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Her mission: find the Lost City of the Moon in the Amazon rainforest.

His mission: protect the holy temple...and his heart.

While her mentor may be the world’s most badass archaeologist, the only thing bad about Dr. Miriam Jacobs are her corny jokes. But when Miri is charged with leading an unmapped expedition through the Amazon for the fabled Lost City of the Moon, she finally has her chance to prove to her colleagues that she’s capable—and hopefully prove it to herself, too.

Journalist Rafael Monfils has joined the archaeological team to chronicle their search for the lost city. Or at least, that’s what they think he’s doing. Rafa’s real goal? Make sure the team does not reach the Cidade Da Lua, stopping the desecration of the holy city and protecting his mother’s legacy. All he needs to do is keep them on the wrong path.

If only the endearingly quirky Dr. Jacobs wasn’t so damn tenacious—each of Rafa’s tricks and purposeful wrong turns only seem to fuel Miri’s determination. Even worse, he’s charmed by her goofy attempts to channel Lara Croft as they traverse the dangerous Brazilian rainforest. But they’re not the only crew hunting for the lost city, and soon, the untamed jungle—and their untamed hearts—might be the least of their worries…

A USA Today Bestseller!

Rival archaeologists must team up on a secret Aztec expedition, or it could leave their careers—and hearts—in ruins.

Archaeologist Dr. Socorro “Corrie” Mejía has a bone to pick. Literally. 

It’s been Corrie’s life goal to lead an expedition deep into the Mexican jungle in search of the long-lost remains of her ancestor, Chimalli, an ancient warrior of the Aztec empire. But when she is invited to join an all-expenses-paid dig to do just that, Corrie is sure it’s too good to be true…and she’s right.

As the world-renowned expert on Chimalli, by rights Corrie should be leading the expedition, not sharing the glory with her disgustingly handsome nemesis. But Dr. Ford Matthews has been finding new ways to best her since they were in grad school. Ford certainly isn’t thrilled either—with his life in shambles, the last thing he needs is a reminder of their rocky past.

But as the dig begins, it becomes clear they’ll need to work together when they realize a thief is lurking around their campsite, forcing the pair to keep their discoveries—and lingering attraction—under wraps. With money-hungry artifact smugglers, the Mexican authorities, and the lies between them closing in, there’s only one way this all ends—explosively.




"With its well-crafted, interesting characters and intriguing storyline, this debut novel will fly off the shelves." 

Library Journal on Raiders of the Lost Heart

Starred Review

"I LOVED THIS BOOK SO MUCH!! I wish there were more romances like this out there, that read modern but make me feel nostalgic for the adventure movies I grew up loving so much. It was everything I wanted: riotous fun, heart-clenching romance, and pitch-perfect characters! I love nothing more than a book that absolutely lives up to its title! What a ride this one was."

Christina Lauren, New York Times bestselling author on Temple of Swoon

“A thrilling, page-turning story that will take readers for a wild ride. Raiders of the Lost Heart is as unique as it is compelling—a dash of academic rivals, a pinch of second chance romance, a sprinkle of intrigue, a most badass female lead, and a whole lot of archeological shenanigans in a beautiful Mexican setting! Jo Segura delivered the ultimate enemies-to-lovers adventure romcom!”


Ali Hazelwood, #1 New York Times bestselling author on Raiders of the Lost Heart

“Temple of Swoon is the fast-paced romp I didn’t know I needed. Jo Segura has a gift for the snappy banter and sizzling tension in an enemies-to-lovers romance. From the first page you will be transported into Miri and Rafa’s lush world, and you won’t put it down until the end.”


Adriana Herrera, USA Today bestselling author on Temple of Swoon

“Jo Segura has done it again! Temple of Swoon is everything I’m looking for in an adventure romance. It’s full of humor and heart-pounding action, and is steamier than the Amazon itself. I was riveted from beginning to end!”


Jenna Levine, USA Today bestselling author on Temple of Swoon

"Adventure, intrigue, and steamy romance! Jo Segura skillfully weaves all three—& more—in this delightful debut!"


Priscilla Oliveras, USA Today bestselling author of West Side Love Story on Raiders of the Lost Heart


"Readers fascinated by archaeology and Indiana Jones will love Segura's Steamy Romance."


Booklist on Raiders of the Lost Heart

"Romancing the Stone meets Indiana Jones in this thrilling adventure romance."

Entertainment Weekly on Raiders of the Lost Heart

“Heartbreak, redemption and steamy narrative drive a true enemies-to-lovers tale."

The Seattle Times on Raiders of the Lost Heart

"Diverting and action-packed... Segura's rip-roaring debut is sure to put her on the map."

Publishers Weekly on Raiders of the Lost Heart

“Temple of Swoon is a true adventure romcom—filled with snappy banter, heart-pounding twists and turns, and a romance between two people who were lost until they found each other. Jo Segura has such a talent for writing cinematic prose and chemistry between characters that will absolutely sweep you away. No one in romance is doing exactly what she is—no one!”


Alicia Thompson, USA Today bestselling author on Temple of Swoon

"Raiders of the Lost Heart reminded me of just how much I miss and adore adventure romances. This book is sexy escapist fun and delightful in every way — and selfishly, I hope it leads to a HUGE resurgence of this subgenre! I loved it and can’t wait for the next in the series."

Jenna Levine, USA Today bestselling author of My Roommate is a Vampire on Raiders of the Lost Heart

"This book has it all! Passion, adventure, and so much swoon! Perfect novel for anyone who grew up wishing they could accompany Harrison Ford on a quest! Obsessed!”


Alana Albertson, author of Ramón and Julietaon Raiders of the Lost Heart

“An adventure romance so steamy you’ll need to rinse off in a sexy jungle waterfall after reading.”


Jen Comfort, author of What is Love?on Raiders of the Lost Heart

"A fun, fast-paced adventure rom-com with plenty of steamy scenes."

Kirkus Reviews on Raiders of the Lost Heart

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