When a mysterious benefactor funds archeologist Nick Randall’s research, he departs on an expedition to find the lost city of Vilcabamba. Hidden deep in the Amazon, Randall believes this legendary city holds proof that his controversial theories are true. He disappears shortly after arriving in the jungle.
Randall’s beautiful daughter Samantha learns of his disappearance. An accomplished archeologist herself, she is forced to make a difficult decision. Pursue her career or search for the man she blames for her mother’s death.
But someone else is looking for her father as well. Francis Dumond, a shadowy man with unlimited resources, will stop at nothing to find Vilcabamba and use its secrets to control the world. In a race against time, Sam must find her father, prove his theories and stop Dumond before a stratovolcano destroys Vilcabamba and all of them as well.
What Do Others Say?
The Vilcabamba Prophecy had me on the edge of my seat! This is a very action packed read; it’s full of plot twist and turns that keep you guessing the outcome. Jill C
This is a roller coaster ride of a read! Exciting, thrilling, and a definite page turner. I loved it and you will too! Wil S.
Who Wrote it?
Robert Rapoza is the author of The Vilcabamba Prophecy, a 2015 Adventure Writers Competition Semi-Finalist. His second thriller, Operation Ice Hammer, continues to follow Nick’s exploits as he is joined by his son Johnathan. The third book in the series, The Devil’s Heart, is in progress.
Born and raised in Southern California, he enjoys hanging out with his wife Holly, daughter Heather, son Ryan and dog Bandit. He and his family enjoy the outdoors, taking bike rides along the beach and camping along the California coast. A die hard Red Sox and Patriots fan, he also enjoys coaching his son Ryan, a pitcher and 1st baseman.
The ideas for his novels are drawn from his interest in archeology and science and his love of adventure stories. Bob has always been drawn to these topics and is fascinated by the technology utilized by ancient civilizations. History is rich with mysteries waiting to be solved and Bob enjoys asking questions about these mysteries and offering ideas about what they might mean.
Where Can I Get It?
- Moral Dilemmas as Propaganda
- Blog Tour: Terror in Taffeta by Marla Cooper