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In the Land

of the Feathered Serpent

by Richard C. Brusca

Featured Novel, Manhattan Book Review

(click here)

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2021 Somerset award

contemporary & Literary fiction


BIBA Best fiction book of 2022


2023 Tucson Festival of Books Indie Author Experience, Adult Fiction winner

2023 New york city big book awards, distinguished favorite, literary fiction

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Photo by Wendy Moore

Praise for Feathered Serpent, click here

Buy the paperback or the Kindle edition here

30% of all book royalties go to the Maya Educational Foundation (

For information on The Time Travelers, A Novel, click here.

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The goal of our life-journey is to consciously become the person we wish to be.  The only way to achieve our real potential is to experience life not as a passive observer but as a fully-engaged and mindful participant.  Odel Bernini

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.  Helen Keller

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