Chasing Mona Lisa

Chasing Mona Lisa : A Novel

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It is August 1944 and Paris is on the cusp of liberation. As the soldiers of the Third Reich flee the Allied advance, they ravage the country, stealing countless pieces of art. Reichsmarschall Hermann Goring will stop at nothing to claim the most valuable one of all, the Mona Lisa, as a post-war bargaining chip to get him to South America. Can Swiss OSS agents Gabi Mueller and Eric Hofstadler rescue DaVinci's masterpiece before it falls into German hands? With nonstop action, "Chasing Mona Lisa" is sure to get readers' adrenaline pumping as they join the chase to save the most famous painting in the world. From war-ravaged Paris to a posh country chateau, the race is on--and the runners are playing for keeps.show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 25.4mm | 272.15g
  • Baker Publishing Group
  • Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Ada, MI, United States
  • English
  • Original
  • 0800720466
  • 9780800720469
  • 1,189,625

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"A riveting, well-researched tale that kept me glued to the pages. Absolutely my favorite kind of story: rich in period detail, fast-paced, and loaded with twists. A winner!"--Christopher Reich, N"ew York Times" bestselling author of "Rules of Vengeance" and "Rules of Betrayal " One enigmatic smile. Two passionate protectors. And a relentlessly ticking clock. August 1944. Paris is on the cusp of liberation. As the soldiers of the Third Reich flee the Allied advance, they ravage the country and steal countless pieces of irreplaceable art. In fact, Reichsmarschall Hermann Goring will stop at nothing to claim the most valuable one of all--the Mona Lisa--as a postwar bargaining chip. But the woman with the mysterious smile has some very determined protectors. Can Swiss OSS agents Gabi Mueller and Eric Hofstadler rescue Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece before it falls into German hands? With nonstop action and intrigue, "Chasing Mona Lisa" is sure to get your adrenaline pumping as you join the chase to save the most famous painting in the world. From war-ravaged Paris to a posh Swiss chateau, the race is on--and the runners are playing for keeps. "A ticket to a world of mystery, heroism, and adventure. You'll find yourself sinking into a story that leaves you longing for just one more page."--Cara Putman, award-winning author of "Stars in the Night" and "Ohio Brides" "Intriguing and well-written . . . Tricia Goyer and Mike Yorkey had me at hello!"--Lynn Vincent, "New York Times" bestselling writer of "Heaven Is for Real" and "Same Kind of Different as Me " Tricia Goyer is the coauthor of "The Swiss Courier "as well as the author of many other books, including "Night Song" and "Dawn of a Thousand Nights," both past winners of the ACFW's Book of the Year Award for Long Historical Romance. Goyer lives with her family in Arkansas. Mike Yorkey is the author or coauthor of dozens of books, including "The Swiss Courier" and the bestselling Every Man's Battle series. Married to a Swiss native, Yorkey lived in Switzerland for 18 months. He and his family currently reside in California.show more

About Tricia Goyer

Tricia Goyer is the coauthor of "The Swiss Courier" as well as the author of many other books, including "Night Song" and "Dawn of a Thousand Nights," both past winners of the ACFW's Book of the Year Award for Long Historical Romance. Goyer lives with her family in Arkansas. Mike Yorkey is the author or coauthor of dozens of books, including "The Swiss Courier" and the bestselling Every Man's Battle series. Married to a Swiss native, Yorkey lived in Switzerland for 18 months. He and his family currently reside in California.show more

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