By M. G. Harris
After getting back from his event in Mexico and studying concerning the mystery Mayan prophesy that his father and grandfather have been part of, Josh is bound his father's dying was once no twist of fate. Piecing jointly the clues with the hot details he has, all whereas warding off his mom's questions, Josh units out to turn out it. but if he unearths out a surprising mystery concerning the mythical Ix Codex, he needs to return to Mexico to the key urban of Ek Naab. purely this time he needs to do it on my own, simply because because the stakes upward thrust, Josh can now not belief even his closest allies.
In the subsequent installment of the action-packed Joshua documents, Ice surprise will deliver readers again to the key global of the Mayan historic civilization the place the mysterious 2012 prophecy nonetheless threatens the area. Can Josh resolve the riddle prior to it's too late?
This booklet is likely one of the infrequent sequels that enhance upon the unique. Touches of technology fiction and fable upload taste to the journey and motion, as do Borgesian allusions and a captivating story of 2 long-dead lovers.
A strong wager for the thrill-seeking middle-school crowd. from Kirkus assessment June 15 2011
About the Author
M. G. HARRIS is the writer of The Joshua documents: Invisible City.
She was once born in Mexico urban yet lived so much of her existence in Manchester, England. As undefined, journeys to the Mayan ruins gave her the seed of the assumption for what may later turn into the Joshua documents series.
M. G. lives together with her husband and their daughters.
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