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The Venetian Betrayal

by Steve Berry

The Venetian Betrayal
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  • Published in USA  Dec 2007
    496 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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In 323 B.C.E, having conquered Persia, Alexander the Great set his sights on Arabia, then suddenly succumbed to a strange fever. Locating his final resting place – unknown to this day – remains a tantalizing goal for both archaeologists and treasure hunters. Now the quest for this coveted prize is about to heat up. And Cotton Malone –former U.S. Justice Department agent turned rare-book dealer – will be drawn into an intense geopolitical chess game.

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"Massive plot twists and a relentless narrative pace result in another success from Berry. Expect this one to add to his readership and hit the best-sellers lists." - Library Journal.

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Despite the good historical links and unusual plot, I am totally put off by Berry's disdain of proper English grammar. Sentence fragments are not "style," they're a laziness and a short cut to actually expressing complete thoughts. I am so irritated with this, I won't finish the book and will avoid his work from no on.

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Steve Berry is the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of The Lincoln Myth, The King's Deception, The Columbus Affair, The Jefferson Key, The Emperor's Tomb, The Paris Vendetta, The Charlemagne Pursuit, The Venetian Betrayal, The Alexandria Link,Templar Legacy, The Third Secret, The Romanov Prophecy, and The Amber Room. His books have been translated into 40 languages with 17,000,000 copies in 51 countries. They consistently appear in the top echelon of The New York Times, USA Today, and Indie bestseller lists.

History lies at the heart of every Steve Berry novel. It's his passion, one he shares with his wife, Elizabeth, which led them to create History Matters, a foundation dedicated to historic preservation. Since 2009 Steve and Elizabeth have ...

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