A lost chest. A clue hidden in the manuscripts of the Divine Comedy. The search for the key begins ... Perfect for fans of Scott Mariani and Lee Child.
The year is 1217. A group of eighty Knights Templar cross the icy waters of the Baltic, escorting a chest to an isolated spot in Iceland. Eight hundred years later, someone is about to decipher the clues to its location hidden in the lines of Dante's Divine Comedy and the paintings of Botticelli, Leonardo and Raphael.
What is so important about the contents of the chest? Many people want to find out, and will stop at nothing to do so. Inspector Sforza of Interpol travels to Paris to investigate the first of several strange deaths. He questions Manuel Cassini, a professor of literature who suffers from a rare form of selective amnesia. Many lives are at stake and, despite his condition, Professor Cassini could be the only one able to unravel this dark mystery before it’s too late...
What readers are saying about DANTE'S KEY:
'An unusual and exciting thriller ... I recommend it to everyone'
'Great plot as always ... His journey between history and adventure is outstanding'
'This was the second book I read by G.L. Baron and I loved it. Very interesting and well-told, while the twists keep the reader glued to the pages'
G.L. Baron has a law degree and a passion for economics. He works for the municipal council of Varese in Italy and in his free time he plays bass in a heavy metal band. In 2013 he published Dante's Key and several other titles. The translation rights to his books have been sold in Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking countries.