If you like "The Da Vinci Code"...
If you liked The Da Vinci Code because of its thrilling chases and suspense, you may enjoy these titles:
by James Rollins
“Ubar, a lost city buried beneath the Arabian Desert, is more than mere legend, and something astonishing waits there.”—catalog summary. This is the first in the Sigma Force series by Rollins.
The Venona Cable: a Thriller
by Brent Ghelfi
“Russian agent and criminal Alexei Volkovoy pays an action-packed visit to the U.S. to uncover secrets of the infamous Verona cables and to attempt to clear his family name.”—catalog summary
The Rose Labyrinth
by Titania Hardie
“Discovering hidden writings by Queen Elizabeth I's astrologer that made shocking predictions for the modern world, documentary producer Lucy King races throughout England, France, and New York to decipher clues leading to a fated lost treasure.”—catalog summary
by Katherine Neville
“2003, Colorado: Alexandra Solarin is summoned home to her family's ancestral Rocky Mountain hideaway for her mother's birthday. Thirty years ago, her parents, Cat Velis and Alexander Solarin, believed that they had scattered the pieces of the Montglane Service around the world, burying with them the secrets of the power that comes with possessing it. But Alexandra arrives to find that her mother is missing and that a series of strategically placed clues, followed swiftly by the unexpected arrival of a mysterious assortment of houseguests, indicates that something sinister is afoot. 1822, Albania: Thirty years after the French Revolution, when the chess service was unearthed, all of Europe hovers on the brink of the War of Greek Independence. Ali Pasha, the most powerful ruler in the Ottoman Empire, has angered the sultan and is about to be attacked by Turkish forces. Now he sends the only person he can rely upon-his young daughter, Haidee--on a dangerous mission to smuggle a valuable relic out of Albania, through the mountains and over the sea, to the hands of the one man who might be able to save it.”—catalog summary
The Lady in Blue
by Javier Sierra
“In Los Angeles, Jennifer Narody is having a series of disturbing dreams involving eerie images of a lady in blue. She doesn't know that this same spirit appeared to leaders of the Jumano Native American tribe in New Mexico 362 years earlier, linked to a Spanish nun who had the power to be in two places simultaneously. Meanwhile, journalist Carlos Albert stumbles upon a nearly forgotten seventeenth-century convent in Spain founded by this same legendary woman. Intrigued by her rumored powers, he delves into finding out more. These threads, linked by an apparent suicide, eventually lead Carlos to Cardinal Baldi, to an American spy, and ultimately to Los Angeles, where Jennifer Narody unwittingly holds the key to the mystery that the Catholic Church, the U.S. Defense Department, and the journalist are each determined to decipher.”—from publisher description
by Robert Harris
A fast-paced and fascinating historical novel about a Roman aquarius who must figure out why an aqueduct on Mount Vesuvius has stopped working.
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