A plane crash! Lost in the jungle! Hunted by their old enemy, will Adam, Justin, and Kim survive long enough to find the Third Stone of Power? With only a young boy, Tukum, as their guide, the kids make their way through the dense and dangerous jungle to find the lost city of stone gods, where the Stone of Power might be located. River rafting on a crocodile-infested river and evading predators are just part of this hazardous task. Of course, their old adversary Dr. Khalid is close behind as the kids press on. But he is not the worst of their problems. This time Adam will clash with a terrible enemy who adopts the persona of an evil Aztec god, Tezcatlipoca, and is keen to revive the ancient tradition of human sacrifice. Adam, Justin, and Tukum must play a dreadful ball game of life and death and maybe survive. Will they emerge alive from the jungle? Will Dr. Khalid find the third Stone of Power before they do? Join these young heroes on an adventure steeped in the mythology and legends of the ancient Aztec and Maya!
Mesoamerican Mythology Keeps You Turning Pages
This review was first published on Kurt's Frontier.
Adam, Justin, and Kim are searching for the Third Stone of Power when their plane crashes in the Mexican jungle. With their guide, Dr. James Kinncaird injured, they must rely on a young Mayan boy named Tukum to guide them through the dangerous jungles to a lost city ruled by an enemy who adopts the persona of the ancient god known to the Aztecs as Tezcatlipoca (Smoking Mirror). There old enemy, Dr. Khalid is also close behind. Adam, Justin, and Tukum must play a game of life and death, and even victory doesn’t assure that they won’t be the next humans to be sacrificed.
Ms. Ingram has moved from Egypt and Scotland, to the Jungles of Mexico and into the mythology of the Aztecs and Maya. When sabotage forces their plane down, Adam, Justin, and Kim must leave the archaeologist, James Kinncaird, in the care of an uncontacted group Mayans living in the jungle. A man has taken on the persona of the ancient god Tezcatlipoca and is kidnapping people in the area in a quest for power. Weaving elements of Mesoamerican mythology, Ms. Ingram has created a mystery that once again keeps the audience turning the pages.