Synopses & Reviews
Just days before a massive exhibition opens at the popular New York Museum of Natural History, visitors are being savagely murdered in the museum's dark hallways and secret rooms. Autopsies indicate that the killer cannot be human...But the museum's directors plan to go ahead with a big bash to celebrate the new exhibition, in spite of the murders. Museum researcher Margo Green must find out who - or what - is doing the killing. But can she do it in time to stop the massacre?
Archeologists in the Amazon Basin are savagely massacred and all that survives is a solitary box of relics. This same box begins a circuitous journey from boat to boat, from port to port and ends up a battered delivery to the New York Museum of Natural History only to be relegated to a locked basement and forgotten.
Only the black heart of the Amazon never forgets. On the eve of the Museum's massive new exhibition that includes a strange figurine never displayed before, people begin turning up savagely murdered amid rumors of a Museum beast. Forensic evidence shows the killer to be terrifyingly strong and viciously destructive. Tension builds as a graduate student working in the Museum, Margo Green, discovers a link between the killings, the Amazon expedition deaths and the unusual figurine.