Mo Bowdre and his lovely Anglo-Hopi girlfriend, Connie Barnes, find themselves at a remote desert research station in the bootheel of New Mexico. The station is an outpost of gossiping, back-biting research scientists thirty miles from the Mexican border and three hundred miles from nowhere. It's an unlikely site for Bowdre's newest sculpture commission -- not to mention conspiracy, sexual deception, smuggling, and murder.
When a female corpse turns up in the desert vastness of Skeleton Canyon, the research station is plunged into turmoil. Bowdre, with his sixth sense for trouble, goes into action when it is discovered that the murdered woman was a scientist and an FBI special agent. But the murder is only the first sharp thorn in a dense thicket of mystery....
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"Pathologic entomology, venomous snakes, recently rifled Aztec artifacts, rumors of Spanish treasure, and the odd detail of Native American mythology add to the intricate fabric of Page's narrative. Memorable characters, stark backdrops, fine crafting."-- Library Journal
"The fast-paced action interspersed with some eccentric characters combine to make this a compelling story and a brilliant successor to Page's critically acclaimed first novel."-- Rocky Mountain News
Jake Page is the author or coauthor of more than thirty books of fiction, science, and history. He lives in Lyons, Colorado.
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Book Description Fawcett, 1995. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110345379314
Book Description Fawcett. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0345379314 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1922814