After his uncle unearths the first ancient incan clue needed to find a vast trove of lost. The incas treasure a melissa greentree adventure book. List of books and articles about incas online research. At the time of hentys story peru was in a state of confusion, and incessant civil war. The information on everything between the discovery of the new world and the final fall of the inca empire is described in golden detail in this book, and has many. Addison cooke and the treasure of the incas by jonathan w. The great empire of the incas at its height encompassed an area of western south america comparable in size to the roman empire in europe. Addisons uncle is the bandits key to deciphering the ancient clues and looting the treasure. Addison cooke and the treasure of the incas addison cooke. Most of that treasure has been lost to history, plundered by the conquistadors. The treasure of the incas a tale of adventure in peru by.
His aunt and uncle, both worldfamous researchers, travel to the ends of the earth searching for hidden treasure, dodging dangerous robbers along the way, while addison is. According to the story, the inca general in charge of transporting the treasure hid it somewhere and it has yet to be found. Tons of golden objects may be buried in the mountains of ecuador. In search of the last great inca treasure mark honigsbaum, author. The goonies meets james pattersons treasure hunters in this funny, kidfriendly adventure. This rumour was linked with stories about a tunnel leading from the coricancha and exiting near sacsayhuaman. An indepth look at the history of the ancient inca civilization. Occurred during the spanish conquest of the aztec empire.
A call for help from a stricken archaeological expedition brings dirk pitt to a sacred well high in the andes. When the spaniards came to peru they tried to find out where the treasures of the incas were hidden. However, it was not until the reigns of pachacuti c. As in his other adventures, lourie skillfully links history with his reallife quest. Lost treasure of the inca written by peter lourie the inca crafted many of the worlds most beautiful objects, including golden masks, plates, vases and jewelry.
Free audio book that you can download in mp3, ipod and itunes format for your portable audio player. The mysterious loss of a large portion of the treasure of the incas has neve. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. It is hard to fathom whether melissas experience is real, imagined or dreamt as history, reality and imagination all. Silver religious artifact from the spanish 1715 fleet. Addison cooke and the treasure of the incas book depository. About for books addison cooke and the treasure of the. The treasure of the incas a story of adventure in peru by g. The radio boys search for the incas treasure loyal books. His aunt and uncle, both worldfamous researchers, travel to the ends of the earth searching for hidden treasure, dodging dangerous robbers along the way.
The story of limas greatest treasure begins sometime in the 16th century, when the spanish conquerors finally managed to subdue the inca and set up their rule of lima and the territories of the preceding inca empire. In this unusual henty tale set in nineteenthcentury peru and its uncertain political climate, harry and bertie prendergast arrive in lima in search of dias, their guardians faithful muleteer, hoping he will set them on the path of longlost treasure. While rescuing some divers, pitt and his colleages come face to face with an international ring of art thieves and a clue to a massive inca treasure. When the spaniards came to peru they tried to find out whe. Enemy at the gates the catholic church attempts to save the treasure of lima. Shortly afterwards ruminahui was captured, and while tortured to death, he did not reveal the treasures location. This book focuses on addison and molly cooke, two siblings whose characters are quite different from each other. In this one there is more emphasis on treasure hunting than on espionage which makes for a ripping yarn. Smashwords about lino omoboni, author of the incas treasure a melissa greentree adventure.
Read the treasure of the incas, a story of adventure in peru by g. The inca sundisc and the lost city of paititi jason. Lost inca gold legend circa 1533 originally intended as part of the ransom of inca emperor atahualpa it would have been hidden once it became known that the spanish had killed him. Stokes young cast is well developed, if a bit eccentric, and the adventure scenes are wonderfully paced. Lino omoboni is a professional actor and an artist oil on canvas. Every one of his writings are adventurous and educative. Travel through the history and unlock the puzzles to find the lost inca treasure. Legend 1520 large amount of gold looted from the palace of moctezuma ii.
Both challenging and entertaining, treasures of the inca is a stunning match3 adventure packed full of mystery, artifacts, treasure and temples. Addison cooke and the treasure of the incas is an actionpacked book. Henty a most fertile field for a stirring story of adventure in his most engaging style. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the treasure of the incas. Guided by an antique manuscript, avoid the wrath of the ghost protector, the spirit of an ancient inca warrior sworn for eternity to protect the temple, as you embark on solving the mystery. Search for the treasure of lima and wealth beyond measure. Inca gold an official web site for bestselling adventure. Addison cooke and the treasure of the incas has a warm familiarity and a wonderful cinematic appeal not surprising, given author jonathan w. The treasure of the incas kindle edition by henty, g. Twelveyearold addison cooke just wishes something exciting would happen to him. The treasure of the incas, a story of adventure in peru. S panish sword belt buckles, check out the file marks on the one buckle and the buckle on the right still has the pin attached.
Inca gold june 14, 2015 sitemedia dirk pitt is back, in a adventure that is perhaps the most inventive and most exciting of his career a classic treasure hunt involving an ancient hoard of gold, the secrets of a lost civilization, and an international ring of smugglers, all brought together in a plot that only clive cussler could devise. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers. Discover other books like this, author exclusives, and more. After his uncle unearths the first ancient incan clue needed to find a vast trove of lost treasure, he is. There he confronts a band of ruthless art thieves, who plunder ancient sites for their precious artefacts. Stokes, 9780147515636, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. We dont know exactly when the last inca, atahualpa, was born around the year 1200 according to some legends but we do know when he died. Read this excerpt of addison cooke and the treasure of. The goonies meets indiana jones and james pattersons treasure hunters in this funny, actionfilled adventure series. Treasure is an actionadventure novel by clive cussler. Inca treasure 1953 garden city books dennis morrison. They were cruel to the natives and made every attempt to find the treasure.
Each level has a unique challenge, enjoy discovering the pre. The collective of this lost treasure was labelled the treasure of inca king atahualpa and rumours had it that it was secreted away in tunnels. Ancient civilizations a basic introduction to the inca empire, with photos. His when the spaniards came to peru they tried to find out. Henty was a 19th century british novelist known for historical action and adventure books, many of which were best. Another look into daily life among the incas, for slightly younger readers. Simplistically charming, the incas treasure is a tale of vivid adventure where truth and reality, fact and fiction meet with an almost dreamlike quality. This book describes and explains its extraordinary progress from a remote andean settlement near lake titicaca to its rapid demise six centuries later at the hands of the spanish conquerors. The inca empire also known as the incan empire and the inka empire, was the largest empire in precolumbian america. Henty 1902 peru and the hidden treasures of her ancient kings offer mr. The book starts with a historical prologue in which julius venator, a roman, along with a group of roman soldiers and slaves. The radio boys search for the incas treasure by gerald breckenridge. This is the ninth book featuring the authors primary protagonist, dirk pitt.
Legend says that incas leaving the area took the treasure and founded a secret city deep in the jungle. The history of the incas never ceases to amaze, inspiring explorers, archaeologists and treasurehunters on the quest for fame, fortune and knowledge. A biography profiling the life and career of the spanish explorer and conqueror francisco pizarro, who marched into the inca empire, held the inca king for ransom, stuffed his pockets with gold and became governor of presentday peru. Luckily for addison, adventure has a way of finding the cookes. But soon dirk pitt faces even graver danger, as he searches for a lost spanish galleon and hunts for a fabulous hoard of inca gold. I have just read the last days of incas by kim macquarrie. Inca gold is one of the more recent dirk pitt novels and has the humor of these later ones. Its the first book in a new series that promises laughoutloud moments and nonstop action. Now, the main desire of the spanish in their conquests was gold.440 913 826 1131 472 1005 1405 5 622 675 656 793 894 1208 968 830 547 292 549 1323 695 223 1115 1176 310 809 214 811 1459 1220 493 1377 159