By Scott G. Mariani
A centuries-old secret. An “accidental” demise. A conspiracy that could result in homicide. Former British detailed Air provider officer Ben desire is operating for his lifestyles. Enlisted by way of Leigh Llewellyn—the attractive, world-famous opera superstar and Ben’s first love—to examine her brother, Oliver’s, mysterious demise, Ben unearths himself stuck up in a puzzle relationship again to the 1700s.
At the time of his dying, Oliver was once engaged on a brand new booklet approximately Mozart. even though the reliable document states that Oliver died in a sad coincidence, the evidence don’t upload up. yet as Ben and Leigh dig deeper, they locate that Oliver’s learn unearths that Mozart, a amazing Freemason, could have been killed by means of a shadowy and strong splinter crew of the association. the one facts lies in a lacking letter, believed to were written by means of Mozart himself. whilst Leigh and Ben obtain a video documenting a ritual sacrifice played through hooded males, they notice that the sect remains to be in lifestyles this day and may cease at not anything to maintain its secrets and techniques.
From the dreaming spires of Oxford and Venice’s labyrinthine canals to the majestic structure of Vienna, Ben and Leigh needs to race throughout Europe to discover the reality in the back of the Mozart conspiracy earlier than they develop into its subsequent sufferers. within the culture of Robert Ludlum and Dan Brown, Scott Mariani’s The Mozart Conspiracy is an electrifying mystery and the beginning of a thrilling new sequence.
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