the tragic deaths of his wife and child, Robert Hamilton, an acclaimed
professor of history at Bates University, retreats from his academic
life to lose himself in research. The topic is the world’s most
elusive shipwreck, the 18th century Spanish galleon, The San Jose.
San Jose, which has lain lost at the bottom of the Caribbean for more
than 300 years, is estimated to have carried the single most valuable
cargo ever shipped from the New World to Spain. It is also rumored
to have contained a compilation of herbal medicinal remedies gathered
from the various native Americas-remedies that would today be invaluable.
research at the Archives of Indies unearths a tale of undying love
which transcends time and ultimately reveals the location of the San
Jose. Thrilled by this success, he is fueled to search further and
assist with the recovery. Little does he know, this turn of events
will offer the potential to find new love while thrusting him into
a world of corporate espionage, intrigue and murder.
#2 Best-selling trade mystery paperback of 2009
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