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As an antique map dealer in a small English town, Harry Blake appreciates the quiet life. But when a local landowner asks him to value a 400 year old journal and twelve hours later he is brutally murdered, Harry's peace of mind is shattered. What does the dusty journal contain that is a matter of life or death? Why is someone prepared to pay Harry a fortune to steal it? He turns to marine historian Zola Khan to uncover the mysteries. And when they meet at the old Greenwich Observatory, Harry is convinced there is more to Zola than meets the eye. The trail of the journal leads him into a world of deadly Elizabethan conspiracies, and the thread of history takes him through a thousand years of religious intrigue back to the blood-soaked Crusades. And he finally learns that at stake are millions of dollars and a plan to trigger nothing less than war...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 162 x 239 x 28mm | 500g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747269254
  • 9780747269250

About Bill Napier

Bill Napier is an astronomer at Armagh Observatory and an honorary professor at Cardiff University. His three previous thrillers, NEMESIS, REVELATION and THE LURE, have all been published by Headline. He lives in Ireland with his wife.show more

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590 ratings
3.24 out of 5 stars
5 12% (70)
4 27% (160)
3 40% (237)
2 15% (91)
1 5% (32)
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