Now appearing in trade paperback original format: “One of the most appealing heroines to appear in the pages on a mystery” (Library Journal).
Returning from Europe, intrepid explorer Jade del Cameron arrives in Kenya with bittersweet memories-and the certainty that Africa is her home and Sam Featherstone the man she wants to share her life with. When a letter arrives from America, Jade hopes it’s Sam sending word of his return. Instead, it’s a message written in the hand of her long- dead fiancé, asking “Why did you let me die?”
When two men die under mysterious circumstances and Jade discovers that her old nemesis, Lilith Worthy, has escaped from prison, the deaths and the letter form the most dangerous case Jade has ever faced, pitting her against a ferocious crocodile-and an even more deadly human killer.
In 1920s Africa, American adventurer Jade del Cameron escorts a group of moviemakers on safari to Mount Kilimanjaro-and confronts a murderer.
On safari for a Hollywood film shoot about King Solomon’s lost treasure, Jade is to assist a troupe of American actors, some of whom are keen on finding the real treasure. Jade cannot wait to photograph Mount Kilimanjaro up close-and contemplate her beloved Sam’s marriage proposal…
Then, on the eve of their departure, the film’s financial backer is killed by a native man who then commits suicide. As the group heads out, an uneasy Sam remains behind to investigate. Meanwhile, several hoaxes and a fatal curse convince Jade that a killer is at work among them.
As Sam races to save her, Jade is tested as never before, by mysterious supernatural forces-and by a vengeful murderer…
?A larger-than-life heroine far ahead of her time,?(Denver Post) returns to 1920s Africa, where she meets with an ominous warning?
Jade del Cameron?s latest endeavor?helping a company collect wild animals for U.S. zoos? finds her lassoing zebras and posing as bait for a leopard. But the real danger begins when Jade?s friends find a merchant?s body on their coffee plantation. Authorities determine the cause of death to be murder. Their prime suspect: Jade?s beau, moviemaker and World War I flying ace Sam Featherstone.
To clear Sam?s name, Jade launches her own investigation, questioning the dead man?s partners and clients. But nothing can prepare Jade for the journey that lies ahead, as she must make an emergency landing in Sam?s plane deep within the vast African wilderness, then risk the long trek back to Nairobi to confront more than one kind of brutal killer face-to-face?
Embark on a ?rollicking tale of adventure and suspense?(Library Journal) through 1920s Morocco?third in the acclaimed series, now in paperback.
Joining her mother for a holiday in the ancient port city of Tangier, American adventuress Jade del Cameron expects their trip will be far less dangerous than her safaris in East Africa. But soon after their introduction to a group of European tourists, Doña del Cameron goes missing?victim of an apparent kidnapping?and, shockingly, the French authorities seek to arrest Jade for the murder of a man whose body she discovered in a series of ancient tunnels. Now, Jade must call upon her friends to help find her mother and expose the true villains, who have every intention of bringing about her own destruction.
On a photography assignment in the northern territory of Mount Marsabit, American adventuress Jade del Cameron and her friends hope to film the area’s colossal elephants. Instead, they discover the mutilated remains of four elephants and a man. Although the authorities suspect Abyssinian poachers and raiders in search of ivory and slaves, Jade has her own suspicions. Could it have been Harry Hascombe, her nemesis and unremitting suitor? Soon the Kikuyu boy accompanying her is captured by slave traders. Ultimately, it will take all of Jade’s mettle to rescue her guide from slave traders, protect the animals, and expose another kind of beast.
After driving an ambulance along the front lines of World War I, she can fire a rifle with deadly precision. Still suffering trauma from the Great War, she sets off for Africa determined to fulfill a man’s dying wish…never expecting to become involved in murder.Rich with romance, mystery, and adventure, Mark of the Lion introduces a fascinating new heroine and explores the elusive heart of a compelling and exotic world.