The Magyar Venus by Lyn Hamilton
(Archaeological Mysteries, No. 8)

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Lyn Hamilton's archaeological mysteries, featuring globe-trotting antique dealer Lara McClintoch, bring the world to readers. Publishers Weekly said of The Thai Amulet, "the author does a fine job of blending history with the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the Orient." Now, a suspicious suicide, a rekindled flame, and a twenty-five-thousand-year-old artifact lead Lara to the fascinating city of Budapest.

About Lyn Hamilton

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Lyn Hamilton is the author of The Xibalba Murders, nominated by the Crime Writers of Canada Association for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel.
Published April 6, 2004 by Berkley Hardcover. 272 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Interspersed with excerpts from a 100-year-old diary by the Venus's original finder, Lara's tireless quest gives an absorbing view of post-Communist Budapest and its surrounding prehistoric caves full of archeological treasures, like an old skeleton that she inexplicably decides to conceal under ...

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With the clues and lies given to her by six old college chums, Lara follows her instincts and unravels a shroud of mystery surrounding the discovery of the Magyar Venus.

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