Dr Pimms, Intermillennial Sleuth Book 2
Dr Elizabeth Pimms has a new puzzle.
What is the story behind the tiny skeletons discovered on a Guatemalan island? And how do they relate to an ancient Mayan queen?
The bones, along with other remains, are a gift for Elizabeth. But soon the giver reveals his true nature. An enraged colleague then questions Elizabeth’s family history. Elizabeth seeks DNA evidence to put all skeletons to rest.
A pregnant enemy, a crystal skull, a New York foodie, and an intruder in Elizabeth’s phrenic library variously aid or interrupt Elizabeth’s attempts to solve mysteries both ancient and personal.
With archaeological intrigue, forensic insight and cosy comfort, Mayan Mendacity takes readers back into the world of Dr Pimms, Intermillennial Sleuth.
Really cold cases.
'Combined with the frequent food references and wonderful literary references, such as Agatha Christie and Mark Twain, this is a series you can’t help but fall in love with.'—Better Reading
The second book in the Dr Pimms, Intermillennial Sleuth series sees Dr Elizabeth Pimms drawn into a new mystery involving ancient female Mayan rulers, more family secrets and brilliant new recipes.
Mayan Calendar Date 22.214.171.124.12 8 Eb’ 5 Sip (4 April 675 CE)
Mutul City, Mayan Empire (now Dos Pilas, modern Guatemala)
Lady Six Sky, Princess of Mutul, concentrated on the small black bead hanging between her eyebrows. Her daily practice of ensuring her eyes were perfectly crossed was almost over. She smiled as her hand slid over the warm, wriggling belly of her beloved dog, Red Jaguar.
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