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Invisible City (Joshua Files) (original 2008; edition 2008)

by M G Harris

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Title:Invisible City (Joshua Files)
Authors:M G Harris
Info:Scholastic (2008), Paperback, 384 pages
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When his father is reported murdered in Mexico, supposedly by the husband of his lover, thirteen-year-old Josh refuses to believe it and sets out to get the true story, which he believes involves UFOs and alien abduction.
  lkmuir | Dec 8, 2015 |
Reviewed by Kira M for TeensReadToo.com

Last Joshua had heard from his father, he was in Mexico searching for an ancient codex believed to contain key information regarding the 2012 Mayan Prophecy foretelling the end of the world.

Now, his father has been reported dead in a mysterious plane crash. Believing his father's death was probably not an accident, Joshua flies across the Atlantic to investigate. There he runs into unknown relatives, shady American intelligence agents, a secret society, and a living Mayan city.

Who can Josh trust? What really happened to his father? Will he get home alive?

INVISIBLE CITY is a great action-packed adventure. The background information for the book is presented well. The characters are well-developed., and the plot is superbly spun by the author. The mystery is intense and keeps readers on their toes.

Those who like fantasy, adventure, science fiction, history, and mystery will all enjoy reading this book. ( )
  GeniusJen | Nov 8, 2010 |
Joshua's father has been reported missing in a light plane crash in Mexico. He was an archaeologist and was flying to ruins but something is not right as his plane is found miles off course. Then Josh starts having strange dreams about the Ix Codex and with the help of his best friend and a girl he meets through the internet, he sets off to Mexico to find out what happened to his father. Suddenly Josh is running for his life as his father is dead, his long-lost sister has appeared and his friends are arrested by the police. Josh doesn't know who to trust in a strange land where his world is falling apart.
I thought this was going to be another space aliens give technology to Mayans book but this wasn't the case. Not bad and kept me reading to the end. (Plot spoiler: I bet the older girl he met on-line is not all she seems! We'll have to wait for the next two books in the series.)
  nicsreads | Sep 12, 2010 |
It is a good adventure and really thrilling ( )
  kings8 | Mar 23, 2009 |
It's a realistic book and it represents a real situation, and it's violent ( )
  kings7 | Mar 9, 2009 |
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Any life is made up of a single moment: the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all who he is.  Jorge Luis Borges
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For Josie and Lilia
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I need a place where I can get rid of all these things going on in my head. Things you don't want to talk about. Things your friends, your family don't want you to talk about.
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When his archaeologist father goes missing after an air crash in Mexico, UFO-obsessed Josh suspects alien abduction. But after he discovers his dad was murdered, Josh is caught up in a race to find the legendary lx codex.

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