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  • Posted October 13, 2011

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    A very good book

    Contemporary, New York & Mexico

    Dr. Deanna Vasquez hasn't seen her renowned archeologist mother since she was child. Deanna's mother was obsessed with finding Montezuma's tomb and left the family behind in her quest to find it. Now a CIA agent comes into Deanna's life to tell her that her mother has been kidnapped by terrorists. Now Deanna is going to have to find a way to help the mother she hasn't seen in years and rescue her.

    Guillermo "Bill" Santana is a CIA agent and he has been assigned the task of finding Deanna's mother and saving her from the terrorists that have her before they can use what she has found to their benefit. Bill is good at his job but he is suddenly finding it difficult to do a job he has never had trouble doing before.

    What Bill and Deanna never expected was their attraction to each other and how that was going to interfere with the mission they are on. As Bill poses as Deanna's fiancée to draw out the terrorists so that they can stop them from getting what just might be deadly in the wrong hands. The item that Deanna's mother found that caused her to be kidnapped in the first time. It will be a race against time to get to the discovery before the terrorists do and before they get rid of Deanna's mother too.

    This is a story that has an interesting premise that will draw the reader into the story without letting go. The story is fast paced and comes to life as the reader gets into the story. The story has some wonderful twists that will keep the reader turning the pages. This is one story that the reader will not be disappointed in once they start reading it.

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  • Posted June 30, 2011


    RATING:4.5)THE FIFTH KINGDOM by Caridad Pineiro is an exciting suspense set in Mexico City.The characters will capture your heart and hope for more.They are engaging, sexy, and very determined. The plot is easy to follow,well written with depth and details. We have a sexy CIA,an adventurous professor,and possible mystical power ancient relic.This story has everything a reader could want.It has romance,sweet sensuality,mystery,suspense,torture to some degree,love,facing the past,longing for love,peace and happiness.It is fast paced,page turner that will have your heart pumping and you on the edge of your seat from the first page to the last. The hero,Bill Santana,a CIA agent,sexy,handsome,and on a mission to locate and bring home Deanna's mother.The heroine,Dr. Deanna Vasquez,is beautiful,a professor,the daughter of the renowned archaeologist,whom she has not spoken to in years,Since her mother abandoned her and her father years prior. Her mother is not only a renowned archaeologist, but also has possibly found the Tome of Montezuma.She has been kidnapped and tortured by terrorist who will stop at nothing to have what may have been found in the Tomb.Thus enter Special Agent Bill Santana and Dr. Deanna Vasquez.Together they will follow the leads to Mexico City,battle terrorists,found themselves,discover the secret of the Tomb of Montezuma,stop fighting their attraction for each other,have passion, and fall in love.This is an action packed story."Fifth Kingdom" is a treasure,a keeper,and a must read.I won this book and would highly recommend it to all mystery,suspense,and romance readers.Also,if you enjoy a little Indiana Jones in the mix you will definitely enjoy this one.Details for this book can be found at Carina Press and My Book Addiction And More.

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