Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mysteries

In this USA Today bestselling series that reviewers compare to Elizabeth Peters novels and Indiana Jones movies, historian Jaya Jones solves present-day crimes linked to treasures from India’s colonial history. Each book takes Jaya from San Francisco to a different foreign destination—so far Scotland, India, France, Italy, and Japan.

The series so far: 1) Artifact, 2) Pirate Vishnu, 3) Quicksand, 4) Michelangelo’s Ghost, 5) The Ninja’s Illusion, 6) The Glass Thief (coming in November 2019!), plus Jaya Jones short story collection The Cambodian Curse and Other Stories.


JAYA JONES NovellAs and SHort Stories

Praise for the Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mysteries

“Pandian’s new series may well captivate a generation of readers, combining the suspenseful, mysterious and romantic.”
★★★★ 4 stars, RT Book Reviews

“If Indiana Jones had a sister, it would definitely be historian Jaya Jones.”
Suspense Magazine

“Fun, romantic, and filled with action.”
Steve Steinbock for Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

“Lively and humorous… Charming characters, a hint of romantic conflict, and just the right amount of danger will garner more fans for this cozy series.”
Publishers Weekly

Witty, clever, and twisty…Do you like Agatha Christie? Elizabeth Peters? Then you’re going to love Gigi Pandian.”
AARON ELKINS, Edgar®-winning author of the Gideon Oliver “Skeleton Detective” mysteries

“Fans of Elizabeth Peters will adore following along with Jaya Jones and a cast of quirky characters as they pursue a fabled treasure.”
New York Times bestselling author JULIET BLACKWELL

“Move over Vicky Bliss and Joan Wilder, historian Jaya Jones is here to stay!”
Chantelle Aimée Osman of THE SIRENS OF SUSPENSE