Book Review-Inca's Death Cave-An Archeological Mystery Thriller-Bradford G. Wheler

Thursday, August 14, 2014

If you enjoy reading about archeology you will enjoy this book. It can get rather dry at times--but the mystery and the characters are memorable. Now why would anyone want to sabotage an archeological expedition to the point that soldiers had to be brought in to protect everyone? You will be surprised if you read this book. Is the Inca's Death Cave ever found? Can't tell you--that would give away part of the plot!

About the Book (from Amazon)

Adventure, archaeology, technology, and mystery mix to form a breathtaking action-packed tale. INCA'S DEATH CAVE An Archaeological Mystery Thriller A 500-year-old puzzle catapults an archaeology professor and his brilliant grad student into the adventure of a lifetime in INCA'S DEATH CAVE, a new mystery thriller from author Bradford G. Wheler. What happened to a band of Inca rebels who journeyed north in Peru to seek the fabled cave of the true gods - and escape the disease and destruction brought by Spanish conquistadors? They were never heard from again. Did they just melt back into their villages or was something more sinister involved? What trace or treasure did they leave behind? The ingenious plot of this thriller is full of twists and turns, excitement and adventure, archaeology and technology. Readers will meet fascinating characters they'll never forget: a high-tech billionaire, a quick-witted professor, his beautiful young student, and her still-tough grandfather, a retired Marine gunny sergeant. Cornell University professor Robert Johnson and his star PhD student are hired by a billionaire entrepreneur to solve a 500-year-old archaeology mystery in northern Peru. But first, they will have to survive corporate skullduggery and drug-lord thuggery. And why, 6,700 miles away in Vatican City, is the old guard so upset? What dark secrets could centuries-old manuscripts hold? This assiduously researched, fast-paced novel brings the Incas and their ancestors to life against the backdrop of the Peruvian Andes. Along with riveting action, INCA'S DEATH CAVE contains 22 illustrations and photos. Wheler draws on his own expertise in engineering, technology, and business to help readers feel that they are living the adventure. Mixing the action of David Baldacci's The Hit, the tech thrills of Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park, and the dialogue of Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels, INCA'S DEATH CAVE is a true pleasure to read.

You can Purchase the Book here

About the Author (from Amazon)

Bradford G. Wheler author of "INCA'S DEATH CAVE An Archaeological Mystery Thriller"
and President of

BRADFORD G. WHELER is the former CEO, President and Co-owner of Allan Electric Company. He sold Allan Electric to a New York Stock Exchange listed company. After staying on as President during the transition, Brad retired.

Brad's lifelong love of history, art, books, and the inherent humor in man's nature led to the founding of and the authoring and publishing of Inca's Death Cave as well as GOLF SAYINGS: wit & wisdom of a good walk spoiled, "CAT SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the whiskered ones, HORSE SAYINGS: wit & wisdom straight from the horse's mouth, DOG SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from man's best friend, and SNAPPY SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the world's greatest minds.

His community involvements include being a Trustee of Community General Hospital in Hamilton, NY, and chairing their Finance Committee. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cazenovia College, and former Chairman and member of the Board of Directors and Alumni Association and President of the Sigma Phi Society at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce and several other boards.

Brad played polo on the Cornell University men's polo team for four years and was a member of the Cazenovia Polo Club. In 2012 he was inducted into the Manlius Pebble Hill Athletic Hall of Fame.
He holds a BS and ME in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY as well as an MBA degree from Fordham University in New York, NY.

Brad, his wife, Julie, and their golden retriever Quincy live in Cazenovia, NY and Fort Pierce, FL.


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Karen Dawkins said...

This reminds me of a movie --- though I can't remember the title. Archeology is intriguing -- a mystery set in a dig site sounds great.

Rebecca Swenor said...

I have always been interested in archaeology and the mysteries behind it. I will have to check this book out. Thanks for sharing.

mail4rosey said...

I like that there are illustrations. That's nicely unusual to find in this kind of a book.

Frugal and Fun Mom said...

Just the title alone draws you in. Sounds really intriguing especially with adventure, archaeology, technology, and mystery mix.

Ashley Pomykala said...

The book sounds fascinating. That title is one that would have me picking up the book.

Jenn said...

The hubby would love this, thank you! The cover is just beautiful!

Stefany T said...

This is unlike anything else I have read. I am going to have to check it out. Thanks!

Uplifting Families Parenting Advice said...

This sounds like a great book. I wish that I had the time to read all of these great books.

Maria said...

Sounds like I will learn while reading a good mystery book .Great combo!

Kendall Rayburn said...

Sounds like the plot of a movie! What a great read!

Lexie Lane said...

Oh! I love stories like this and yes, I love archeology! Sounds like a good book!

Eliz Frank said...

Sounds like a fascinating read with a lot of intrigue. I haven't seen a book that includes archeology in a while.

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