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The Da Vinci Legacy

Lewis Perdue

Tor Books

The Lost Mysteries of Leonardo

The Da Vinci Codex is a priceless collection of Leonardo's original work-- or is it? When Da Vinci scholar Vance Erikson discovers that several of the Codex's pages are forgeries, the search is on for the genuine documents, which may hold startling secrets and revelations.

But Erikson is not the only one seeking the missing pages. He soon finds himself the target of a murderous conspiracy that dates back to the dawn of Christianity itself. For the Da Vinci Codex is more than just a precious document. It is also the key to a long-lost discovery of frightening importance. Now, not only Erikson's life but the future itself is at stake. Ultimate power is the prize for whomever seizes ...

The Da Vinci Legacy

First published in 1983, The Da Vinci Legacy is an engrossing international thriller.

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Chapter 1
 
 
Sunday, July 2
 
Killing made him happy. Waiting to kill was the only thing that made him anxious. He was anxious now as he sat in the rocky cool that shielded him from the broiling heat outside.
With the back of his hand he wiped away the tiny beads of sweat that had formed on his upper lip despite the cool of this cave, this man-made cave. Stealthily he looked about him, careful to pretend an interest in the mass. Yes, he thought, it was a cave made by man--of marble from Elba and gold from Africa and lavishments from the world at large. He loathed
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"Fine plotting."--Los Angeles Times on The Da Vinci Legacy

"A very well-written, fast-paced novel of cloak and dagger operations that takes part entirely in Italy with all the local color it deserves."--West Coast Review of Books on The Da Vinci Legacy
"A superb thriller!"--The Indianapolis Star on Daughter of God
"An edge-of-your seat thriller."--Booklist (starred review) on Daughter of God

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Lewis Perdue

  • Lewis Perdue studied biology and biophysics at Cornell University. He is also the bestselling author of numerous fiction and nonfiction works, including Daughter of God and The Delphi Betrayal. Perdue lives in Sonoma, California.
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