Hollow Bones (Special Agent Caitlyn Tierney)
C. J. Lyons
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Hollow Bones, CJ Lyons
From the ancient mysteries of a Mayan temple to the sinister secrets of modern medicine, FBI agent Caitlyn Tierney uncovers crimes that have been buried far too long and far too deep...
It's the kind of case that chills Caitlyn to the bone. Missing person. College student. Beloved daughter of a world leader in biotechnology. She was last seen on a spring break cruise. No witnesses. No motives. Just one possible lead―reports of a stranger who may have lured the young archeology major off the ship and into the jungles of Guatemala. When Caitlyn follows her hunch into the jungle―with the FBI's Jake Carver by her side―the trail takes a surprising turn into the very heart of darkness.
all sorts of forms, plus there’s no credit, but she’s hoping the professor will let her join for real come summer.” Linda nodded. “But her parents would never approve. So she decided to prove to them that she can take care of herself and we came up with a plan.” “Right.” Caitlyn fought the urge to roll her eyes. “The plan. How did you guys pull that off?” “We left the boat together at Santo Tomás. Prescott picked up Maria and we went sightseeing with this hunky guide, Jorge.” They all smiled
“His old army squad will help. He’ll save Maria; he’ll bring my daughter back to me.” “Let me help him. Mrs. Alvarado, let me help Maria.” She hesitated, torn. “No. Hector knows what he’s doing. He said not to involve outsiders.” “That’s too bad. Because I’m already involved. And, no matter what political strings you pull, I’m staying involved. Do you want me barging in, risking your daughter’s life, because I don’t have all the information I need?” Still Sandra resisted. Caitlyn remembered
cistern deep at its heart with hidden tunnels funneling rainwater down to it. I think the treasure is down there, at the bottom of the cistern.” He looked surprised. Then clapped his hands in delight. “Brilliant and beautiful! Zigler is going to love you, my dear.” She blushed at his words. She wasn’t beautiful—not like her mother, a true Spanish beauty. Maria didn’t share her mother’s delicate features or golden complexion. The only features they had in common were their dark hair and eyes.
in comparison.” “I still don’t understand why someone is targeting Alvarado and his family now. Why wait twenty years?” “I don’t think it’s someone from his past in Guatemala. I think it’s someone from his present. Someone who received tissue tainted with Creutzfeldt-Jakob. Or more likely, a loved one who had to watch them die.” Jake explained about the disease and its cannibalistic origins and the devastating consequences. Yates considered. “This Julia, you said her dad was out of the
had no idea whom she had at her back. “Drive faster.” “Told you Hector was no choirboy. Don’t worry, I doubt he’ll risk touching Tierney. Not unless he can destroy any evidence. Did I mention what happened when the peace talks began and the government had to shut down U4 before the UN inspectors came? Hundreds of prisoners vanished. No trace of them or their bodies.” “Do you know what happened to them?” Romero shrugged. “No idea. But they whitewashed the prison, turned it into a clinic