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Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a letter written 16 years ago, yet mysteriously mailed only recently. In it, her father, long believed dead, hints at a fantastic discovery that will make him famous and rich – the lost city of an ancient civilization that suddenly vanished a thousand years ago. Now Nora is leading an expedition into a harsh, remote corner of Utah’s canyon country. Searching for her father and his glory, Nora begins to unravel the greatest riddle of American archeology, but what she unearths will be the newest of horrors.
When a team of archaeologist are brutally murdered, all that remains are some battered boxes of relics and plant specimens. When they reach NY, the are locked away and forgotten in a museum. Just days before a massive new exhibit opens, people start turning up dead. Rumors of the “museum beast” spread around the staff. Margo Green, a grad student, uncovers a link between the failed expedition, the recent kills, and an odd figure on display for the first time. Will she be able to figure it out before the menace strikes again, or will she be too late?