The Turquoise Mask Author:Phyllis A. Whitney Beneath the New Mexico sun, an intense drama is unfolding. Amanda Austin has come to Santa Fe to learn the truth about her mother-who died mysteriously when Amanda was only five. She has come to face her mother's family, the Cordovas-and a part of her heritage kept secret from her since childhood. — It isn't going to be a pleasant truth to face... more ». She knows this from the moment she enters her grandfather's house-a dark Spanish hacienda that seems to guard its ancient secrets like a tomb.
It is going to involve facing in herself the fiery Spanish blood of the Cordovas-that more than once over the years has erupted in jealous rage, cruelty and possibly murder.« less