It seemed the perfect stunt to save the ailing Adventure Channel. When a famed anthropologist disappears in the middle of a formidable African jungle while searching for a legendary--and reportedly bloodthirsty--"lost tribe," fading star Max Carrington and his bumbling television crew swiftly set off to find him. Their goal: bring him back, alive or dead, documenting every moment along the way for a blockbuster television event. Back home, their dramatic live video dispatches from the middle of the jungle swiftly become the media sensation of the moment. But when members of the crew start disappearing as well, they realize too late that much more than the network's fortunes are at risk...
About the Author
Rumors of Savages was inspired by Carrie Regan's own adventures working on documentaries for National Geographic Television. Over the course of a decade, she's trekked into distant African jungles to track chimps with Jane Goodall, searched for monster pythons in the Congo, camped in the Sahara and on the flanks of an active Guatemalan volcano, and helped locate the "Afghan Girl," subject of the famous National Geographic Magazine cover. She's also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa and volunteer park ranger. Carrie currently lives in Washington, DC, and can be reached via www.rumorsofsavages.com.