Currently on blog tour: Kenneth Zak, author of The Poet's Secret.
Coming with both a nomination for the Romance Writers of America's Golden Heart award, and an endorsement from Dirk Cussler--co-author of the more recent Dirk Pitt novels with his father Clive--it looks to be a blend of elements not ordinarily combined, as indicated by the following description:
In The Poet's Secret, Elia Aloundra, a young lit student, sees the reclusive poet Cameron Beck recite a poem at a campus pub before he vanishes--for a second time. Ten years earlier, Beck had dropped from the public eye, leaving only an acclaimed collection of odes to an anonymous muse and a decade of speculation over his disappearance.
Elia sets off in search of Beck, longing to know the man whose words have moved her so, hoping perhaps the ghost poet will unveil the secret to eternal love. What she doesn't know is that as her quest begins, Beck is perched atop a cliff on a remote Caribbean island and about to attempt suicide. As Elia faces off with Beck's protective circle on the exotic island hideaway, the same island where decades earlier a Spanish shipwreck entombing mystical Aztec relics was found, she finds herself swept up in the mystery of the muse. What Elia cannot fathom is that Beck’s secret will change both their lives forever.
A "book trailer" for The Poet's Secret is up on Youtube.
You can also check out an excerpt of the novel, and a Q & A with the author, below.