Russell returns with her second story about the teen hero of Martin McMillan and the Lost Inca City
(2005), who this time finds himself tracking down criminals in Thailand... A middle-grade adventure story with plenty of action and an engaging plot, which may appeal to fans of the Indiana Jones movies. - Kirkus Reviews
A marvelous young adult mystery, with an engaging plot and lively characters.
- Indie Reader
About the Author
Elaine Russell is the author of fiction for children and adults, including short stories and the first book of her middle-grade adventure series Martin McMillan and the Lost Inca City. She enjoys weaving the history and cultural of other countries into her stories. She has traveled in Thailand many times where she researched details for Martin McMillan and the Secret of the Ruby Elephant. Elaine is also the author of the adult novel Across the Mekong River. She majored in history at the University of California Davis and earned a masters degree in economics at California State University Sacramento. Elaine currently lives with her husband in Sacramento, California, and part time on the island of Kauai in Hawaii.