Track of the Scorpion by Robert R. Irvine audiobook

Track of the Scorpion

By R. R. Irvine
Read by Angela Brazil

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing 9780553577280

The Nicolette Scott Mysteries: Book 1

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Nicolette Scott isan archaeologist with an unusual specialty, the recent past, and an even odderpassion: uncovering lost airplanes. But ancient civilizations are where thefunding is, and the New Mexico badlands are where her father is, so Nick bidesher time on a dig of prehistoric Anasazi dwellings. When a prospector bringsword of his unexpected find—an airplane buried in the shifting sands of thedesert—Nick is eager to investigate. What she finds is an American B-17 bomber,shot down over friendly territory, its long-dead crew still inside. As Nicktries to trace the warplane’s origins and crew, she soon realizes she’striggered a massive cover-up. Within days the newspaper that reported herdiscovery has retracted its story, the B-17 itself has disappeared, Nick’scareer is in serious jeopardy, and people who saw the plane are starting todie. It will take every survival instinct Nick has learned in the brutal desertto keep her from being the next victim.

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Summary

Summary

Nicolette Scott isan archaeologist with an unusual specialty, the recent past, and an even odderpassion: uncovering lost airplanes. But ancient civilizations are where thefunding is, and the New Mexico badlands are where her father is, so Nick bidesher time on a dig of prehistoric Anasazi dwellings. When a prospector bringsword of his unexpected find—an airplane buried in the shifting sands of thedesert—Nick is eager to investigate.

What she finds is an American B-17 bomber,shot down over friendly territory, its long-dead crew still inside. As Nicktries to trace the warplane’s origins and crew, she soon realizes she’striggered a massive cover-up. Within days the newspaper that reported herdiscovery has retracted its story, the B-17 itself has disappeared, Nick’scareer is in serious jeopardy, and people who saw the plane are starting todie. It will take every survival instinct Nick has learned in the brutal desertto keep her from being the next victim.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[An] action-packed debut…Through her fast-paced probing to the conclusion in the desert, Nick proves herself an intelligent, game heroine whom readers will want to meet again.” Publishers Weekly
“A riveting series debut…A harrowing, suspense-filled journey into the heat of the desert and the darkness of men’s souls.” Karen Kijewski, author of Alley Kat Blues
“A stunning debut. Joining archaeologist Nicolette Scott on a deadly dig in the scorching New Mexico desert is the most exciting thing I’ve done in years.” Lia Matera, author of Last Chants

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Author Bio: Robert R. Irvine

Author Bio: Robert R. Irvine

R. R. Irvine is the author of the Moroni Traveler and Robert Christopher series, among others. He studied anthropology and archaeology at the University of California at Berkeley and now lives in Northern California.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 8.80
Audience: Adult
Language: English