Between Phoenix and Sedona, Arizona, there is an ancient native American ruin known as Montezuma’s Castle. Thousands of visitors view it every year, but entrance to the ancient pueblo has been disallowed for many years. The ruin is fragile now, exposed to the elements and to air pollution as it is.
Zealous park rangers guard it and, every now and then, on an unscheduled basis and dressed in special clothing, one guard will tour it in order to remove rotting corpses of dead birds and rodents.
Why, then, had CSI teams from Sedona, Scottsdale and Phoenix been called to the area? Why, especially, had the Phoenix Special Victims Unit been called in?
“Next you know,” said one tourist, “the FBI’s Behavior Analysis Unit will show up.”
“Don’t look now,” said another. “I think they’re already here.”
Find out why when you read Montezuma’s Revenge, Minnie Cooper’s tenth and finest novel.
Book Blurb Friday
hosted every week by Lisa Ricard Claro, of Writing in the Buff.
Each week Lisa posts a photo (this one by photographer-writer-blogger Lynn Obermoeller) and asks us to imagine it as a book cover. Then we are to write, in 150 words or less, a back-cover “blurb” to convince book-browsers to become book-buyers.
To see how the photo prompted other writer-bloggers, please click HERE!