Books by Val Davis

THREAD OF THE SPIDER by Val Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"There's plenty here for conspiracy buffs; others might give it a miss."
Still jobless and looking for something to do while her resumé makes the rounds, historical archaeologist Nicolette "Nick" Scott joins her father, Elliott, the world's leading Anasazi scholar, and Fremont Indian expert Dr. Reed Austin as they poke around Utah caves last entered by Hyrum Boyce at the turn of the last century. Read full book review >
THE RETURN OF THE SPANISH LADY by Val Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2001

"Readers who've wisely avoided the tell-all blurb will be kept wondering just what scheme is afoot; they'll also be frustrated by untidy loose ends, unlikely combinations of realistic characters with cartoon grotesques, X-Files conspiracy politics, and a peek into the mind of a mama grizzly."
No more heat for historical archaeologist Nicolette Scott. Read full book review >
TRACK OF THE SCORPION by Val Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 20, 1996

"Despite all the appeals, first-novelist Davis brings little conviction, and no originality, to conspiracy-suspense gambits limply reminiscent of Days of the Condor, Pelican Brief, and everything in between."
Gorgeous archaeologist in formula thriller peril—thanks to the discovery of a WW II bomber, buried for 50 years in the sands of New Mexico, and the unraveling of a heinous military-industrial conspiracy. Read full book review >