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Endeavour's Legacy
     

Endeavour's Legacy

by David J Andrews
 
A challnging new assignment for business consultant Richard Scott-Revesby delivers him into a web of international intrique and conspiracy that reaches back to the exploratory voyages of Captain James Cook, the first man to discover and plot the coastlines of Australia and New Zealand. He unearths a stunning secret capable of dramatically altering peoples lives, which

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A challnging new assignment for business consultant Richard Scott-Revesby delivers him into a web of international intrique and conspiracy that reaches back to the exploratory voyages of Captain James Cook, the first man to discover and plot the coastlines of Australia and New Zealand. He unearths a stunning secret capable of dramatically altering peoples lives, which in turn leads him headlong into the machiavellian intriques of a powerful secret society.

Created by Kaiser Wilhelm II, the deadly Valkyrie is being torn asunder by a breakaway movement intent on achieving ultimate control by whatever means necessary. Through heart stopping challenges Richard struggles to survive in a headlong flight to establish his innocence.

Jade Liau is a clever and beautiful Tahitian girl who seeks revenge for her fathers brutal murder and helps Richard in his quest. It is a journey that leads to her own astonishing self discovery about her heritage. In Asia a powerful dynasty is led by the ruthless Romana, a dominant and lethal beauty who uses her physical allure to lethal effect in her plan to turn China into a drug ridden wasteland.

Meanwhile powerful European royal families react violently to protect their legacy as the plot hurtles towards the final climactic events in artic Norway and the barren splendours of the Austrian Tyrol.

Weaving historical facts with modern day intrique the story underlines the maxim that you only understand the future if you understand the past.

Impossible to put down.

"Another exciting, fast paced novel from the master storyteller David I Andrews. History comes alive, intertwined with mystery and political themes. Endeavours Legacy is reminiscent of Dan Brown's popular fiction and with its ever increasing suspense, it is sure to keep readers guessing until the very end." --Mindy Gibbons Klein, Author of A Dance in the Desert.

"..........the author reminds me of Jeffery Archer." --John Trenhaile, Author of The man called Kyril and Mahjong Spies etc

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595355488
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/13/2005
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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