The American Turquoise
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AMAZON -- #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR (January 27, 2015)

A ***SHORT PRELUDE*** to the Ainsley Walker Gemstone Travel Mystery series...

“ exciting new writer.” -- Pamela Barrett, 5-star review

“I recommend this to anyone ... it is definitely worth the money.” -- J Bronder, 5-star review

“The writing is tight, I just love the main character ... I can't wait to read more about where her adventures take her!” -- Kenetha Stanton

For fans of Nora Roberts and Sue Grafton….

Dumped by her husband just as he finishes law school, and disillusioned by the loss of another unsatisfying office job, Ainsley Walker is approaching thirty with nothing to show for it.

Deeply dissatisfied, she knows that she deserves more than a growing waistline and shrunken dreams…


Everything begins to change...

... as she sells her engagement ring to a mysterious jeweler …

... a man who recognizes her passion for gemstones and travel …

... and who makes her an offer that she can’t resist.

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

... who was a finalist in a prestigious short story contest sponsored by the estate of F. Scott Fitzgerald …

…comes an exciting gemstone travel mystery series that will change the way you see your life.

Length: Approximately 9,000 words.
Introduction to the series.

Praise for The Uruguay Amethyst: An Ainsley Walker Gemstone Travel Mystery:

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

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