Fool's Gold

PJ Skinner 793796870203


1980s & '90s

PJ Skinner

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Fool's Gold is the first book in the Sam Harris Series about a female geologist whose career takes her to remote sites where adventure awaits.


Adventure, Mystery

Short Summary

Rookie Geologist, Sam Harris, is offered a contract to work in the jungles of Sierramar by dodgy entrepreneur, Mike Morton.

The Inca treasure is discovered but slips out of Sam's grasp as it is spirited away back into the jungle by its guardians. Sam will need a new job.


London, Rhodes, Sierramar (Ecuador)

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements


Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Sam Harris

Age: 26

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Heroic, Insecure, Strong Moral Code, Blunt, Engaging, Honorable, Outspoken, Perseverance, Selfless, Adventurous, Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Gloria Sanchez

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Complex, Crazy, Engaging, Funny, Sophisticated, Adventurous, Badass

Additional Character Details

Name: Mike Morton

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Masculine, Outspoken, Power-hungry, Blunt, Confident, Greedy, Manipulative

Additional Character Details

Name: Wilson Ortega

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Narcissistic, Sarcastic, Aggressive, Confident, Desperate, Lone Wolf, Manipulative, Masculine, Villainous, Criminal, Greedy, Power-hungry, Unapologetic

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available



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