The Lost City of the Monkey God, by Douglas Preston, is a true story. The locations are real, the timeline is real, the treasures are real. The curse could be interpreted as real, depending on your point of view.
It’s not often I see contemporary thriller broken up into three books. It could be a cheap stunt to suck dollars out of readers (like how The Hobbit is three movies). But three separate books work well here. Each book could almost stand alone, but not quite. They rely on each other. Side note:... Continue Reading →
Apparently, in Egyptian antiquity (that's, like, "way back" for all you regular folks) there was the occasional woman ruler. I know, right? Totally crazy. Everyone knows that kings are dudes and that takes care of that. On the other hand, the washing machine hadn't been invented yet so what else did a woman have to... Continue Reading →