The Puerto Rico Pearl (An Ainsley Walker Gemstone Travel Mystery)

J.a. Jernay
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“Well-paced and skillfully told, with an outstanding sense of place, an enjoyable main character, and entertaining supporting cast.... [Ainsley Walker] swept me off my feet.” -- Venus de Hilo, 5-star review

“A delightful [series] – it will enchant you with exotic places and interesting characters.” -- Linda Osborn, 5-star review

For fans of Nora Roberts and Janet Evanovich….

It’s hurricane season.

An airplane en route to the States has just been forced to land on the island of Puerto Rico—and onboard is AINSLEY WALKER.

Stranded in torrential rain, she is guided by another passenger towards a rickety plantation house in the island’s tropical interior, where she meets an elderly woman who has lost a precious family heirloom.

It's a pearl brooch that had once belonged to an actual pirate of the Caribbean—and the old spinster needs Ainsley to find it ... fast.

Soon she finds herself on another runaway adventure—one that propels her from wealthy art museums to abandoned sugar mills, from colonial-era cities to buried pirate chests on abandoned naval bases.

Along the way, she discovers joy, pain, friendship, danger, the limits of her endurance—and the fact that things are never quite as they seem.

From an author who worked on the foreign desk of The Washington Post …

…comes a travel adventure that will change the way you see your life.

Length: Approximately 68,000 words.
Fourth in the series.
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Publisher
J.a. Jernay
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Published on
Mar 3, 2018
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Pages
301
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ISBN
9780983685241
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Amateur Sleuth
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Cozy
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / International Mystery & Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Travel / Special Interest / Literary
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