Friday, June 6, 2014

Help Me Pick a Title for Jaya Jones Book 3!

Would you like to appear in Jaya Jones Book 3 as a tourist at the Louvre in Paris?   

Here's how you can make that happen:

I need a title for Jaya's next adventure in France, coming from Henery Press in March 2015. While I love coming up with twisty-turny puzzle plots, titles often elude me!

Send me your title ideas by July 1, 2014. If your title is selected, you can appear in the novel as a tourist at the Louvre in Paris. (Or you can simply be thanked in the acknowledgements, if you'd prefer.)

You can send me an email at gigi [at] gigipandian.com, or leave a comment below.

Here's what the book is about:

Jaya's latest quest for a treasure from colonial India takes her to places she's never been—including the wrong side of the law during an art heist!

A clue about the French East India Company sends Jaya from her university in San Francisco to the Louvre in Paris, the quicksand-surrounded castle monastery of Mont Saint-Michel, and the park of fantastical mechanized creatures at Les Machines de L'ile.

To extricate herself from the clutches of a devious con man, Jaya seeks the help of her sort-of boyfriend Lane Peters who's being pulled back into his old life, librarian Tamarind Ortega, her best friend Sanjay Rai (aka The Hindi Houdini), and a 90-year-old stage magician.




13 comments:

  1. Here are some of the great ideas coming in via email:

    The French Caper
    The Paris Caper
    Invented World
    Grand Elephant
    La Machine
    Machine in Motion
    Con the Thief
    Chasing le Voleur
    The Watchful Gargoyle

    Thank you, everyone! Keep 'em coming!

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  2. More great title suggestions via email:

    Raj's Ransom
    Peril in Paris
    Je ne sais Con
    French Illusion
    Illusion of Guilt

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    1. Oh, combining all the settings... :)

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  4. The Magic of Mont Saint-Michel
    Inquiry at the Louvre
    A Hazardous Heist

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  5. Several folks have suggested The French Connection -- I wish it wasn't already such a famous title!

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  6. And more punny ones over at Facebook :)
    From Paris with Louvre
    Louvre Letters



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