The Sign of the Scorpion: Book Two of the Archipelago Mystery Series
The Moon of Masarrah
Would you help to look for a famous diamond if you knew it might cost you your life? Zaid had no idea of the danger involved when he and his sister Zahra, join with new friends Layla and Adam in a quest to find the missing Moon of Masarrah diamond. Their idyllic summer vacation takes many surprising twists and turns as they rummage around Bayan House for the elusive gem. Discovery of a dusty journal compels them to investigate an old murder, and mysterious boats in Bayan Cove throw them into the path of dastardly pirates. The teenagers are tested to the limits of endurance as they face one setback after another. Will they succeed in solving the riddle that will lead them to the long-lost diamond? Or will they be scared off by dangerous enemies determined to stop them at all costs?
The Moon of Masarrah is Book One of Farah Zaman’s Archipelago Mystery Series.
The Treasure at Bayan Bluffs
The Moon of Masarrah is the Second Edition of The Treasure at Bayan Bluffs. Please read my Blog, "How I Took the Treasure and turned it into The Moon," to find out how the Second Edition came into being. Below is the original Synopsis for The Treasure at Bayan Bluffs:
Zaid and Zahra's summer visit to Bayan Bluffs turns into an adventurous quest with their new friends, Adam and Layla. The foursome is on a mission to find the moon of Masarrah, a famous gem that mysteriously disappeared decades ago. As they dig deep into the past for answers, an old murder soon becomes a new mystery, revealing one shocking discovery after another. Will the children find the Moon before their vacation ends? Or will they be scared off by dangerous enemies determined to stop them at all costs?
Readers ages 9-18 will be spellbound by this suspenseful and artfully-crafted tale that keeps them guessing page after page.