The Excalibur Codex(Jamie Saintclaire #3)10/02/2012 TFshop 0 Comments
Category: Allied Health Services
- Type: Paperback
- Pages: 480 pages
- ISBN: none
- ASIN: 9781448127627
- Edition Language: English
For countless generations the sword had been kept hidden, ready for a time of need. But not hidden well enough, because on one warm July night in1937 it vanished - its disappearance swallowed up in the storm clouds of war that would soon engulf the world.1941 - twelve SS generals gather at a castle in East Prussia to re-enact an ancient rite and call on the spirits of Europes mightiest warriors to aid them in the coming battle in the East. At the heart of the ritual is a pentagram formed by five swords. One of them is Excalibur, the mythical weapon pulled from a stone by King Arthur.2010 - Art recovery expert Jamie Saintclair laughs when he reads the codex to a German war veterans will, the strange ritual it describes and the mention of a sword named Excalibur. But collector Adam Steele is convinced - and if Jamie can find the legendary sword, he will pay a small fortune for it. The hunt for Excalibur takes Jamie from Germany to eastern Poland and a deadly encounter in Hitlers Wolfs Lair. The castle has been destroyed down to the last stone and the only clue to the swords fate is the strange tale of a wartime partisan unit murdered by its own commander.With a team of international assassins on his trail and the distinction between friend and enemy a blur, Jamie finally makes it back to a Britain under siege, where the last piece of the puzzle falls into place and he discovers that the line between obsession and madness is gossamer thin...