By Elizabeth Peters
An unforeseen "gift" has arrived for Carol Farley this Christmas: an envelope bearing a newspaper clipping and no go back handle. There, blurred yet unmistakable, is a photograph of a guy lacking for years and feared lifeless -- Carol's father. it's a siren calling her to an international she hasn't ever identified, to a spot of historical majesty and blood-chilling terror. Now, surrounded through towering pyramids on Mexico City's stroll of the useless, a apprehensive but resolute younger lady searches for a deadly fact and for the liked dad or mum she suggestion used to be long past eternally. yet there are darkish secrets and techniques lurking within the shadows of antiquity, a conspiracy she by no means imagined...and enemies who're made up our minds that Carol Farley won't go away Mexico alive.
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Danny looked sheepish. ” “By accident,” I said slowly. “Of course it was by accident; what do you mean? ” “Acapulco gold,” I said. ” My tone was sharp, and Danny looked at me in surprise. ” “Oh, cut it out,” I said irritably. “Are you trying to tell me marijuana isn’t illegal here? ” Danny didn’t answer, and his silence increased my irritation. I knew it wasn’t the purchase of marijuana that had destroyed my giddy mood. Danny and I had never argued about pot before, I had accepted his reasoning, which seemed to me to be proved by his own conduct.
There was an awkward fumble before our fingers met, and the clasp of hands was brief, by mutual consent.
Then Danny’s scowl smoothed out. “I get it,” he said softly. “Sure. That’s it. ” “That’s ridiculous. It doesn’t have anything to do with…It’s too late. ” 54 / Elizabeth Peters “It’s ten o’clock. That’s early in Latin countries. You wrote the address down, didn’t you? I thought you would. Okay, give it to me. ” It took me a while to find the paper, in the depths of my purse. Danny took it from me, and, without even glancing at it, started off down the street, pulling me with him. As we turned the corner, the tall trees and open spaces of the Reforma came into sight.
The Night of Four Hundred Rabbits by Elizabeth Peters