Beware the Snake's Venom

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Bantam Books, 1995 - Archaeologists - 88 pages
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You're psyched when your archaeologist uncle invites you to visit his desert dig. Until you find out some weird stuff is happening there -- equipment is trashed, food is stolen, eerie sounds echo at night. It's scary.
Even scarier is the Native American legend you hear, about two young lovers who died from snakebites. Their ghosts are said to haunt the land -- and protect an incredible hidden treasure, buried in a desert grave. No one has ever found it.
Until now. You know you're the one to do it. Too bad someone -- or something -- has different plans for you....
What happens next in this bone-chilling story? It all depends on the choices you make. How will your nightmare end? Only you can find out! And the best part is that you can keep reading and rereading, getting new chills and thrills -- until not one but all of your worst nightmares have come true!

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About the author (1995)

Ken McMurtry was born in Oklahoma. He attended colleges in California,

Iowa, and Vermont. He has an MFA in Fiction Writing and is a licensed

psychologist. Ken has written several young adult adventure novels and

two books of nonfiction. While working on a Choose Your Own Adventure series called Passport, he lived with his wife and three children in Spain, Greece, and

Italy. When not imagining exciting adventures, Ken loves to read, cook,

watch sporting events, take power naps, and drink coffee. He now lives,

with his wife Polly and an assortment of animals, in an old schoolhouse in

rural Vermont. Contact him at

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