The Lafayette Sword by ERIC GIACOMETTIThe Lafayette Sword by ERIC GIACOMETTI

The Lafayette Sword


Paperback | August 15, 2016

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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.
Eric Giacometti was an investigative reporter for a major French newspaper. He has covered a number of high-profile scandals and has done exhaustive research in the area of freemasonry.Jacques Ravenne is a literary scholar who has also written a biography of the Marquis de Sade and edited his letters. He loves to explore the hidden sid...
Title:The Lafayette SwordFormat:PaperbackDimensions:266 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 15, 2016Publisher:Le French BookLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1943998043

ISBN - 13:9781943998043

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Editorial Reviews

"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)