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    • ISBN:9781848943063
    • Publication date:03 Sep 2009

The Third Secret

By Steve Berry

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Bold new jacket to match the UK branding of NYT bestseller THE TEMPLAR LEGACY and Berry's new novel THE ALEXANDRIA LINK

What is the Third Secret?

It is rumoured to be a prediction so shocking that it has been locked away for over eighty years. Could this be what is drawing Pope Clement XV to the Vatican archive, night after sleepless night?

When Father Colin Michener is sent on a secret mission to the highlands of Romania, he is pitched into a vortex of suspicion, deceit, murder and forbidden passion. Suddenly, he is forced to face the very thing that has so distressed the Pope - and to unravel a mystery that will shake the world.

Biographical Notes

Steve Berry lives on the coast in Georgia, USA, with his wife and daughter. He is a lawyer who has traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, and Russia. His first two novels, THE AMBER ROOM and THE ROMANOV PROPHECY, were US bestsellers; his third, THE THIRD SECRET, was a New York Times bestseller. His books have been translated into over thirty languages.

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  • ISBN: 9780340899267
  • Publication date: 08 May 2006
  • Page count: 416
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Conspiracies and plots abound . . . Berry handles his thriller tradecraft skilfully, [and] his descriptions are stellar. — Booklist
The links to religion in The Da Vinci Code...pale beside those in The Third Secret. Here's a lurid, churning thriller...ruthless behind-the-scenes ambition in Vatican City...Berry raises this genre's stakes... — New York Times
'Pure intrigue. Pure fun' — Clive Cussler on Steve Berry
Sexy, illuminating . . . my kind of thriller — Dan Brown on THE AMBER ROOM
'Writes with the self-assured style of a veteran' — Dan Brown on Steve Berry
'Grabby stuff' — Wall Street Journal on THE TEMPLAR LEGACY
Steve Berry is a writer on the rise — David Morrell, author of NIGHTSCAPE and CREEPERS
Intricate...pacy — The Financial Express, India
'Not to be missed. Anagrams and complicated symbology abound, and comparisons to The Da Vinci Code are inevitable, but Berry distinguishes himself with a complex, well-written, and extremely readable story.' — Library Journal on THE TEMPLAR LEGACY
Sexy, illuminating . . . my kind of thriller. — Dan Brown on THE AMBER ROOM
International intrigue, swashbuckling action, indestructible hero from the American South. . . . Not to be missed. — Kirkus Reviews, on THE ROMANOV PROPHECY
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