by A.Y. Stratton
Paperback: 312 pages
Description from the amazon:
Public relations expert Lauren Richmond believes her family has been jinxed in the love department. To avoid the chaos she suffered as a child, she has built a grammatically-perfect, passion-free life, which crumbles shortly after she rescues a man from muggers.
The victim, Luis Hernandez, is an archeology professor on a quest to locate an ancient Mayan document that survived the Spanish Inquisition. Convinced that the Codex exists, Luis is determined to protect his ancestors' priceless artifacts.
When strangers ransack Luis's home and office and then threaten Lauren, sweet and seductive Luis insists the mysterious map he inherited from his grandfather has nothing to do with the incidents.
Deep in the Mexican rain forest at a Mayan dig site, Luis and Lauren must outsmart ruthless grave robbers and battle phantoms from their past to rescue a treasure that could destroy their love.
"Each discovery has the potential to prove the intelligence, the power, and the brilliance of the Mayan heritage. That's what I'm after."
- says Luis, page 39, chapter 3
How did we get on the floor and how long have we been here?" she asked.
- says Lauren, page 46, chapter 4
Sweet romance with adventure, humor, mystery and an exotic place.
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