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Fiction Ages 12+
Pages: 144
Themes: crime, thriller, drug deals, kidnapping, Mayan Riviera
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 28/08/2018
Fry Reading Level: 2.7
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Tom is looking forward to spending spring break in Mexico with his girlfriend, Kat. Her father, an FBI agent, has invited Tom to join them at a fancy Cancun resort for some much-needed R&R. But when the daughter of a local law-enforcement officer goes missing, Kat's dad is pulled into the investigation. Soon after, Tom notices a yacht in the marina with a suspicious-looking crew and a kid matching the missing girl's description. Investigating further could lead Tom into the dangerous world of ruthless Mexican drug cartels.

Mayan Murder continues the story started in River Traffic.

Resource Links - October 24, 2018
"The author deserves credit here for creating a reasonably complex story using simple language within a truncated story structure."
Kirkus Reviews - June 13, 2018
"Fast-paced…a good start for reluctant teen readers."

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