Description - The Assassini by Thomas Gifford
In the Vatican, the pope is dying as priestly vultures gather around, whispering the names of possible successors. n a forgotten monastery on Ireland's gale-swept coast, a dangerous document is hidden, waiting to be claimed. nd in a family chapel in Princeton, New Jersey, a nun is murdered at her prayers. Sister Valentine was an outspoken activist, a thorn in the Church's side. When her brother, lawyer Ben Driskill, realizes that the Church will never investigate her death, he sets out to find the murderer himself - and uncovers a dangerous, explosive secret. For fans of The Da Vinci Code- A conspiracy thriller about an age-old brotherhood of killers. Once hired by princes of the Church to protect it in dangerous times, whose orders do they obey now? raise for The Assassini- A classic thriller' - Publishers Weekly. An extraordinary novel. Delivered with style, believability, and sharp characterisations' - Nelson DeMille Packed with intrigue, action and fascinating characters' - David Morrell
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Thomas Gifford is the New York Times bestselling author of The Assassini, The Wind Chill Factor, Praetorian and The First Sacrifice.