She wasn't a typical tourist
Hard work on the Maya excavation wasn't all that distinguished Celeste Coolridge. The villagers claimed a mystical tie to the fiery-haired stockbroker. They invited her to their secret rites. And when a man was mauled to death, police and villagers alike blamed Celeste.
Archaeologist Mark Grayson's passion had been reserved for the legendary ruby known as the Jaguar's Eye. Now he tasted both love and fear for Celeste as the Maya whispered of strange omens and an ancient prophecy.
Somewhere in the ruins of an age-old civilization lay the bloodred stone that was the key to Celeste's fate .. . .