The Lafayette Sword

The Lafayette Sword

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Gold. Obsession. Secrets. Following the murder of a Freemason brother, Antoine Marcas uncovers unsettling truths about gold and its power to fascinate and corrupt. A priceless sword is stolen and deaths ensue setting the Freemason detective on a case of Masons turned bad. A clue points to mysteries and conspiracy about elusive pure gold, launching a frantic, deadly race between two symbolic places--the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower. A captivating plot weaves alchemy and the Middle Ages into a modern-day thriller. Part of an international, best-selling series that has sold 2 million copies worldwide, with "vivid characters, an evocative international setting, and history darker than midnight." For readers who love ancient myths, secret societies, chilling narrative and modern speed.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 16mm | 304g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1943998043
  • 9781943998043
  • 2,105,167

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"A phenomenal thriller series... Vivid characters, evocative international settings, and a history darker than midnight. I highly recommend!"" --Douglas Preston "Brilliantly plotted and well researched." --Le Parisien "A captivating plot that weaves in alchemy and the Middle Ages into a modern-day thriller." --Zonelivre "A race against the clock." --Le Figaro "A superbly esoteric blend of history and adventure." --Glenn Cooper, bestselling thriller writer "History, adventure, and thrills." --L'Express "Giacometti and Ravenne's series kickoff has abundant visceral appeal." --Kirkus Reviews (Shadow Ritual) "European bestsellers Giacometti and Ravenne make their U.S. debut with this intrigue-filled thriller." --Publishers Weekly (Shadow Ritual)
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290 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 23% (66)
4 46% (134)
3 22% (65)
2 7% (19)
1 2% (6)
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