By William Dietrich
The motion starts off while the yankee adventurer and his spouse, Astiza, are recruited to scouse borrow Polish swords from the world’s such a lot ambitious treasury. Gage needs to holiday right into a vault within the Peter and Paul fort prior to Prussia ends Polish goals of independence.
Yet that quest is barely the start of problem. homicide, ambush, royal treachery, and the mysterious visual appeal of a long-lost brother require a extra daunting undertaking, requiring a sacrificial attack on a lair of natural evil.
From a Polish temple, to a Transylvanian fortress, to the palace of the ruler of the Ottoman Empire, conspiracy and braveness play out as Napoleon Bonaparte plots for domination. Populated by means of key gamers from heritage and in keeping with actual occasions, The Trojan Icon takes readers to a shiny global of ardour, peril, and gear within which the traditional earlier might swap the destiny of the world.
The Ethan Gage sequence of historic thrillers has offered into twenty-nine languages and drawn severe compliment and keen enthusiasts around the world. compliment for the series:
NAPOLEON’S PYRAMIDS: “Dietrich is changing into a pacesetter between historic novelists.”
THE ROSETTA KEY: “The motion in approximately nonstop, the humor is ample, and the intrigue is good enough to maintain the pages turning.”
-School Library Journal
THE DAKOTA CIPHER: “Fast, enjoyable and fill of surprises . . . wealthy in intrigue and bold old detail.”
THE BARBARY PIRATES: “An action-filled romp that’s either traditionally actual and nice fun.”
THE EMERALD typhoon: “A breathlessly intriguing adventure.”
THE BARBED CROWN: “Description of battle at the excessive seas is never greater than during this novel.”
-San Antonio Express-News
THE 3 EMPERORS: “An specifically attention-grabbing underlying stress of mysticism and science.”
-Historical Novel Review