art Jeff James

In a world where djinn play mean tricks and someone's always watching, Ana finds a friend in a boy named Gordy. Together they track tomb robbers, uncover a spy, and discover much more than gold and silver. A surprising twist may even prove to be the end for Ana, as she discovers no one is who they appear to be.

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..."this craftily plotted novel crammed with mistaken identities, false leads, enigmatic clues, and narrow escapes."


Starred Review, Publishers Weekly 

An old diary purchased in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul unlocks the legend of a mysterious girl in the Sultan's harem, a modern-day assassination plot, and the secret life of Ana's father. Ana and Gordy continue their search for answers in Istanbul, Turkey, with the help of an intrepid dog.

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