Constantine 10/10/18
observatory - Page 185 observatory

The Killer Angels (The Civil War Trilogy, #2) by Michael Shaara The Killer Angels Michael Shaara 10/11/18
ascent - Page 296 ascent
suspension - Page 312 suspension

The Last Full Measure (The Civil War Trilogy, #3) by Jeff Shaara The Last Full Measure Jeff Shaara 10/11/18
gateway - Page 346 gateway
mortar - Page 333 enemy. There was a new weapon now, the mortar, brought to the fi…
weaponry - Page 3 the beginning of the war that the new weaponry has made such attacks d…

The 17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club, #17) by James Patterson The 17th Suspect James Patterson 10/17/18
condor - Page 120 condor

It by Stephen King It Stephen King 11/02/18
peru - Page 523 peru
turret - Page 557 and West Broadway, a red house with turrets on either side and …
watchman - Page 311 watchman

Monster in the Closet (Romantic Suspense, #19; Baltimore, #5) by Karen Rose Monster in the Closet Karen Rose 11/26/18
andes - Page 292 andes

Ripper The Secret Life of Walter Sickert by Patricia Cornwell Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert Patricia Cornwell 12/14/18
archaeology - Page 94 archaeology
inca - Page 482 shown five-hundred-year-old mummies of Inca children who had …

The Noel Diary (The Noel Collection, #1) by Richard Paul Evans The Noel Diary Richard Paul Evans 12/16/18
altitude - Page 165 altitude

Silent in the Sanctuary (Lady Julia Grey, #2) by Deanna Raybourn Silent in the Sanctuary Deanna Raybourn 01/05/19
solstice - Page 348 solstice

The Forgotten Road (The Broken Road, #2) by Richard Paul Evans The Forgotten Road Richard Paul Evans 01/06/19
llama - Page 194 llama

The Long Earth (The Long Earth, #1) by Terry Pratchett The Long Earth Terry Pratchett 02/04/19
purification - Page 41 purification


message 20: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Good luck Bev!!


message 21: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Welcome to the challenge Gabi!!


message 22: by Ed (new)

Ed Lehman | 491 comments Would "decendants" be considered a spelling variation of "decendent"?
I found it on p.63 of One Hundred Years of Solitude


message 23: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments I'll take that Ed :)


message 24: by Ed (new)

Ed Lehman | 491 comments Jan wrote: "I'll take that Ed :)"

Thanks.


message 25: by [deleted user] (new)

would you accept "incan" instead of inca? "You act like you're visiting an Incan ruin or something."


message 26: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Sure will Rosa!!


message 27: by [deleted user] (new)

great, thank you!


message 28: by Kathryn (new)

Kathryn (an80slady6886) | 541 comments Jan - Will you take archaeologist or archaeological?


message 29: by Jan, Moderator (last edited Nov 12, 2018 06:54PM) (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Yep...I sure will Kathryn!


message 30: by Kathryn (new)

Kathryn (an80slady6886) | 541 comments Now, I need to find where I saw those words. LOL! Another question. Will you take endanger instead of endangered?


message 31: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Good luck with that Kathryn! No, I don't think I'll take Endanger - it actually means something different than Endangered.


message 32: by Denise (new)

Denise | 2573 comments will you take "agricultural" for agriculture? I keep finding agricultural arrghh in several of the books I'm reading but no agriculture


message 33: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Yes Denise! That works fine for me :)


message 34: by Denise (last edited Sep 23, 2019 06:31AM) (new)

Denise | 2573 comments RAN OUT OF ROOM this is Part 2

Native “Citizen: Native.” P. 13 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Niche “She pivoted herself sideways across smooth rocks to a niche…” p 271 The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Observatory “…asked whether I would like to take a look through the Royal Observatory telescope instead.” P. 81 The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton 10.31.18

Obstacle “But that beaten man barely resembled the twenty-year old who surmounted Russia’s bureaucratic obstacles to emigration…” p. 201 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Passport “If obtaining a passport wasn’t possible….these middlemen take upon the task of procuring all the papers necessary.” P. 376 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Peak “The congestion became so bad at peak that it was quite impracticable to traverse these streets at all.” P.196 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Permit “I have a permit,” Ryan replied, still sounding defensive.” p. 172 The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Peru – “She planned to join him in Peru at the end of the month.” P. 6 The Lost City of the Condorby Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Purification “Eli Lavon engaged in the ceremonial purification of the safe flat…” p. 346 The English Spy by Daniel Silva 10.4.18

Rail “…Detroit…turns out to have been the Cigar City at the turn of the twentieth century, a result of good rail connections to the tobacco growing regions of Kentucky and further south. P. 195 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Regulation “Regulations require me to hire German citizens for a military job involving matters of security.” P. 259 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Remote “…pressing the pause button on the DVD remote…” p. 24 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Restrict – “Some members wanted to use the commission as a weapon to restrict immigration…” p. 200 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Retreat “…with the grass spongy from the retreat of a recent snow and the buds just beginning.” P. 357 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Ritual - “She made a ritual of it, chatting and taking the time…” p. 67 Daughters of the Night Sky by Aimee Runyan 9.8.18

Royal - “The royal visitors had to hold court, pass judgments…” p. 9 Solace for a Sinner by Caroline Roe 9.4.18
Ruins - “The truck lay in ruins.” P. 218 Daughters of the Night Sky by Aimee Runyan 9.8.18

Ruler (no variations) – The man from Libyan intelligence, after consulting with the ruler, agreed to allow Quinn into the country.” P. 111 The English Spy by Daniel Silva 10.4.18

Security ‘ “What had it been like for Hyman and Tillie to care for a child with a permanent disability before Medicaid, before Social Security?” p. 24 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secretby Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Shadow - “Vanishes, like a shadow when the sun goes behind a cloud.” P. 200 Solace for a Sinner by Caroline Roe 9.4.18

solstice “as though waiting for the winter solstice to resurrect it.” P. 56Death Of An Ordinary Guy by Jo Hiestand 7.17.19

South America “South America,” he said was the logical place.” P. 157 The English Spy by Daniel Silva 10.4.18

Stairs “We climb the stairs to the large conference room.” P. 82 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Stamp “Her passport shows no stamp for her arrival.” P. 385 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Sundial “I’ve always been intrigued with the sundial.” P. 265 The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson 9.14.18

Suspension (no variations) “Lucy wasn’t sure how exactly, but after a stretched moment of suspension, the others all fell at once to action…” p. 501 The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton 10.31.18

Terrace - “…palaces, majestic marketplaces, and terraces had defined it.” P. 14 The Lost City of the Condor by Loretta Jackson and Vickie Britton 9.14.18

Tourist - “…Assad finished the countdown…” p. 248 The Scarred Womanby Jussi Adler-Olsen 9.22.18

Trail - “…airplane scarred the sky with its white trail…” p. 2 Daughters of the Night Sky by Aimee K. Runyan 9.8.18

Trek “They owned no car to make such a trek.” P. 24 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Turret “…the gingerbread turrets of the Harrod’s department store.” P.172 The English Spy by Daniel Silva 10.4.18

Watchman “I assumed it was the local watchman.” P. 338 The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton 10.31.18

Weaponry (no variations) “…made the acquaintance of a Russian arms dealer who was pouring weaponry and ammunition into every civil war…” p. 111 The English Spy by Daniel Silva 10.4.18

Wheel “…the feeling of flying along the open road ….the sense that the world was yours for the taking as long as you had wheels.” P. 24 Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18

Yale “Discrimination and Admissions at Harvard, Yale and Princeton…” p. 377Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret by Steve Luxenberg 9.9.18


message 35: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments I see you are still hunting down mile-high too Denise!


message 36: by Denise (new)

Denise | 2573 comments Jan wrote: "I see you are still hunting down mile-high too Denise!"


I'm not optimistic about it!


message 37: by Debra (last edited Dec 12, 2018 01:05PM) (new)

Debra Flores | 98 comments Yahoooooey!!!! I'm so excited!
I know, I know, it's just a word search, calm it down. :D
Thanks for putting this together Jangalow!!!!


Found: 18/75

Acclimate
Agriculture
Alignment
Altar
Altitude
Andes
Archaeology
Artifact
Astronomy
Carving
Climb
Condor
Constellation
Cultural
Descendent
Discovery
Emperor
Empire
Endangered
Gateway
Highest (no variations)
Hike
Hut
Inca
Invader
Llama
Manpower
Masonry
Mile-high (hyphenated or two words)
Mortar
Native
Niche
Observatory
Obstacle
Passport
Peak
Peru
Purification
Rail
Regulation
Restrict
Ritual
Royal
Ruins
Ruler (no variations)
Solstice
South America
Sundial
Suspension (no variations)
Terrace
Tourist
Trail
Trek
Turret
Watchman
Weaponry (no variations)
Yale

book used: Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

engineer p129 "...at one of the engineers."
remote p134 "The remote doesn't work..."
shadow p142 "...dark shadow of stubble..."
security p166 "...these mini security cameras..."
stamp p167 "...Dad forgot to get stamps."
estate p167 "...Roger is an estate agent and he..."
million p171 "...listened to by millions, is not a..."
permit p187 "...he is OK permits me to abandon..."
bath p189 "...standing in the bath, she gave me..."
retreat p200 "My words retreat and I offer a..."
knot p202 "...around myself and tied a knot."
alien p213 "The twins seem alien to me, despite..."
ascent and stairs p217 "...continue her ascent up the stairs I had..."
wheel and bus p218 "The wheels on the bus go round and..."
channel p224 "...changing the TV channel, unable to..."
capital p251 "...string of capitals silently screaming..."


message 38: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments I'm so glad you are excited Deb!!! Have fun :)


message 39: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments I can't believe it - but I found my LAST word today. I'm done!!!

Machu Picchu Word Search
September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019
75/75

Book Used: Why the Whales Came by Michael Morpurgo
Carving - Loc 363 "he had been carving birds"
Channel - "rowed slowly down the channel"
Climb - Loc 971 "It was a long, painful climb."
Discovery - Loc 805 "for fear of discovery"
Gateway - Loc 1683 "sniffing every gateway as they passed"
Highest - Loc 1722 "to the highest standards"
Million - Loc 181 "not in a million years"
Peak - Loc 613 The peaks of their caps"
Retreat - Loc 389 "we had to retreat to the shelter"
Shadow - Loc 734 "the shadow of war grew ever closer"
Stairs - Loc 680 "coming down the stairs"
Trail - Loc 250 "A trail of footprints"
Turret - Loc 814 "their turrets bristling with guns"

Book Used: Off Kilter by Glen Robins
Altitude - Page 223 "gaining altitude as they went"
Andes - Page 147 "high in the Andes mountains"
Archaeology - Page 101 "the goals of his archaeology expedition"
Ascent - Page 19 "continued his ascent"
Bath - Page 115 "He draped a bath towel over the cart"
Bus - Page 25 "jumped on the first bus that came"
Hike - Page 8 "They hiked a mile or two."
Invader - Page 83 "a test from the mystery invader"
Knot - Page 38 "stomach twisting into a knot"
Manpower - Page 39 "he expressed the need for more manpower"
Native - Page 27 "resist his native restlessness"
Obstacle - Page 105 "the next obstacle would be clearing customs"
Passport - Page 14 "an assumed name with a counterfeit passport"
Peru - Page 120 "Make your way to Peru."
Rail - Page 20 "one hand on the rail for balance"
Remote - Page 119 "take you to a remote airstrip"
Restrict - Page 3 "less exposed, although more restrictive"
Royal - Page 18 "breach at the Royal Bank of Scotland"
Ruins - Page 149 "chattering about the amazing ruins"
South America - Page 149 "transportation options through South America"
Stamp - Page 57 "the time stamp on the last one"
Tourist - Page 75 "made him look like a wealthy tourist"
Wheel - Page 69 "swung her legs under the steering wheel"

Book Used: All the Good Parts by Loretta Nyhan
Acclimate - Page 283 "don't allow him to acclimate"
Alien - Page 80 "he could sleep through an alien invasion"
Altar - Page 50 "at the altar of my own foolishness"
Capital - Page 304 "we were both trying with a capital T"
Engineer - Page 42 "went to work as an engineer"
Security - Page 14 "maintain any kind of financial security"

Book Used: Then There Was You by Kara Isaac
Empire - Page 245 "to build some sort of Tyler family empire"
Estate - Page 35 "good taste in real estate"
Masonry - Page 178 "the masonry still falling around them"
Regulation - Page 130 "created by new health and safety regulations"
Terrace - Page 11 "stepping onto the large terrace"

Book Used: The Lost City of the Condor  by Loretta Jackson
Agriculture - As an agricultural people who lived close to the land"
Alignment - Page 171 "sat in direct alignment"
Artifact - Page 8 "a wealth of priceless artifacts"
Condor - Page 9 "were laid to rest with a golden condor"
Constellation - Page 120 "constellation if called Chakana"
Emperor - "death of some Inca emperor"
Hut - Page 27 "he was storming the hut"
Inca - Page 6 "another lost city of the Incas"
Llama - Page 85 "an occasional horse or llama"
Niche - Page 212 "a niche where she can find a firm foothold"
Observatory - Page 180 ""One I think is an astronomical observatory"
Permit - Page 165 "I have a permit"
Ritual - Page 111 "the ritual was sacred"
Sundial - Page 208 "intrigued with the sundial"
Trek - Page 123 "this trek of ours has become too dangerous"

Book Used: Micronesian Blues by Bryan Vila
Cultural - Page 64 "Cultural differences were creating an even bigger roadblock"
Mortar - Page 24 "the chatter of machine guns and the mortars booming"
Weaponry - Page 120 "whatever weaponry might be needed"

Book Used: In the Teeth of the Northeaster A Solo Voyage on Lake Superior by Marlin Bree
Watchman - Audio (Chapter 4) "This is my watchman. And he handed me a skull"

Book Used: Midlife Cabernet Life, Love & Laughter after Fifty by Elaine Ambrose
Yale - Page 72 "may or may not have been Yale"

Book Used: Murder at Dolphin Bay (Sand and Sea Hawaiian Mystery #1) by Kathi Daley
Suspension - Loc 1119 "a suspension without pay"

Book Used: Murder at the Painted Lady by Barbara Warren
Descendent - Page 164 "Otis' descendents would just have to get over it"

Book Used: Isle Be Seeing You (Islands of Aloha Mystery Book 9) by JoAnn Bassett
Astronomy - Page 167 "studying the Seven Sisters in astronomy"

Book Used: Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2) by Robin LaFevers
Endangered - Page 292 "endangered you even further"
Ruler - Page 207 "ruler of the entire kingdom"

Book Used: The Late Bloomers' Club by Louise Miller
Solstice - Page 124 "during the Summer Solstice celebration"

Book Used: A Wild Fright in Deadwood (Deadwood, #7) by Ann Charles
Mile-high - Loc 893 "as true blue as the mile-high sky"

Book Used: A Fabulous Creature by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Purification - Loc 1969 "the purification of the High Priestess"


message 40: by Olivermagnus (new)

 Olivermagnus (lynda214) | 699 comments ~~~ Completed ~~~

Machu Picchu Word Search
September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019

75
of 75 Complete

Tombland (Matthew Shardlake, #7) by C.J. Sansom Tombland - C.J. Sansom - 12/3/18 - 32 words found
✔ Agriculture - page 808 - "the replacement of food producing agriculture by sheep farming"
✔ Altar - page 54 - "some churches had even replaced the altar with a bare Communion table"
✔ Ascent - page 343 - "to our left the ascent to Mousehold gradually became less steep"
✔ Carving - page 438 - "pillars and decorated ceilings, elaborate carvings on the walls"
✔ Channel - page 198 - "where ground was bare earth with a malodorous piss channel running through the middle"
✔ Climb - page 563 - "sleeping is hard, rats climb over you constantly"
✔ Discovery - page 104 - "The discovery of Edith Boleyn's body certainly raises legal complications"
✔ Emperor - page 67 - "like a Roman emperor gradually extending his territory"
✔ Empire - page 533 - "the dignity of this empire, and the majesty of the name of the King"
✔ Estate - page 27 - "The Lady Elizabeth wanted to build an estate in Norfolk"
✔ Gateway - page 176 - "We walked past the gateway of another manor house"
✔ Highest (no variations) - page 93 - "Nicholas would soon be mixing with the highest in the land".
✔ Hike - page 116 - "It's a bit of a hike from here"
✔ Hut - page 431 - "The hut was only four feet tall"
✔ Knot - page 164 - "I noticed the knot gardens in front of the house were starting to run wild".
✔ Million - page 57 - I heard he's ordered two million bricks for rebuilding that crumbling manor"
✔ Mortar - page 309 - "Remove the bricks and mortar and you will find twenty sovereigns"
✔ Obstacle - page 709 - "sharply pointed tips pointed outwards, so they posed a formidable obstacle to any attacker"
✔ Peak - page 368 - "His hair was receding from his temples, leaving a triangular widow's peak."
✔ Permit - page 181 - "And, perhaps, if you permit, to talk to the shepherd who found the body"
✔ Remote - page 575 - "John Boleyn's kinship was distant, but even remote kinship counts at the royal court".
✔ Retreat - page 417 - "Sir Roger and his party attempted to retreat"
✔ Ritual - page 53 - "Here is the faith denuded of papist ceremony and ritual that I had argued for"
✔ Royal - page 575 - "John Boleyn's kinship was distant, but even remote kinship counts at the royal court".
✔ Ruins - page 198 - "a rubbish strewn open space, surrounding the ruins of a friary"
✔ Ruler (no variations) - page 438 - "Does the authority of the ruler mean we must abandon all conscience"
✔ Security - page 220 - She talks about the state of things and the the new security measures"
✔ Shadow - page 44 - "A shadow crossed her face"
✔ Stairs - page 75 - "Men ran past the door of the office, not seeing us, and clattered down the stairs"
✔ Trail - page 35 - "Within a few days the trail quickly goes cold".
✔ Watchman - page 253 - "Everyone was abed apart from the watchman seated on his chair by the door"
✔ Weaponry (no variations) - page 433 - "Why so much emphasis on weaponry"?

The Alphabet House by Jussi Adler-Olsen The Alphabet House - Jussi Adler-Olsen - 12/13/18 - 13 words found
✔ Alien - page 174 - "The brusque militant tone was alien to her at first"
✔ Altitude - page 16 - " James let the plane lose altitude"
✔ Bath - page 149 - "they wouldn't file past naked after their bath"
✔ Bus - page 263 - "they hadn't received their hotel reservation confirmation until they'd taken the bus to Freiburg railway station"
✔ Capital - page 249 - "TOTE! it said in bold capital letters"
✔ Constellation - page 160 - "It was a terrible constellation, seven men in all"
✔ Native - page 215 - "Since the American infrantryman had picked him up three weeks earlier he'd had enough of his native tongue"
✔ Niche - page 251 - "The flowers Bryan brought immediately found their niche"
✔ Passport - page 416 - "Among the receipts he found a passport sized photo"
✔ Rail - page 28 - "He listened to the accelerated thumping of the rail joints underneath him"
✔ Terrace - page 444 - "He took a step on to the terrace"
✔ Tourist - page 453 - "you should come over here on a little tourist jaunt"
✔ Wheel - page 139 - "the porters, whose basic job was to wheel the patients to shock treatment"

Spandau Phoenix (World War Two #2) by Greg Iles Spandau Phoenix - Greg Iles - 10/12/18 - 9 words found
✔ Artifact - page 282 - "I simply cannot agree to any plan which needlessly risks losing such an important artifact"
✔ Condor - page 581 - "In 1936 I accompanied Germany's Condor legion to Spain"
✔ Endangered - page 234 - "The Russians would hound a rat right up their own backsides if they thought it endangered their precious Motherland"
✔ Masonry - page 24 - "They pulverized the prison's masonry"
✔ Observatory - page 464 - the second elevator that led up into the observatory tower of Horn House".
✔ Stamp - page 41 - "Every inch of his ramrod bearing bore the indelible stamp of military discipline"
✔ Suspension (no variations) - page 634 - "Who knew what special cargo its bed and suspension had been modified to accept"
✔ Trek - page 498 - "It's Hall of Heroes holds a huge frieze commemorating the Great Trek of the Boer pioneers"
✔ Turret - page 500 - "Linah set out a fine brunch in the enclosed garden near the southwest turret of the estate".

A Rising Man (Sam Wyndham, #1) by Abir Mukherjee A Rising Man - Abir Mukherjee - 11/23/18 - 3 words found
✔ Engineer - page 22 - "A good man, my father, a military engineer during the Afghan Wars"
✔ Inca - page 117 - "Dr. Lamb, humming in a deep baritone, like some Inca priest anointing a victim before cutting his heart out"
✔ Manpower - page 167 - "When they do need additional manpower, they'll use military resources"

The Jesuit Papers by A.B. Fowler The Jesuit Papers - A.B. Fowler - 11/1/18 - 7 words found
✔ Alignment - page 255 - "Every year for the past 1000 years, the Earth, Sun, and the galactic equator come into alignment on the winter solstice"
✔ Andes - page 22 - "He was sent to Chile, where he spent his free weekends roaming the Andes"
✔ Archaeology - page 75 - "None were sensationalist in tone and were used mostly as college texts in archeology departments"
✔ Purification - page 216 - "If the flesh of his victim touched him before the purification ritual was over, he'll be taboo"
✔ Regulation - page 109 - "Occasionally one or another of the villagers would ignore the regulation"
✔ Solstice - page 255 - "Every year for the past 1000 years, the Earth, Sun, and the galactic equator come into alignment on the winter solstice"
✔ South America - page - ""A single urubu, the black and white vulture of South America, lifted from the shelter"


✔ Sundial - A Death in Valencia - Jason Webster - 12/20/18 - page 29 - "he caught sight of a large blue and yellow sundial on the wall of a building"

✔ Yale - Deep Storm - Lincoln Child - 1/15/19 - page 77 - "His credentials were excellent - medieval historian from Yale"

Killing Grounds - Dana Stabenow - 1/3/19
✔ Astronomy - page 105 - "Kate wondered if Gull knew anything more about astronomy"
✔ Acclimate - page 82 - "Johnny needed a day or so to acclimate"

✔ Descendent - Still Me - Jojo Moyes - 1/6/19 - page 217 - "You are the descendent of immigrants"

Rattlesnake Crossing - J.A. Jance - 9/4/18
✔ Llama - page 60 - "In the distant past of supermonsoons when llamas and turtles populated a far wetter Arizona landscape"
✔ Invader - page 184 - "You're looking at me like I'm an invader from outer space"

✔ Mile-high (hyphenated or two words) - Devoted in Death - J.D. Robb - 9/6/18 - page 126 - "Knee high black boots, and mile-high glittery heels lumped together in another pile."

✔ Restrict - Lethal White - Robert Galbraith - 12/18/18 - page 198 - "He had been specifically instructed by his client to restrict his investigations to Lobdon".

The Cat Who Could Read Backwards - Lilian Jackson Braun - 11/3/18
✔ Cultural - page 34 - "I have written to your publisher, demanding that this Mountclemens be stopped before he destroys our cultural heritage."
✔ Peru - page 20 - "He wanders from progressive jazz to primitive masks he collected in Peru to pregnant cats."


message 41: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Whoo-hoo!! Terrific job Lynda!!


message 42: by [deleted user] (new)

Finally finished!

I found all my words except the one carry-over I will search for the rest of my life.

75/76

Doctor Who The Shining Man by Cavan Scott (9/2/18)

Alien - Because her personal tutor turned out to be an alien with a time machine in his study. (p 28)
Astronomy - "Like astronomy, you mean?" (p 99)
Bath - The ground was a mud bath, churned up by yesterday's rain, crates of building materials and tools scattered around. (p 179)
Bus - "I had a friend who lived in a double-decker bus." (p 90)
Channel - The paint around the handle wasn't just scratched, it was gouged, deep channels cut into the metal itself. (p 247)
Climb - "Mr Cragside used to let her climb the big tree he had out the back." (p 83)
Empire - "People think of the Victorians as a rational bunch, with heads full of technology and Empire, but belief in ghosts was so entrenched by the mid-nineteenth century that people expected to encounter spooks and spectres wherever they went." (p 93)
Gateway - "If a gateway to the Visible has been opened there once, whe might be able to open it again." (p 243)
Hut - "There were even reports of unnatural storms and gales inside the huts and cottages," Bill read, looking over his shoulder, "the Church of St Bartholomew-in-the-Mead suffering a torrential hailstorm within its walls on a day when there wasn't a cloud in the sky." (p 136)
Knot - He twisted around, his duvet now one big knot. (p 42)
Observatory - "Or is that the observatory?" (p 294)
Regulation - Thanks to their new colour scheme, they were hardly regulation anyway. (p 245)
Ritual - It had become a familiar ritual these few days. (p 39)
Shadow - "The shadow in a corridor that looks almost human." (p 135)
Stairs - She undid her coat and went to hang it beneath the stairs. (p 17)
Suspension (no variations) - Velma swayed back and forth, her suspension creaking. (p 145)
Trail - She'd been in a grump ever since the Doctor had despatched them on their impromptu nature trail. (p 202)
Wheel - Rust eating the battered wheel trims and the chipped yellow paintwork boasted a large collection of dents. (p 89)
Yale - It was a normal Yale key, the kind Schofield had seen on many countless keyrings, with one major exception. (p 222)

A Demon and His Witch (Welcome to Hell, #1) by Eve Langlais (9/5/18)

Ascent - The decadent heat of it arched her back and he took advantage, shimmying the shirt over her breasts, a slow ascent that proved maddening. (p 141)
Ruler (no variations) - He, greatest and most evil ruler of all time, obviously possessed a knack for getting people together. (p 164)
Security - "Here's my idea: you knock on the door and do your thing; talk, lull her into a false sense of security, pump her info, pull out her fingernails one by one. (p 43)
Solstice - Despite the situation, the scene was almost picturesque, reminding her of the many bonfires she'd participated in, with these same folk, as they celebrated the harvest and the solstices. (p 3)
Trek - Nothing he did completely stopped her implacable trek to the outside door. (p 83)

The Sixth Extinction An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert (9/13/18)

Altitude - The bolide arrived from the southeast, traveling at a low angle relative to the earth, so that it came in not so much from above as from the side, like a plane losing altitude. (p 156)
Andes The second part of the book takes place very much in the present - in the increasingly fragmented Amazon rainforest, on a fast-warming slope in the Andes, on the outer reaches of the Great Barrier Reef. (p 14)
Artifact - "The apparent mass extinction is an artifact of statistics and poor understanding of the taxonomy," one paleontologist told the New York Times. (p 138)
Capital - Cuvier had grown up in a small town on the Swiss boarder and had few contacts in the captial. (p 56)
Condor - To rescue the species - the largest land bird in North America - wildlife biologists raised condor chicks using puppets. (p 450)
Discovery - The creatures in the early chapters are already gone, and this part of the book ist mostly concerned with the great extinctions of the past and the twisting history of their discovery, starting with the work of the French naturalist Georges Cuvier. (p 14)
Endangered - Today, amphibians enjoy the dubious distinction of being the world's most endangered class of animals; it's been calculated that the group's extinction rate could be as much as forty-five thousand times higher than the background rate. (p 39)
Engineer - "It was an emotional roller coaster", recalled Ed Green, a biomolecular engineer from the University of California-Santa Cruz, who worked on the project for several years. (p 423)
Highest (no variations)  - Darwin climbed to one of the highest points on the island, and from there he could survey the neighboring island of Moorea. (p 227)
Hike - He was resting after a hike one afternoon near the town of Valdivia when the ground beneath him began to wobble, as if made of jelly. (p 95)
Invader - Since my lawn is not particulary well kept, I also see lots of dandelions, which came over form Europe and spread just about everywhere, and garlic mustard, also form Europe, and broad-leaf plantains, yet another invader form Europe. (p 356)
Million - The town of El Valle de Antón, in central Panama, siths in the middle of a volcanic crater formed about a million years ago. (p 16)
Native - The National Zoo, in Washington, D.C., had been successfully raising blue poison-dart frogs, which are native to Suriname, through many generations. (p 31)
Niche - The descendants of today's rats, according to Zalasiewicz, will radiate out to fill the niches that Rattus exulans and Rattus norvegicus helped empty. (p 190)
Obstacle - He has written that "in the face of climatic change, even natural climatic change, human activity has created an obstacle course for the dispersal of biodiversity," the result of which could be "one of the greatest biotic crises of all time." (p 330)
Peak - It was clear enough that we could see the snow-covered peak of Snaefellsjökull, about a hundred kilometres away. (p 114)
Permit - He pulled out his government-issued collecting permit and presented it to the sleepy officials manning the station. (p 42)
Peru - We were standing in eastern Peru, at the edge of the Andes, on top of a 3,600-metre-high mountain, where, in fact, there were no trees - just scrub and, somewhat incongruously, a dozen or so cows, eyeing us suspiciously. (p 260)
Rail - The snake at its way through most of the island's native birds, including the Guam flycatcher, last seen in 1984; the Guam rail, which survives only owing to a captive breeding program; and the Mariana fruit-dove, which is extinct on Guam (though it persists on a couple of other, smaller islands). (p 352)
Remote  - Rats have consistently been on the vanguard of these movements, and they have left their bones scattered everywhere, inlcuding on islands so remote that humans never bothered to settle them. (p 189)
Retreat - A the warmth returned, the arctic forms would retreat northward, closely followed up in their retreat by the productions of the more temperate regions. (p 282)
Royal - "What animal does it come from?" he asked plaintively in a paper delivered to France's Royal Academy of Sciences in 1752. (p 53)
Ruins - While I was in Reykjavik, I visited a museum built over the ruins of what's believed to be one of the most ancient structures in Iceland - a longhouse constructed out of strips of turf. (p 106)
South America - Bd has spread through the highlands of South America and down the eastern coast of Australia, and it has crossed into New Zealand and Tasmania. (p 35)
Stamp - The institute occupies a spanking new building shaped a bit like a banana, and it stands out conspicuously in a neighborhood that still bears the stamp of the city's East German past. (p 411)
Tourist - The Gola del Bottaccione is now a tourist destination in its own right, though for a more specialized crowd. (p 128)
Turret - We met in front of the American Museum of Natural History, in Manhattan, where Landman has his office in a turret overlooking Central Park, and, together with a pair of graduate students, headed south to the Lincoln Tunnel. (p 148)

Science(ish) The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies by Rick Edwards (9/15/18)

Agriculture - If and when we colonize Mars, however, there are plans to do housing and agriculture properly. (p 47)
Alignment - A particular alignment of the planets, which might occur once every 100 million years, can be enough to shift an asteroid out of a stable orbit and onto a trajectory where new gravitational pulls combine to throw it way off its original course. (p 102)
Cultural - We have the same number of hairs per square inch as great apes, we have the same blood types and some of their behaviours will feel familiar - chimps display aggression, support, betrayal, sexual politics, grief, self-awareness and cultural practices that are different in different groups. (p 155)
Restrict - In general, primates have strong jaw muscles, which effectively keep a tight grip on the cranium and restrict its growth. (p 159)

Hell's Chapel (Caith Morningstar, #1) by Celia Kyle (9/19/18)

altar - I let my gaze flick to the altar in the center of the room. (p 335)
Llama - The events of the last couple of days were finally creeping up on me, the stress of attempted assassinations coupled with the “Sam Drama Llama” had me running on fumes. (p 199)

Silver Lining (Silver Cove, #1) by Jill Sanders (9/21/18)

Constellation - He’d held her on this very beach, pointing at the stars as he told her the story of Venus and the other planets and constellations. (p 256)

Death Overdue (The Haunted Library Mysteries, #1) by Allison Brook (9/25/18)

Estate - "Check out the local paper and the real estate websites." (p 94)
Manpower - "Since John didn't have the manpower to send someone from the force, I offered my services." (p 453)
Terrace - The master bedroom had French doors that opened up onto a terrace that overlooked the river. (p 126)

They Do It With Mirrors (Miss Marple #6) by Agatha Christie (9/27/18)

Passport - "Difficulties with passports and hotels and all that." (p 243)

Mistletoe Kisses (Northstar Holidays, #1) by Suzie O'Connell (9/30/18)

Carving - She recalled helping him move into it after he graduated from high school, how excited he’d been to begin carving his own legacy into his family’s ranch. (p 56)

Light the Dark Writers on Creativity, Inspiration, and the Artistic Process by Joe Fassler (10/12/18)

Emperor - Later on I found "A Message from the Emperor", which became my very favorite. (p 472)


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(Will I need two posts for such a long list?) (I will)


The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Stories from the Golden Age of Gaslight Crime by Nick Rennison (10/18/18)

Masonry - It was surrounded by a wall of solid masonry eighteen feet high, and so smoothly finished inside and out as to offer no foothold to a climber, no matter how expert. (p 38)
Purification - This ugly sunlit picture of the stupidity and cruelty of the earth sent the ascetic finally to his prayers for purification and new thoughts. (p 204)

More Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin (10/24/18)

Inca - "You act like you're visiting an Incan ruin or something." (p 500)

A Demon Bound (Imp, #1) by Debra Dunbar (10/28/18)

Weaponry - “We wouldn’t have these firearms, or even the amazing weaponry in our military, without exploding cannons in the sixteenth century and generations of people dedicated to improving them. (p 67)

An Uncommon Sense (Sensual Healing Book 1) by Serenity Woods (11/8/18)

Archaeology - But in the extra-mural archaeology class she’d once taken, she’d learned that “absence of evidence is not evidence of absence”, and she supposed that also applied to the afterlife. (loc 2311)
Descendent - Grace wondered briefly whether it was worth inventing some fictional descendant of Einstein who’d invented time travel or something, but before she could conjure up a fake boyfriend, Mia said, “His name’s Ash Rutherford, and he’s a medium.” (loc 2930)

Dare to Touch (Dare to Love, #3) by Carly Phillips (11/14/18)

Mile-high (hyphenated or two words) - "Did you give in to Dylan and let him make you a member of the Mile-High Club?” her sister asked. (loc 938)

Explosive Eighteen (Stephanie Plum, #18) by Janet Evanovich (11/21/18)

Mortar - I use the term office lightly since we were operating out of a converted motor coach parked on Hamilton Avenue directly in front of the construction site for a new brick-and-mortar office. (p 15)
Watchman - "I heard a rumor he got a job as a night watchman for one of the vendors." (p 308)

Lease on Love (Snow Kissed Love, #2) by Violet Vaughn (11/30/18)

Acclimate - I’ve already acclimated enough to this town to know it’s probably a mistake, but it does give me an excuse to cling to Kaleb. (loc 4111)

Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne (2/5/19)

Sundial - That sharp peak could in fact be regarded as the gnomon of a sun-dial whose shadow on a given day pointed out the way to the centre of the earth. (p 102)

Words:


Russia Carry-Over:
Stroganoff


message 44: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Bravo!!! Fantastic job Rosa!!!


message 45: by [deleted user] (new)

I searched a LONG time for the last word, sundial. thought for sure it would be another of those long-time-carryovers, I was so surprised when I found it, I nearly shouted out (and I was in public, lol)


message 46: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments I get it Rosa! That's how I felt about my last one - purification!


message 47: by Kathryn (new)

Kathryn (an80slady6886) | 541 comments Both of those words are really tripping me up. I really don't think I'll find them, but who knows I still have until the end of the month and miracles happen.


message 48: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Yes...miracles do happen Kathryn! Hoping one comes your way!!


message 49: by Denise (last edited Feb 21, 2019 05:51PM) (new)

Denise | 2573 comments So I found "Milehigh" the name of a fictional airline company - acceptable?


message 50: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 14209 comments Absolutely Denise!!


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