At the Dig

You'd think the thrill of discovery at an ancient archaeological site would be enough. Not for these folks. Dig into one of these books to find out how buried secrets expose modern man to more than he expects.

Lovely in Her Bones

By Sharyn McCrumb

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When anthropology students Elizabeth MacPherson and her boyfriend, Milo, head for an archaeological dig at an Indian burial ground in the Appalachians, all they expect to unearth are interesting artifacts--not a killer with a penchant for using a tomahawk!

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Hidden in Time

By Michael R. Phillips

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In a search for the world's most powerful and sacred object--the Ark of the Covenant--a world famous archaeologist uncovers a plot to fix the upcoming presidential election in America.

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Dirge for a Dorset Druid: A Penny Spring and Sir Toby Glendower Mystery

By Margot Arnold

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In-laws and amateur detectives Dame Penny Spring (an anthropologist) and Sir Toby Glendower find high adventure investigating murder, druids, and smuggling.
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Dance Hall of the Dead

By Tony Hillerman

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Two boys suddenly disappear, and Lt. Joe Leaphorn sets out to locate them. Three things complicate the search: an archaeological dig, a steel hypodermic needle, and the strange laws of the Zuni Indians. Audio edition.

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Congo

By Michael Crichton

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A high tech expedition team searching for the diamonds of the Lost City of Zinj runs afoul of deadly primates in this thriller. VHS
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Birthright

By Nora Roberts

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When 5,000-year-old human bones are found at a construction site in the Blue Ridge Mountains town of Woodsboro, the news draws archaeologist Callie Dunbrook out of her sabbatical and into a whirlwind of adventure, danger and romance.
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A Rumor of Bones: A Lindsay Chamberlain Mystery

By Beverly Connor

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The first in a series of archaeological murder mysteries featuring Southern forensic anthropologist Lindsay Chamberlain. While excavating a native American village, Lindsay is pulled into a local investigation following the discovery of shallow graves with the bones of missing young girls.
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Crocodile on the Sandbank

By Elizabeth Peters

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It was the time of the Great Game of European powers. Spies and soldiers traded information, risking betrayal and death. Into this unsettled territory trips Amelia Peabody, intrepid heiress and would-be Egyptologist.
First of the Amelia Peabody series.
Also available as an audiobook.

 

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