The Trilisk Ruins by Michael McCloskey
Series: Parker Interstellar Travels, Book 1.
Approx. 69,360 words.
Published on October 1, 2011.
When a group of artifact smugglers recruits her, Telisa can't pass up the chance at getting her hands on objects that could advance her life's work. But she soon learns her expectations of excitement and riches come with serious drawbacks as she ends up fighting for her life on a mysterious alien planet.