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The Jade Necklace – EXPANDED – eBook

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The enigmatic reign of the Classic Maya kings serves as the setting for this vivid encounter between two treasure hunters.


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Description

“These were lawless times…”

The enigmatic reign of the Classic Maya kings serves as the setting for this vivid encounter between two treasure hunters. Oscar Gregeborn’s lush and painterly illustrations evoke the promise of waiting treasure, if only the young adventurer can solve the mystery of the girl and the necklace.

 

Additional Details
Length: 24 Pages
Graphics: Full Color
Publication date: June 2018


 

Excerpts

“Let me go!” she commanded. “Don’t touch me— ”

The guards were drunk. He studied their thick, slow motions.

The girl let her legs go and sank to the floor and almost crawled out of her captors’ grasp – but they were too many for her.

They were too drunk to stop themselves.

The girl would soon meet her ancestors.

The thief took an extra moment to watch each man, to see how he moved, to capture his rhythm.

With a low laugh, he stepped into the center of the passageway.

“Come, brothers,” he bellowed. He banged his blade against the stone wall. “Here is better sport.”


 

About Tom Durwood

Tom Durwood is a teacher, writer and editor with an interest in history. Tom most recently taught English Composition and Empire and Literature at Valley Forge Military College, where he won the Teacher of the Year Award five times. Tom has taught Public Speaking and Basic Communications as guest lecturer for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group at the Dam’s Neck Annex of the Naval War College.

Tom edits an open-access scholarly journal, The Journal of Empire Studies (www.empirestudies.org).


eBook Details

Your eBook will be available for download for 365 days from the date of purchase and can be downloaded 5 times. The PDF file is contained in a zip file (Windows 7 and above, and Mac OS X can handle zip files natively).


 

Reviews

“The debut of a wonderful writer.”
Laraine Herring, Monsoons, Lost Fathers and Lay My Sorrow Down

For Additional Reviews about Tom Durwood and his books, visit tomdurwood.com


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