The Lazarus Succession: A Historical Mystery Thriller (Paperback)

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By Eeva Lancaster (Editor), Ken Fry
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A LEGEND TO SLAUGHTER FORA TRUTH TO DIE FOR...Multi-award-winning, British author, Ken Fry, takes readers to the ancient scene of Christ's greatest miracle, to medieval Spain, and back to modern-day Europe. The Lazarus Succession is a modern-day thriller with a spellbinding ancient mystery. For readers of James Rollins and Dan Brown."Although similar in many ways to the books by Dan Brown, I enjoyed it more. At no point does the author over dramatize the story, but with his excellent grasp of the written word he leads us to accept the surreal as perfectly normal and possible. The writing is excellent, the book is a treasure in itself and I would love to award this six stars."--Lucinda E Clarke for READER'S FAVORITE*** Voted BEST INDIE BOOK 2017 (Read*** 2017 New Apple Book Awards Solo Medalist Winner - eBook Suspense Thriller*** 2017 New Apple Summer eBook Awards - Official Selection in Historical Fiction*** 2017 IAN Book of the Year Awards WINNER in Christian/Religious Fiction._____________________________________________________________ON TO THE STORY...According to legend, Annas Zevi, an artist who witnessed the raising of Lazarus, was told by Christ to paint what he saw. Since then, a sacred line of artists had been chosen in an unbroken succession. Each one painting a depiction of the miracle. Each work vanishing until the next successor is appointed. They were rumoured to be sacred icons with miraculous powers.International Art Recovery Experts, Broderick Ladro and Ulla Stuart, are hired by a disgraced High Court judge, Sir Maxwell Throgmorton, to locate a long lost medieval painting by Spanish artist Francisco Cortez. Like Zevi, his work is said to be divinely inspired.Throgmorton's client, a wealthy Spanish Condesa, is terminally ill and the icon is her last hope. She will pay and do whatever it takes to find the missing work of Cortez.Unbeknown to the Condesa, Throgmorton seeks to make a vast personal fortune from the discovery of the paintings and use it to reclaim his place in society.Brodie and Ulla learns of Throgmorton's deceit and attempts to thwart his plans. As they delve deeper into the mystery of the missing Cortez painting, they discover a secret that changes their lives forever.Just as it changed the lives of everyone it touched across the centuries.✚ Praise for The Lazarus Succession ✚"In many ways, Fry's book is superior to those featuring Robert Langdon. It is faster, sexier and more grown-up, for a start. The plot is intricate, the pace masterful..."- Stuart Kenyon, author"The Lazarus Succession delivers the religious conspiracy and intricate mystery facets of Dan Brown with a careful weaving of Biblical events - with conspiratorial agents, both modern and ancient, in a clue-filled supernatural mystery thriller."- Las Book Reviews"The Lazarus Succession has a great historical and religious foundation combined with a dynamic plot, twists, and turns. Ken Fry knows how to keep the reader's attention and trigger their emotional response."- Lilah E. Noir, authorOther Titles by Ken Fry: The Chronicles of Aveline: Love and BloodDying DaysShakyamuni's PearlThe Lazarus ContinuumThe Chronicles of Aveline: AwakeningThe Lazarus SuccessionThe Patmos Enigma: Archaeological ThrillerThe Brodsky AffairDisjointed Tales: Short Stories of the Weird and the MacabreRed Ground: The Forgotten ConflictSuicide Seeds: A GMO ThrillerCheck MateIs That You, Jim? (Free)Join Ken Fry's Circle of Readers: www.booksbykenfry.comConnect on Twitter - @kenfry.

About the Author

Bestselling and award-winning author, Ken Fry, holds a university Master's Degree in Literature and has extensively traveled around the world. He was a former publisher with an expertise in Fine Arts and Antiques publications. He lives in the UK and shares his home with 'Dickens' his Shetland Sheepdog. Join Ken Fry's Circle of Readers and get free ebooks:

Product Details
ISBN: 9781542913621
ISBN-10: 1542913624
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: February 3rd, 2017
Pages: 374
Language: English