Stock Image
Buy Used
Price: US$ 32.45 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Returns Policy

The Maya Gateway

Wim Coleman; Pat Perrin

0 ratings by GoodReads
ISBN 10: 1590922115 / ISBN 13: 9781590922118
Published by Windstorm Creative
Used Condition Good Paperback
From ThriftBooks (Auburn, WA, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
Available From More sellers View all  copies of this book

Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Bookseller Inventory # G1590922115I3N00

About this title:


As the ancient Maya city of Pakabtún is about to fall, a high priest commits a murder where a sacrifice is needed. The events he sets into motion are far more sinister than he could have imagined. Lydia Rosenstrom lives in the twenty-first century, a Maya scholar working in the ruins of Pakabtún. She's also helping a U.S. museum create a virtual realty simulation of the ancient city. But when a real person is killed in the simulation, is it an accident, a sacrifice . . . or murder? High technology, shamanic visions, vivid mythology, and deadly danger converge in this fantastic tale based on Maya glyphs, history, and mythology. A tense thriller rich in ideas about civilization and consciousness, The Maya Gateway will leave the reader breathless. A Gateway will open . . . an ancient darkness will arrive.

From the Author: A few years ago, we got interested in the idea of re-creating a place in virtual reality that had long ago disappeared from physical reality. Then we started wondering ... What if the technology got out of hand? What if some rather ordinary people had the curiosity and determination to explore beyond everyday reality? We came up with lots more "what ifs" that we didn't have answers to. But then, we both believe that the heart of the creative experience--and of a good adventure story--is a state of "finding-out." So we started learning about ancient sites that interested us: reading authorities on the Maya, studying how the glyphs were decoded, and visiting the Mexican Yucatan peninsula. We've posted a few of the many photos we took at Mayan sites, captioned with some of the words they inspired us to write.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Maya Gateway

Publisher: Windstorm Creative

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Payment Methods

Payment Methods Accepted by Seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Seller ThriftBooks
Address: Auburn, WA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Seller Since March 24, 2009
Seller Rating 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described
on the Abebooks website. If you're dissatisfied with your
purchase or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30
days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your
mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the "Ask
bookseller a question" link to contact us and we'll respond
as soon as possible.

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Store Description: ThriftBooks, a ThriftBooks Global brand, is located near the Green River in Auburn, WA, 25 miles south of Seattle. Auburn is the original ThriftBooks warehouse. While cutting edge ThriftBooks pricing technology and the latest supply-chain methods allow us to serve you better, it's the hard-working, dedicated, team in Auburn that differentiates ThriftBooks. Each quality, used book is saved, sorted, rated, shelved and finally, shipped by hand from Washington. You can have confidence that the quality book you choose will be sent to you. That’s the power of shopping with a ThriftBooks company.