By David Leadbeater

Aztec Gold, starring Alicia Myles, the tempestuous heroine of the bestselling Matt Drake novels, kicks off a rip-roaring new archaeological event sequence from David Leadbeater. one of many world’s most famed treasures, sought for over 500 years. . . The mythical Aztec Gold, a nation’s maximum prize and ownership, lively clear of less than the noses of the conquering Spaniards, eventually comes nearby whilst an outdated secret is solved and new clues come up. An all-action project opposed to lethal enemies. . . With the treasure map of their ownership and the mysterious clues to the mythical Wheel of Gold – the foundation for the fabled items of 8 – ready to be solved, squaddies, neighbors and enemies set out on an exciting quest to discover the hidden tombs and a fortune in gold and jewels. From Mexico to Arizona and Nevada, and common of the Matt Drake sequence, the motion comes quickly and livid as Alicia’s new crew chases some of the most sought-after prizes in heritage.

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Any regrets? ” “Course now not. Life’s too brief for that shit. ” “And the longer term? What does it carry for you? ” Lex seemed harassed. “Are you asking me out on a date? ” Alicia slapped her brow along with her hand. “Of direction no longer! All I’m asserting is this—we can’t keep it up working perpetually. ” She gunned her motorcycle, commencing the throttle, and roared down the trail. timber swayed and rustled round her, the wind whipping via them sooner than impressive her face. forward, the trail curved and a stately apartment seemed, sufficiently big to accommodate a military. Alicia pulled up in among a Mini Cooper S and a blue Mitsubishi Evo. no longer the easiest signal. The Mini used to be ok and possibly belonged to Crouch however the Evo doubtless belonged to a couple younger upstart. She hadn’t joined a brand new staff to be the resident babysitter. Lex pulled in beside her. “Shit, guy, circulation over. Can’t get a goddamn area. ” Alicia had had sufficient. With the entire contemporary traumas and the lengthy journey her persistence used to be donning skinny. She rounded at the biker. “Christ, Lex, supply it a leisure. Do i glance like a guy to you? ” Lex eyed her leathers. “Dunno. feel free to have a look even though. ” Alicia struck quicker than the biker may well blink. One minute he was once sitting, a smile of mischief commencing to stretch throughout his face, the subsequent he was once sprawled within the dust, bleeding from the mouth, his motorcycle held upright courtesy of Alicia’s lightning-quick correct hand. Lex grunted. Alicia shook her head at him. “Show a bit goddamn respect,” she acknowledged and walked off, letting the motorcycle fall. The ensuing high-pitched squeal her to the door of the home the place Michael Crouch stood ready. Her ex-boss’s boss’s eyes held greater than a glint of leisure. “Haven’t replaced, I see. ” He squinted earlier her. “Are you yes we actually desire the biker? ” Alicia shrugged. “I’m commencing to ask yourself. If not anything else he’ll be sturdy cannon fodder. ” “Agreed. ” Crouch smiled at her. although Crouch was once in his fifties there wasn’t an oz. of fats on him; the fellow was once reliable, possessed of short-cropped black hair, a sculpted jawline and 2 twinkly eyes. whilst he held a hand out to welcome her, Alicia felt nearly proud to shake it. Crouch had formerly headed up the British 9th department, a covert business enterprise that sorted Her Majesty’s pursuits out of the country, its schedule clean, its short to do no matter what was once beneficial. capable of name upon all entities from the neighborhood police to the SAS, Crouch had run the dep. with extraordinary luck correct up until eventually the day it used to be closed down. After that, then a freelancer, Crouch determined to indulge his different significant life-interest—the look for archaeological treasures—by establishing a brand new group. His numerous contacts, garnered formerly via numerous years as a revered chief, could bend over backwards to assist him. Now, Crouch waved a hand inside of. “The team’s all the following. do you want to satisfy them? ” Alicia Crouch throughout the door, memorizing the structure and judging the safety as she went. Crouch laid it out for her quick, essentially wanting to get to the beef of the problem.

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