The Alchemist's Code (Venice Trilogy Series #2)

The Alchemist's Code (Venice Trilogy Series #2)

by Dave Duncan

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Overview

It is said the legendary Maestro Nostradamus is able to glimpse the ever-changing future, but even he cannot see the danger that is about to envelop him when he is hired to find a foreign spy by Venice’s ruling Council of Ten. Especially since the only clues are the spy’s intercepted messages, encoded in a seemingly unbreakable cipher.
 
But Nostradamus soon detects evil influences working against him, and realizes the spy can only be caught by occult means. He turns to his able apprentice, the daring young swordsman Alfeo Zeno, whose unique talents may prove essential to unraveling the truth. But the truth may be the end of both master and apprentice…

“One of the best writers in the fantasy world today.”—Writers Write

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101208885
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/04/2008
Series: An Alchemist Novel , #2
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 329,161
File size: 393 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Originally from Scotland, Dave Duncan has lived all his adult life in western Canada. He enjoyed a long career as a petroleum geologist before taking up writing. Since discovering that imaginary worlds are more satisfying than the real one, he has published more than 30 novels, mostly in the fantasy genre, but also in young adult, science fiction, and historical. Dave now lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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