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The Sacred Sword by Scott Mariani
  

The Sacred Sword

Part of the Ben Hope Series
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Selected by Sarah Broadhurst

This is the seventh in this increasingly popular action adventure series featuring the ex-SAS operative with a degree in Theology from Oxford university, Ben Hope. After the death of two close college friends Ben is catapulted into a relentless and ruthless global quest for an ancient sword that could have enormous implications.

If you like Scott Mariani you might also like to read books by Clive Cussler, Dan Brown and James Rollins.

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Synopsis

The Sacred Sword by Scott Mariani

FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE EXTRACT OF SCOTT MARIANI'S NEW NOVEL, THE ARMADA LEGACY In the seventh bestselling Ben Hope conspiracy thriller, the action shoots back in time to the days of Jesus Christ -- and a buried secret that has staggering implications for the world as we know it! Returning to the UK to try to sort out his stormy personal life, Ben runs into two old friends. Simeon and Michaela were once his fellow students at Oxford -- now they are The Reverend and Mrs Arundel. Ben senses that Simeon is deeply troubled and frightened, but before the truth can emerge about his secretive research project concerning a mysterious, ancient 'sacred sword', both he and Michaela are wiped out in a devastating road crash. Convinced that his friends' deaths were no accident, Ben is propelled on a global quest from the UK to France, the Holy Land and America to unlock the enigma of the sacred sword. At every step, he is pursued by ruthless agents of the sinister organisation that will stop at nothing to acquire it. In the course of his investigations, Ben will discover an incredible secret, not just about the history of Christianity but about his own past ...

Reviews

Praise for Scott Mariani: 'Deadly conspiracies, bone-crunching action and a tormented hero with a heart ...Scott Mariani packs a real punch.
Andy McDermott, bestselling author of Empire of Gold

'James Bond meets Jason Bourne meets The Da Vinci Code.'
J. L. Carrell, bestselling author of The Shakespeare Secret

'Full of authentic detail and heart-stopping action -- a real thrill ride.'
Ed Macy, author of the bestselling Apache

About the Author

Scott Mariani

Scott Mariani is the author of the worldwide-acclaimed action-adventure thriller series featuring ex-SAS hero Ben Hope. Scott’s novels have topped the bestseller charts in his native Britain and are translated into over twenty languages worldwide. To date the Ben Hope series comprises the #1 Bestseller The Alchemist’s Secret, The Mozart Conspiracy, The Doomsday Prophecy (published in the USA as The Hope Vendetta), The Heretic’s Treasure, The Shadow Project, The Lost Relic, The Sacred Sword and the forthcoming The Armada Legacy (May 2013). Scott is also the author of the bestselling Kindle eBook novella, Passenger 13. Scott’s novels have been described as ‘James Bond meets Jason Bourne with a historical twist’.

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Book Info

Publication date

24th May 2012

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Scott Mariani

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Publisher

AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
448 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
Thriller / Suspense
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Adventure

ISBN

9781847561985

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