It’s 1923, and Paris is beginning to recover from the ravages of World War I and the Spanish Flu Epidemic. Naïve young American Muriel Ross stumbles into a plum assignment photographing antiques for a globetrotting U.S. senator. But events take a dangerous turn when she discovers that her employer is on a mission far more momentous—and potentially deadly—than a mere shopping trip. Soon, Muriel is enmeshed in a covert alliance dedicated to authenticating a fragment of the True Cross—and protecting it from those who will stop at nothing to steal and discredit it.
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Davis Bunn, a professional novelist for twenty-four years, has sales in excess of seven million copies in twenty languages. He has appeared on numerous national bestseller lists, and his titles have been Main or Featured Selections with every major U.S. bookclub. Davis serves as Writer-In-Residence at Regent’s Park College, Oxford University, and has served as lecturer in Oxford’s new creative writing program. In 2011, his novel Lion of Babylon was named a Best Book of the Year by Library Journal. The sequel, Rare Earth, won Davis his fourth Christy Award for Excellence in Fiction in 2013. In 2014, Davis was granted the Lifetime Achievement award by the Christy board of judges.
Product Type: Book
Item Number: #B53084
Publication Date: 2016
Imprint: Franciscan Media
Trim Size: 139.7 mm X 215.9 mm X 5.08 mm
(Approx. 5.5 in X 8.5 in X 0.2 in X )
List Price: $ 19.99