The Last Pope
Vatican City, 29 September 1978: the world wakes to the shocking news that Pope John Paul I is dead, just a month after his accession.Thirty years later, in London, young journalist Sarah Monteiro receives a mysterious package. Enclosed is a list of names and a coded message.Moments later a masked assassin attempts to silence her for ever. It seems Sarah holds the key to unveiling a deadly secret - a plot that implicates unscrupulous mercenaries and crooked politicians, and which goes to the very heart of the Vatican. Sarah has no choice but to run, forced into a ruthless game of cat-and-mouse. She can trust no one, especially when her father's name appears on the incriminating list.Sarah finds herself at the centre of a world-wide conspiracy its keepers will stop at nothing to protect.
- Paperback | 496 pages
- 109.22 x 175.26 x 38.1mm | 226.8g
- 06 Aug 2009
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
"Likely to appeal to fans of conspiracy theories and readers of Dan Brown." -"BOOKLIST"
About Luis Miguel Rocha
Luis Miguel Rocha was born in Oporto, Portugal, and worked for many years in London as a television writer and producer. He now lives in Portugal, where he continues to write for television and film.