After her fathers murder, Rheada Samuels and her younger sister Tilly struggled to survive as orphans hiding in the canyons of New Mexico. To support Tilly, Rheada became Raven, the legendary and undetectable artifact thief who located native artifacts throughout the region. Hating the life she was forced into living, Rheada begins anew as an expert tour guide. Tilly, however, has remained in the shadows.

Detective Kee has been working undercover to break up the smuggling ring run by a man named Crow. But his true obsession is uncovering the identity of a woman called Raven, whom he blames for the death of his naove younger sister.

When Kee is hired to drive the bus for Rheadas tours, she finds herself deeply attracted to him. As Kee begins to uncover the layers of Rheadas personality, he fears he may be falling for the woman who might be the legend he has sworn to arrest.

Laura Baker combines fascinating Native American folklore and history with breathtaking mystery and suspense. A highly potent combination that brings her characters to life! (Feb., 320 pp., $6.50)

Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith