The Assassini

The Assassini

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It is 1982.nbsp;nbsp;In the Vatican, priestly vultures gather around the dying Pope, whispering the names of possible successors.nbsp;nbsp;In a forgotten monastery on Ireland's gale-swept coast, a dangerous document is hidden, waiting to be claimed.nbsp;nbsp;And in a family chapel in Princeton, New Jersey, a nun is murdered at her prayers.nbsp;nbsp;Sister Valentine was an outspoken activist, a thorn in the Church's side.nbsp;nbsp;When her brother, lawyer Ben Driskill, realizes the Church will never investigate her death, he sets out to find the murderer himself--and uncovers an explosive secret. The Assassini .nbsp;nbsp;An age-old brotherhood of killers.nbsp;nbsp;Once they were hired by princes of the Church to protect it in dangerous times.nbsp;nbsp;But whose orders do they now obey?

The Assassini marks the triumphant retum of a master at the peak of his powers--the first novel in more than a decade from the acclaimed author of The Wind Chill Factor .
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1990.
ISBN: 9780553287400
Characteristics: viii, 600 p. ;,25 cm.


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LaBeteNoir Feb 03, 2011

A friend mentioned this is a book to read instead of the Da Vinci Code.


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