By Alex Archer, Joseph Nassise
White shores and coral reefs will be adventure-proof…
For archaeologist and television convey host Annja Creed, a restful holiday in Costa Rica is as elusive as a unprecedented artifact. Days into her sojourn, Annja's peace is interrupted by way of a girl with a mysterious—and enticing—tale. Weeks prior, her husband led an excursion into the rain woodland, looking for the misplaced treasure of Lima, and hadn't lower back. The helpful hoard used to be smuggled out of Peru through the country's nineteenth-century rebellion opposed to Spain. however it disappeared while a boat captain went mad with greed.
Twenty-six expeditions have long gone after the treasure. And twenty-six expeditions have vanished.
Sympathetic to the woman's misery, Annja is of the same opinion to go up a rescue get together for her lacking husband. And Annja can't deny her personal curiosity within the misplaced hoard. Now the fates of 2 expeditions are at stake, in addition to a fortune in gold, silver and jewels rumoured to be beautiful. however the dense jungle of Cocos Island guards its primitive secrets and techniques good. chance lurks underneath the traditional eco-friendly cover. And this time, Annja doesn't see it coming….
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Who do you're thinking that they have been? ” Marcos requested eventually. “Hard to claim. We’re by no means the 1st to discover the island,” Annja acknowledged, “but I don’t take into account listening to approximately any of the sooner expeditions wasting this many of us. ” “Maybe they have been pirates,” Claire prompt, “and their chief killed them to maintain the positioning of the treasure they’d simply buried a mystery from each person else. ” Marcos frowned, then shook his head. “Burying them so with regards to the treasure is a bit a—excuse the expression—dead giveaway, don’t you think that? ” ahead of Claire may possibly solution, he stated, “Besides, why may they struggle through the difficulty of digging 9 additional graves if they’d simply dug a gap large enough to bury the treasure in? turns out it might be more uncomplicated to only bury all of it jointly at that time. ” Ever the archaeologist, Annja questioned what they'd locate in the event that they excavated one of many graves. opposite to the outdated announcing, within the arms of a reliable archaeologist, useless males did inform stories and infrequently relatively tricky ones at that. “Maybe they’re from that boat. ” Hugo’s voice startled her out of her personal inner speculations. Boat? Annja seemed within the course within which he was once pointing yet all she observed was once jungle. What boat? what's he conversing approximately? She stared, attempting to see during the tangled mass of jungle greenery, searching for what he was once bearing on, yet she nonetheless wasn’t getting it. Beside her Claire gasped... after which Annja observed it. A woman’s face, watching out at her from the foliage. Her hair was once thick and piled atop her head in a sublime hairstyle, whereas her eyes have been open extensive and looking at outward towards the horizon. a wide crack break up her forehead simply above her left ear, giving her an odd, lopsided visual appeal. the instant Annja famous it for what it was—the figurehead at the entrance of a crusing ship—she observed the remainder of the boat looming there amid the bushes as simply as though a person had simply lit up the total constitution with blinking neon lighting. The bowsprit, lined with vines, jutting out over the figurehead as though pointing again of their course. The around curvature of the bow. The darkish, gaping holes of the gun ports. A crusing send used to be the very last thing she’d anticipated to work out in the course of the jungle, so her gaze had glanced correct over it formerly with out seeing it for what it was once. Now that she knew it was once there, it was once most unlikely to disregard. What used to be a crusing send doing in the course of the jungle, miles from shore? and the way had it gotten right here within the first position? It used to be too enormous a secret to withstand. Annja strode ahead, cause on taking a more in-depth examine the send and getting a few solutions to the masses of questions now whirling approximately inside of her head. She slightly spotted the others following her. She walked correct as much as the send and positioned out a hand to the touch it, subconsciously assuring herself that it was once genuine, that there has been certainly a crusing send resting upright among numerous palm bushes as if cradled of their seize. This shut, the spoil resolved itself right into a really big vessel. at the very least 3, almost certainly 4, decks excessive, it rose approximately fifty ft above her head and used to be most likely just about 2 hundred ft in size.