Cotton Malone #2
On Sale: November 27, 2007
Featuring: Cotton Malone; Stephanie Nelle; Pam Malone
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
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Cotton Malone retired from the high-risk world of elite
operatives for the U.S. State Department to lead the low-key
life of a rare-book dealer. But his quiet existence is
shattered when he receives an anonymous e-mail: â€śYou have
something I want. Youâ€™re the only person on earth who knows
where to find it. Go get it. You have 72 hours. If I donâ€™t
hear from you, you will be childless.â€ť His horrified ex-wife
confirms that the threat is real: Their teenage son has been
kidnapped. When Maloneâ€™s Copenhagen bookshop is burned to
the ground, it becomes brutally clear that those responsible
will stop at nothing to get what they want. And what they
want is nothing less than the lost Library of
A cradle of ideasâ€“historical,
philosophical, literary, scientific, and religiousâ€“the
Library of Alexandria was unparalleled in the world. But
fifteen hundred years ago, it vanished into the mists of
myth and legendâ€“its vast bounty of wisdom coveted ever since
by scholars, fortune hunters, and those who believe its
untold secrets hold the key to ultimate power.
cartel of wealthy international moguls, bent on altering the
course of history, is desperate to breach the libraryâ€™s
hallowed hallsâ€“and only Malone possesses the information
they need to succeed. At stake is an explosive ancient
document with the potential not only to change the destiny
of the Middle East but to shake the worldâ€™s three major
religions to their very foundations.
Pursued by a
lethal mercenary, Malone crosses the globe in search of
answers. His quest will lead him to England and Portugal,
even to the highest levels of American governmentâ€“and the
shattering outcome, deep in the Sinai desert, will have
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