|About the Book|
Alex and Nikki McCord have just completed their second year of college and are preparing to celebrate their third wedding anniversary. After a surprise birthday party for Nikki, the two explorers are summed by their friend, Professor Juan Rivas. TheMoreAlex and Nikki McCord have just completed their second year of college and are preparing to celebrate their third wedding anniversary. After a surprise birthday party for Nikki, the two explorers are summed by their friend, Professor Juan Rivas. The Professors family live in Brazil on a small family-owned coffee plantations The Professor has just found out his family, father Antonio, mother Madalena and sister Adelia, and are missing. After talking to the foreman, Professor Juan asks Alex and Nikki if they will go and help find his family. Alex and Nikki have yet to turn down the good Professor for anything. Upon arrival in Brazil and the plantation known as Terra do Conquistador, Juan is told his family has been taken by renegade bandit, Pablo Escobar. Escobar tells his followers he is a descendant of the conquistador Cabeza de Vaca, also known as the Barefoot Conquistador. To further complicate matters, Nikki and Carol Rojas are also taken but for different reasons. Nikki is given to Escobar as a gift for her beauty. There is trouble in the Escobars camp as there is a group that doesnt believe he is a descendant of the conquistador and his beatings and torture are just to take something that isnt his: the land. Alex, with the help of Juan and the others, rescue the captives as he uses his special powers, but this doesnt stop Escobar from taking Nikki a second time. She is beaten for not giving information as to what Alex and the others are doing. Alex rescues his love for a second time and carries her through the jungle as they search for the lost treasure to lure the rest of Escobars men into a trap. See how Alex and the others put an end to a nightmare that has affected everyone at the plantation. Read how the special powers that Alex and Nikki have acquired and their undying love and devotion for each other saves not only the lives of others, but how Alex saves his love not once but twice in the wilderness of the Brazilian jungle.