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The Icon

Neil Olson

Mass Market Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/1/2005)


A sacred relic possessing inexplicable power, it vanished in the flames and chaos of war.

Now, six decades later, its secrets will inspire greed, conspiracy, devotion, deception, death . . . and change the world.

Praise For The Icon

"A remarkable thriller with a marvelously intricate plot, real characters, credible dialog, and a literally terrific climax."
-Michael Gruber, author of TROPIC OF NIGHT

"Lively, convincing dialogue...alive with small insights that bolster characterizations and advance the plot...THE ICON delivers intricate excitement."
-Cleveland Plain Dealer

"Double and triple crossings keep things moving in this first thriller from Olson."
-Kirkus Reviews

"Double and triple crosses, secrets and tense family relations propel [THE ICON]...A literate thriller [that] makes an impressive mark."
-Detroit Free Press

"THE ICON is a complex, multi-layered tale of betrayal ... will keep you reading well into the small hours."
-Peter Robinson, author of STRANGE AFFAIR

"Fast-paced ... the action is gripping, and the quest for the ever-illusive icon [ties] it all together."

"[A] gripping, intelligent, first novel of art thievery, treachery, and revenge."
-Publishers Weekly

"Thought-provoking ... gracefully written and meticulously plotted, with characters that engage your attention from the start and hold it throughout."
-Philadelphia Inquirer

"Richly readably...memorable...vivid."
-Chicago Tribune

HarperTorch, 9780060748395, 402pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2006