Artifact by Gigi Pandian

Artifact by Gigi Pandian is the first book in the new “Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt” mystery series. Publisher: Gargoyle Girl Productions, August 2012

When historian Jaya Jones receives a mysterious package containing a jewel-encrusted artifact from India, sent by her ex-lover the same day he died in a supposed accident in the Highlands of Scotland, she discovers the secrets of a lost Indian treasure may be hidden in a Scottish legend from the days of the British Raj. But she’s not the only one on the trail.

From San Francisco to London to the Highlands of Scotland, Jaya must evade a shadowy stalker as she follows hints from the hastily scrawled note of her dead lover to a remote archaeological dig. Helping her decipher the cryptic clues are her magician best friend, a devastatingly handsome art historian with something to hide, and a charming archaeologist running for his life.

When Jaya receives a package from her ex-boyfriend who has suddenly died, Jaya is off and takes us on a fast-paced adventure filled with archeological intrigue and mayhem. The author did a good job in keeping me guessing throughout most of this page-turning drama. The writing was good, the dialogue entertaining and Jaya is a character that I’m interested in learning more about and I can’t wait for the next book in this enjoyable debut series.

2 responses to “Artifact by Gigi Pandian

  1. This title has recently popped up several places. I’m looking forward to reading it!


  2. This one will hold your attention. See if you can figure out who did it. I want to read more by Gigi Pandian.