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Inquisition

Inquisition

INQUISITION is the latest thrilling novel from Sunday Times bestselling author David Gibbins. Jack Howard will be tested to his limits on the trail of the fabled Holy Grail. ‘[The] Da Vinci Code of the deep sea’ Daily Express

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As the blood of martyred Christians runs through Rome’s catacombs, Pope Sixtus entrusts their most sacred object to a devoted follower. Soon after, the Holy Grail disappears into the darkness of time.

1684
While overseeing the evacuation of the English colony of Tangier, Samuel Pepys attempts to retrieve a treasure which has resurfaced after more than a thousand years. Meanwhile, a Jewish merchant is tortured by the Altamanus, a secret group determined to locate the Grail.

PRESENT DAY
A wreck off the Cornish coast reveals clues to a mystery that marine archaeologist Jack Howard had thought beyond solving. He embarks on an epic quest that takes him to the sunken ruins of the pirate city of Port Royal in Jamaica. But the spectre of the deadly Inquisition dogs his every step, and Jack must face a descent into hell itself if he is to uncover the greatest reward in Christendom.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Adventure / Historical Adventure

On Sale: 28th December 2017

Price: £20.99

ISBN-13: 9781472230232

Reviews

What do you get if you cross Indiana Jones with Dan Brown? Answer: David Gibbins
Mirror
Fascinating... [The] Da Vinci Code of the deep sea
Daily Express
The diving sequences are marvellous... there isn't another thriller hero like Jack Howard and I treasure him
For Winter Nights
A brilliantly written thriller that remains in the believable and yet rides the edge of the fantastical, the boundaries of exploration... and expectation
Parmenion Books