The Da Vinci Legacy

The Da Vinci Legacy

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"The Da Vinci Codex" is a priceless collection of Leonardo's original work - or is it? When Da Vinci scholar Curtis Davis discovers that several of the "Codex's" pages are forgeries, the search is on the for genuine documents, which may hold startling secrets and revelations. But Davis is not the only one seeking the missing pages. He soon finds himself the target of a murderous conspiracy that dates back to the dawn of Christianity itself. For the "Da Vinci Codex" is more than just a precious document. It is also the key to a long lost discovery of frightening importance. Now, not only Davis's life but also he future itself is at stake. Ultimate power is the prize for whoever seizes...The Da Vinci Legacy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 101.6 x 172.72 x 30.48mm | 181.44g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0765349671
  • 9780765349675
  • 626,649

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"Fine plotting."--"Los Angeles Times" on "The Da Vinci Legacy""""A very well-written, fast-paced novel of cloak and dagger operations that takes part entirely in Italy with all the local color it deserves."--"West Coast Review of Books" on "The Da Vinci Legacy""A superb thriller!"--"The Indianapolis Star" on "Daughter of God""An edge-of-your seat thriller."--"Booklist" (starred review) on "Daughter of God"show more

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The Lost Mysteries of Leonardo The Da Vinci Codex is a priceless collection of Leonardo's original work-- or is it? When Da Vinci scholar Vance Erikson discovers that several of the Codex's pages are forgeries, the search is on for the genuine documents, which may hold startling secrets and revelations. But Erikson is not the only one seeking the missing pages. He soon finds himself the target of a murderous conspiracy that dates back to the dawn of Christianity itself. For the Da Vinci Codex is more than just a precious document. It is also the key to a long-lost discovery of frightening importance. Now, not only Erikson's life but the future itself is at stake. Ultimate power is the prize for whomever seizes ... "The Da Vinci Legacy" First published in 1983, "The Da Vinci Legacy" is an engrossing international thriller. Praise for "Daughter of God "by Lewis Perdue ""Daughter of God" is the way thrillers are supposed to be written."--Clive Cussler "Persuasively written, fact-based fiction that takes on endlessly gripping subject matter."--"Kirkus Reviews" "A superb thriller!"--"Indianapolis Star"show more

About Lewis Perdue

Lewis Perdue studied biology and biophysics at Cornell University. He is also the bestselling author of numerous fiction and nonfiction works, including "Daughter of God" and "The Delphi Betrayal." Perdue lives in Sonoma, California.show more

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