By Louis L'Amour
The Navajo referred to as them the Anasazi, the “ancient enemy,” and their deserted towns hang-out the canyons and plateaus of the Southwest. for hundreds of years the surprising disappearance of those humans baffled historians. Summoned to a dismal wilderness plateau via a determined letter from an previous pal, well known investigator Mike Raglan is drawn right into a global of puzzle, violence, and explosive revelations. Crossing a border past the legislation of guy and nature, he'll study of the spectacular global of the Anasazi and realize the main impressive frontier ever encountered.
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He had a feeling he was going off the deep end. He would leave his notes with the daybook, and leave them in a safe place. He took up the daybook again. Was I afraid? Nothing fearsome had happened, yet I was dealing with the unknown, with a whole new set of principles and ideas of which I knew nothing. I tried to think of it as a hoax, yet I could not. I remembered Mike saying that when dealing with what people called the supernatural, some background in legerdemain was essential. A scientist searches for truth and is not skilled in trickery or deception.
Erik had been silent, then had said, "Come as soon as you can, all right? " "What is it? " Again that hesitation. Was he speaking from a public phone? Were there others around, perhaps listening? "Tell you when you get here. " He hesitated again. " They had said their good-byes and then Erik had said, quickly. "Mike? Please! " Mike remembered how he had hung up, startled, staring at the phone. That was so unlike Erik Hokart. The man must truly be in trouble, but at that time he had not connected it to his own knowledge of the country.
Although Erik had suggested meeting him on the Canyon road, the mesa where Erik was building was north of the river and there was no way of getting from one to the other without crossing the bridge at Mexican Hat. He would come in from the north and visit Erik's place first. And after that? He shied from the question. By that time he would surely have found Erik or some communication from him. He took up the daybook again. Later. Desperately, I have tried to resume work on my plans, trying to keep my thoughts away from the odd circumstances, but my thoughts refuse to concern themselves with the mundane problems of construction.
The Haunted Mesa by Louis L'Amour