Gabriella Bell ducks into a store one day to escape a
downpour. While there, a green crystal ball catches her
attention. While examining the globe, she sees the face of
the stranger she just ran into on the street. Intrigued, she
buys the crystal and takes it home with her.
Saint is a very talented cat burglar. Heís hot on the trail
of a crystal stolen from his auntís house. When he finds out
that Gabby purchased the crystal he works to get it back, and
does it the best way that he knows: he steals it. Gabby,
however, doesnít want to let go of her purchase, which makes
her feel warm and wonderful when she touches it.
to New Orleans, where Christopher lives with his aunt, to
retrieve what she thinks of as her property. Christopherís
Aunt Tamara doesnít want to give the globe up. There is also
another person who wants the priceless treasure. The tussle
over the crystal makes for some interesting and intense
Crystal is an interesting story of two stubborn people
and their fight to have control over what they think of as
theirs. I enjoyed the way Ms. Cox portrayed her characters,
especially Aunt Tamara, who added a lot to the story. Readers
who enjoy their adventures with a little of the paranormal
mixed in will enjoy this story.