The Secret Crown

The Secret Crown

Summary

WHITE-KNUCKLE ADVENTURE AND MAGNIFICENT MYSTERY FROM INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR CHRIS KUZNESKI

Bavaria, 1886

King Ludwig II, infamous for his eccentric behavior, is declared insane by his government and removed from his throne. A day later, Ludwig's corpse washes up in the shallows of Lake Starnberg. Rumours about the cause of the tragedy abound, but few people know why Ludwig was really killed. Or what secret was silenced by his death.

Germany, present day . . .
Hidden among the crates in a newly discovered Nazi bunker are documents stamped with a black swan, the insignia of the murdered king. As a favour to a friend, Jonathon Payne and David Jones fly to Bavaria to protect the documents, but soon face a life-or-death battle against an unknown enemy. From the depths of the Black Forest to the water canals underneath Ludwig's castles, the duo must solve the mystery behind the king's death or share his tragic fate.

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Praise for Chris Kuzneski

Excellent! High stakes, fast action, vibrant characters . . . Not to be missed! - Lee Child

Think Indiana Jones and The Da Vinci Code and you're in Kuzneskiland - Sunday Sport

Makes you wish it would never end - Clive Cussler

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About the author

Chris Kuzneski

Chris Kuzneski is the international bestselling author of six novels - The Secret Crown, The Prophecy, The Lost Throne, Sword of God, Sign of the Cross and The Plantation. His thrillers have been published in over twenty languages and are sold in more than forty countries. Chris grew up in Pennsylvania and currently lives on the Gulf Coast of Florida.
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