By Scott G. Mariani
A centuries-old secret. An “accidental” demise. A conspiracy which may result in homicide. Former British certain Air carrier officer Ben wish is operating for his lifestyles. Enlisted through Leigh Llewellyn—the appealing, world-famous opera megastar and Ben’s first love—to examine her brother, Oliver’s, mysterious loss of life, Ben unearths himself stuck up in a puzzle courting again to the 1700s.
At the time of his loss of life, Oliver used to be engaged on a brand new ebook approximately Mozart. notwithstanding the authentic file states that Oliver died in a sad twist of fate, the evidence don’t upload up. yet as Ben and Leigh dig deeper, they locate that Oliver’s study unearths that Mozart, a extraordinary Freemason, could have been killed via a shadowy and strong splinter workforce of the association. the one facts lies in a lacking letter, believed to were written through Mozart himself. whilst Leigh and Ben obtain a video documenting a ritual sacrifice played via hooded males, they detect that the sect continues to be in life this present day and may cease at not anything to maintain its secrets and techniques.
From the dreaming spires of Oxford and Venice’s labyrinthine canals to the majestic structure of Vienna, Ben and Leigh needs to race throughout Europe to discover the reality at the back of the Mozart conspiracy ahead of they develop into its subsequent sufferers. within the culture of Robert Ludlum and Dan Brown, Scott Mariani’s The Mozart Conspiracy is an electrifying mystery and the beginning of a thrilling new sequence.
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