In memory of Mrs. Sheila McNeill, 30% of the authors' book sale proceeds will be donated to breast cancer research.
In early 1843 European adventurers Albert Loeb and Harry Flexor left Pernambuco Province in Eastern Brazil for the unmapped interior of the Amazon Basin. Loeb and Flexor were purportedly on a quest to acquire a legendary black orchid that was rumored to grow in the unexplored Pastaza River region between Ecuador and Brazil.
Accounts surfaced the following year reporting Loeb’s disappearance in the Bobanaza basin. There was speculation he was taken by headhunters who inhabited the area. Loeb was never heard from again. Flexor was discovered several years later in an abandoned native village, emaciated, near death, and quite insane.
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