By Odette C. Bell
An motion experience jam-packed with hazard, secret, and simply enough romance, the difficulty and Treasure sequence follows the adventures of Amanda and Sebastian as they struggle to trace down the most useful treasure maps within the world.
Amanda is simply a typical lady, but if she wakes up one evening to discover every little thing from universal criminals to highly-trained mercenaries traipsing round her residence trying to find the 'goods', her existence takes a flip in the direction of the adventurous and much too dangerous.
Sebastian is a attorney who simply occurs to have an strange pastime: he is an esteemed and entire treasure hunter. but if he meets Amanda that every one adjustments. at the run for his or her lives with each legal unit he has had ever heard of on their tails, Sebastian has to one way or the other maintain Amanda secure whereas getting his palms at the Stargazer Globes, the best treasure map on the planet. merely challenge is Amanda screams an excessive amount of. yet in spite of this, Sebastian has an issue too, he lies.
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Why are we going to the coast? ’ Amanda ultimately requested. there have been nice lengthy pauses among her questions, and that i quite did not comprehend no matter if she used to be so drained that it was once taking her that lengthy to think about a brand new one, or no matter if she used to be processing my solutions that onerous that it used to be taking her nearly mins to accomplish her research. was once she directly to me? Did she savor how dodgy my tale sounded? was once she wondering ditching from the auto at any second and heading to the gurus? ‘We are heading to a bit coastal town,’ I acknowledged, attempting to hold my voice even, attempting to maintain all emotion out of it lest I unintentionally printed to her what was once quite occurring. ‘Why? ’ To be sincere, I wasn't precisely certain that that was once actually the place the following clue used to be sending us; it was once extra of an inkling than a well-developed concept. It used to be simply that I had truly well-known these scales that we had dug up from the church, and extra importantly, I had recognized the place that they had been made. a bit city at the coast, a city no more than an hour from their present place. And if I gunned it, i may get there in part an hour. ‘The scales, i do know the place they have been made,’ i finally replied, with a hundred% in truth. It was once most likely the sheer guilt i used to be feeling over mendacity to her, simply because unexpectedly i used to be being very sincere certainly. ‘So you are going to the positioning the place they have been made? ’ She saved on asking questions, and whereas i discovered it a bit demanding, i could not deny that not less than it gave me a grin to gain that she was once ultimately cozy adequate to speak. ‘Yes. ’ ‘But how is that going to aid? The clue didn't say whatever approximately going to where the place the scales have been made,’ she stated, and although her voice was once nonetheless quiet, her phrases have been steadily growing to be in power. I coughed a bit, exasperated for a few cause. most likely that i did not precisely delight in my plan being challenged this a ways into in. ‘Amanda, belief me, i understand how most of these clues paintings. ’ ‘And i understand how my great-uncle proposal, and he could by no means have performed whatever so straightforward,’ she spoke back straight away. i really needed to clench my the teeth not easy to not indicate immediately that i used to be the treasure hunter right here and that she wasn't. in the end, wasn't she validating the full cause i used to be preserving her with me? displaying me that i didn't recognize up to I loved to imagine I did approximately these clues, and extra importantly concerning the guy who had proposal them up? Taking a tremendous swallow, now not inevitably simply because my throat was once constricted, yet extra simply because i used to be attempting to swallow my ego the following, i attempted to calm down my shoulders. ‘What do you're thinking that the clue capability, Amanda? ’ i ultimately requested her. And dammit if I wasn't being sincere right here. in the end, she have been an asset at that church. And once more, dammit if I wasn't being a bastard here . . . . yet that used to be a truth i used to be going to need to care for later. She sat there for an extended whereas, and whilst i eventually glanced over to work out if she had easily withdrawn again into itself, she used to be simply sitting there taking a look considerate.