The Moai Murders by Lyn Hamilton
(Archaeological Mysteries, No. 9)

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Featuring Toronto antiques dealer Lara McClintoch, Lyn Hamilton's fascinating series immerses readers in the world's most exotic cultures. This time, the globetrotting Lara travels to Easter Island, where ancient mysteries spawn modern-day murder as the giant stone carvings known as the Moai draw a delegation of experts to the island-and a killer with vengeance on his mind.

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Lyn Hamilton was born on August 6, 1944. She attended the University of Toronto. She worked in communications in both the public and private sectors before publishing her first novel at the age of 50. She was director of the Cultural Programs Branch for the province of Ontario and director of public affairs for the Canadian Opera Company. She taught mystery writing for the School for Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto. Her first novel, The Xibalba Murders, was published in 1997. She wrote the Archaeological Mysteries series. The Celtic Riddle became a made-for-TV movie starring Angela Lansbury. She died of cancer on September 10, 2009 at the age of 65.
Published April 5, 2005 by Berkley Hardcover. 272 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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While cops flown in from Chile try to sort out the murders and find the missing rongorongo tablet Jasper flamboyantly presented at his final lecture, Lara e-mails clues to her boyfriend Rob, a Canadian Mountie, helps Gordon evade capture, and tries to discover why Gabriela, a pretty young hotel w...

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In Hamilton's well-told 10th archeological mystery (after 2004's The Magyar Venus ), Toronto antiques dealer Lara McClintoch and her friend Moira Meller,

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She has always dreamed of visiting Easter Island, so she begs Lara to join her on a vacation to the exotic island.

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