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- Quercus 2016; US$ 18.99
When the mutilated body of Mayra Cabral de Melo is found in a dusty field, Detective Edgar "Lefty" Mendieta has personal reasons for bringing the culprit to justice. Mayra, a well-known stripper, had no shortage of ardent, deluded and downright dangerous admirers, and Lefty himself is haunted by the night he spent in her company. As Mexico's drug... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2007; US$ 5.99
This area of Central Pacific Mexico is full of things to do. Stroll the streets of Old Mazatlan and listen to Sinola Tambora bands that play a unique blend of German and Mexican music styles. You'll find yourself dancing. Catch a ride with a local fisher and head out to Stone Island or Deer Island, where you can dive, snorkel or sun on one of the many... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 8.99
The area of Veracruz, Tabasco and north to the US border is a throwback to Mexico of old. It has volcanoes, rainforests, Maya ruins and such abundant wildlife that you will see hundreds of toucans and an island filled with monkeys. Experience the dance and music of Veracruz (birthplace of La Bamba), the fabulous local foods of Xalapa, the local festivals,... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 9.99
The Pacific coast of Mexico is a playground for active travelers. Warm waves and sunny skies attract the beach crowd with watersports, while volcanoes, mountains and jungles appeal to hikers, naturalists and the culturally curious. Visit a pearl farm in San Carlos, ride a train through Copper Canyon, go crocodile hunting on La Tovara River, surf the... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 15.00
Puerto Vallarta, on Mexico's Southern Pacific Coast, became a world attraction when John Huston filmed Night of the Iguana here. It was during the filming that Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor fell in love; they built adjoining houses and lived here for many years. 244 cruise ships visit each year, with 420,000 passengers. There are 40 beaches here... more...
- Hunter Publishing 1997; US$ 9.95
This guide takes you to places not covered in competing guides. Take to the mountain trails, swim in hidden cenotes, watch the sun rise on a beach near the ancient Maya port of PolÃ© where the authors celebrated the dawn of the new millennium). Visit Bohemian Playa del Carmen, or history-rich Cozumel, where the Spanish first set foot on the North American... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2005; US$ 15.00
Defining adventure broadly enough to include "lying on the beach and sipping margaritas," this tourist guidebook to the southern Mexican state of the Yucatan has a focus on activities, but does include the standard information on transportation, hotels, food and drink, and other topics helpful to visiting the beaches and archaeological sites. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 34.99
Moving beyond the tequila-soaked clichés of Mexican tourism, this multifaceted book explores the influence and experiences of Americans in Mexico since World War II. The authors trace Mexico's growing role as an important refuge for Americans seeking not only sun and fun but an alternative cultural and social model. Delving into the rich and varied... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 34.95
This volume is the first-ever English translation of the memoirs of Karl Heller, a twenty-year-old aspiring Austrian botanist who traveled to Mexico in 1845 to collect specimens. He passed through the Caribbean, lived for a time in the mountains of Veracruz, and journeyed to Mexico City through the cities of Puebla and Cholula. After a brief residence... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2009; US$ 10.99
There are many ways to die in the Sierra Madre, a notorious nine-hundred-mile mountain range in northern Mexico where AK-47s are fetish objects, the law is almost non-existent and power lies in the hands of brutal drug mafias. Thousands of tons of opium and marijuana are produced there every year. Richard Grant thought it would be a good idea to travel... more...