The Thieves of Legend

The Thieves of Legend

A Thriller

Book - 2012
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Michael and his ex-girlfriend KC Ryan have been blackmailed by a U.S. Army colonel. They are to travel to opposite ends of China, and each is responsible for stealing a piece of an ancient puzzle: a diary and a compass. With their lives dependent on each other's success, they must face off against the complex underworld of the Chinese triads, a twisted female assassin, and a madman whose only desire is to possess the secrets held within the pages of the diary--knowledge that would give him enormous power and lead to the downfall of nations. Moving from the glittering casinos of Macau to its dark and dangerous backstreets; from the palace at the heart of China's Forbidden City to the medieval castles of Spain; from the seaside mansions along the Amalfi Coast to an uncharted Pacific island, Michael is in a race against time. He has less that five days to uncover a five-hundred-year-old mystery--and to save KC from certain death.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2012
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781416598985
Branch Call Number: DOETSCH
Characteristics: 406 p. ; 24 cm


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ChristchurchLib Jan 14, 2013

"Reformed thief Michael St. Pierre and his ex-girlfriend KC Ryan are in the hottest of hot water: each has to complete a dangerous, criminal, and perhaps impossible assignment if they want the other to survive - and they've only got five days. Confronting the complex underworld of the Chinese triads is only one part of this satisfyingly action-packed book, which also features a twisted female assassin, a power-hungry madman, and a centuries-old mystery." January 2013 Thrillers & Suspense Newsletter


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