The Last Secret of the Temple

Author: Paul Sussman Series: Yusuf KhalifaGenres: Not Classified My Rating:
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This pulse-pounding, evocative and enthralling thriller by bestselling author Paul Sussman is a must read for fans of Clive Cussler, Tom Clancy and Wilbur Smith. "Not just a tightly-plotted, richly-observed, thought-provoking thriller, but one with a soul..." - RAYMOND KHOURY "Another sure fire winner from a gifted storyteller." - STEVE BERRY "A thriller on a par with the best literature out there" - JAMES ROLLINS "So much going on and lots of twists and turns keeping you on edge from start to finish." -- ***** Reader review "l got lost in this book and could not wait to read at any opportunity" -- ***** Reader review "Excellent! Mystery, adventure and history with a twist at the end - what more could you ask for!" -- ***** Reader review ****************************************************************************** SOME SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES TO GUARD IT. MANY WANT IT. IN THE WRONG HANDS IT COULD UNLEASH UNTOLD HORRORS... Jerusalem, 70 AD. As the legions of Rome besiege the Holy Temple, a boy is given a secret that he must guard with his life. Southern Germany, December 1944. Six emaciated prisoners drag a mysterious crate deep into a disused mine. They too give their lives to keep the secret safe - they are murdered by their Nazi guards. Egypt, Valley of the Kings, present day. A body is discovered among some ruins. It appears to be an open-and-shut case but the more Inspector Yusuf Khalifa of the Luxor police uncovers about the dead man, the more uneasy he becomes. And his investigation turns out to be anything but routine. Khalifa doesn't know it yet, but he is on the trail of an extraordinary long-lost artefact that could, in the wrong hands, turn the Middle East into a blood bath. It's a dangerous path he's taking - and to make matters worse, he's not alone...

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