A former military colleague of Jonathan Payne and David
Jones has discovered what he thinks is a Nazi bunker filled
with crates of unknown treasures in Bavaria. Since Payne
and Jones have past experience with historical lost
treasures, he contacts them for assistance. But they soon
learn it is not Nazi loot that's been uncovered when some
of the crates are stamped with the black swan insignia
associated with King Ludwig II. The legend goes that the
murdered king had been amassing large quantities of gold
and jewels to build an ostentatious castle the likes never
before seen. But no evidence has ever been found to
substantiate those claims -- until possibly now.
Calling in a friend who's an expert in German and Bavaria
history makes for an interesting lesson in history as the
four men soon find themselves in a life-or-death situation
to find out the truth of the treasure that's been found and
how it relates to Ludwig and his quest.
With an elaborate and fascinating tale of history and long-
lost treasure, this pulse-pounding action-adventure
thriller will keep readers entertained until the
From the mountains of Bavaria to the secret tunnels under
King Ludwig II's castles, no one is safe when they search
for The Secret Crown.
Hidden among the crates in a recently discovered World War
II bunker are documents stamped with an elaborate black
swan, the insignia of the murdered King Ludwig II. According
to legend, Ludwig stockpiled a massive treasure in the years
before his death, a cache of gold and jewels that would
finance the construction of the largest castle of all time.
But in the years since his death, no one has found any
evidence that Ludwig had hidden anything. Until now.
Jonathon Payne and David Jones are pulled into the mystery
by a colleague of theirs, a former supply sergeant in the
U.S. military who asks them to investigate. They agree to
help and quickly find themselves in a life-or-death struggle
to uncover the truth about Ludwig's murder and his mythical