By Steve Berry
The Amber Room is likely one of the maximum treasures ever made via guy: a whole room cast of beautiful amber, from its 4 colossal partitions to its finely crafted furnishings. however it can be the topic of 1 of history’s so much exciting mysteries. initially commissioned in 1701 by way of Frederick I of Prussia, the Room used to be later perfected Tsarskoe Selo, the Russian imperial urban. In 1941, German troops invaded the Soviet Union, looting every little thing of their wake and seizing the Amber Room. while the Allies begun the bombing of Germany in August 1944, the Room was once hidden. And regardless of the easiest efforts of treasure hunters and paintings creditors from all over the world, it hasn't ever been obvious again.
Now, strong males have set their most sensible operatives unfastened in pursuit, and the quest has started once again. . . .
Life is nice for Atlanta pass judgement on Rachel Cutler. She loves her activity, loves her youngsters, and continues to be civil to her ex-husband, Paul. yet every little thing alterations whilst her father, a guy who survived the horrors of worldwide warfare II, dies lower than unusual circumstances—and leaves in the back of clues to a mystery he stored his whole existence . . . a mystery approximately anything referred to as the Amber Room.
Desperate to understand the reality approximately her father’s suspicious dealings, Rachel takes to the air for Germany, with Paul shut at the back of. almost immediately after arriving, they locate themselves concerned with a forged of shadowy characters who all declare to percentage their quest. yet as they study extra concerning the historical past of the treasure they search, Rachel and Paul detect they’re in far more than their heads. Locked in a treacherous online game with ruthless expert killers and embroiled in a treasure hunt of epic proportions, Rachel and Paul all of sudden locate themselves on a collision direction with the forces of strength, evil, and heritage itself.
A significant event and a scintillating story of intrigue, deception, artwork, and homicide, The Amber Room is a vintage story of suspense—and the debut of a robust new voice on the planet of the foreign thriller.
From the Hardcover edition.