By Chris Kuzneski
The hardcover debut of nationwide bestselling writer Chris Kuzneski, writer of signal of the move, Sword of God, and The Plantation.In 1890, a guy collapses close to the Piazza della Santa Carità in Naples, Italy. Strangers be ready to revive him, yet he's not able to talk. Police hold him to the closest clinic, the place he's not admitted simply because he has no funds or identity. Frantically attempting to speak, he scribbles notes in historic Greek and German that may have informed the realm a couple of discovery of sizeable importance-if somebody had learn them. . . . achieving from the wonders of historic Greece to a harrowing quest in modern day Europe, The misplaced Throne gains Jonathon Payne and D. J. Jones, former contributors of a most sensible mystery, very targeted unit of the defense force. Now as inner most voters they nonetheless get recruited now and then for the main gentle -and dangerous-missions. Payne and Jones needs to race to get better the misplaced treasure that may rewrite heritage, sooner than it's destroyed by way of a bunch of guys who will cease at not anything to hide the key.
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Payne hit the save button so they could listen to it over and over. Unfortunately, the quality of the sound didn’t improve during multiple attempts. Still, they learned some basic facts. The caller was a male with no detectable accent. He mentioned Payne by name, which meant it wasn’t a wrong number. And he stressed the urgency of the matter. Not a lot to go on, but better than nothing. The second message was recorded an hour later. And during that time, the static had worsened. “Jon, I . . early.
Then again, years of combat can do that to a person. And he had seen more than most. Payne used to lead the MANIACs, an elite Special Forces unit comprising the top soldiers from the Marines, Army, Navy, Intelligence, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Whether it was participating in personnel recovery, unconventional warfare, or counterguerrilla sabotage, the MANIACs were the best of the best. The boogeymen that no one talked about. The government’s secret weapon. Yet on this night, Payne wanted no part of his former life.
Please, Nick. Don’t make me tell you again. ” But Dial wasn’t ready. He picked up a pebble and tossed it over the edge. It fell for several seconds yet never made a sound, swallowed by the chasm below. He whistled, impressed. In all his years, he had never worked in such a difficult location. Simply put, this crime scene was going to be a bitch. Dial picked up a second pebble, slightly larger than the first, and leaned back to throw it. He hoped to test a theory about the valley. But before he could, the young officer grabbed his arm.