Cross of Goa

Dave and Jan Stark are fortune hunters with AvMar air charter and salvage. They are contacted by a billionaire, Claude Valdez to find the jewel encrusted Cross of Goa. This elusive ancient relic is fabled to be solid gold and taller than a man.

An enigmatic will and log book from an ancient Portuguese pirate will lead them to fly from the South Pacific through Asia, Africa and South America. Their deadly quest reveals this sacred icon may be among looted treasures of a wartime Japanese General.

Others seek this valuable treasure and the AvMar team are ruthlessly attacked. Using floatplanes and helicopters their hazardous search leads through ancient temples, wartime battlegrounds, dense jungle and windswept mountain summits. Not all the AvMar team will survive these lethal assaults or ‘The Devil’s Dance’.

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Bob Shaw is an accomplished adventure storyteller and former aviator. Aviation buffs will enjoy his detailed flight descriptions, scrapes and mishaps. A salvage company is commissioned to find the missing ‘Cross of Goa’, a massive bejewelled and golden cross, hundreds of years old. The cross is believed to have been disassembled into five pieces and hidden throughout the world in former Portuguese-influenced areas. The story takes the reader through a rollicking yarn in the very risky process of tracking down the individual pieces of the cross.

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