Synopses & Reviews
An intricately crafted mystery set in the contemporary Middle East.
Zan is a politicians daughter and an adrenaline junkie. Whether shes rock climbing or shoplifting, she loves to live on the edge. But she gets more of a rush than she bargained for on a forced motherdaughter bonding trip to Turkey, where she finds herself in the crosshairs of an antiquities smuggling ring. These criminals believe that Zan can lead them to an ancient treasure thats both priceless and cursed. Until she does so, she and her family are in grave danger. Zans quest to save the treasureand the lives of people she cares aboutleads her from the sparkling Mediterranean, to the bustle of Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, to the eerie and crumbling caves of Cappadocia. But it seems that nowhere is safe, and theres only so high she can climb before everything comes tumbling down.
About the Author
Diana Renn grew up in Seattle and now lives in Boston. She has taught ESL and writing, most recently at Boston University. She has published numerous short stories and essays, and she is also the Fiction Editor at YARN (Young Adult Review Network), an award-winning online magazine featuring short-form writing for teens. She is the author of several ESL textbooks, as well as the YA mystery novels Latitude Zero