The Thieves of Darkness

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The Thieves of Darkness

By Richard Doetsch

Pocket Star Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9781416598978, 566pp.

Publication Date: February 22, 2011

Description

WILL A TREACHEROUS MISSION LEAD THEMINTO ANCIENT PARADISE . . .

Reformed master thief Michael St. Pierre thinks his crimi-nal days are behind him when his best friend Simon is sentenced to die in a brutal desert prison. Breaking into jail for the first time in his checkered career, Michael frees his friend only to discover his own girlfriend in the next cell. . . .

OR STRAIGHT TO A RUTHLESS ENEMY?

With a madman on their heels, the trio plots a series of daring thefts inside the world’s most celebrated and heavily guarded sanctums to find the mysterious artifact that landed them behind bars: a map to a secret holy place predating Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. From the glittering banks of the Bosporus to the highest peaks of the Himalayas, they embark on a globe-trotting adventure to preserve the priceless relics at stake and protect the fate of humanity.



Praise For The Thieves of Darkness

“Whip-smart and lightning-paced, The Thieves of Darkness left me breathless and awed by the scope and scale of its story. Truly a masterwork by an exploding talent.”

—James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of Altar of Eden



“[A] masterpiece. . . . Richard Doetsch handles all the elements of a classic thriller superbly, and his characters are fleshed out and involving. He has earned his seat at the table with other A-list thriller writers.”

Booklist (starred review)