By Nicholas Pengelley
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Ayesha Ryder bears the scars of strife within the heart East. Now her previous is catching as much as her as she races to solve a secret that spans centuries—and threatens to alter the process history.
As Israeli and Palestinian leaders organize to make a joint assertion on the Tower of London, an influential pupil is tortured and murdered in his well-appointed domestic in St. John’s wooden. educational researcher Ayesha Ryder believes the killing is not any accident. Sir Evelyn Montagu had unearthed surprising revelations approximately T. E. Lawrence—the famed Lawrence of Arabia. may perhaps Montagu were distinctive due to his discoveries?
Ryder’s look for solutions takes her again to her previous existence within the center East and right into a lion’s den of killers and traitors. As she attracts the eye of brokers from each side of the clash, together with detectives from Scotland backyard and MI5, Ryder stumbles deeper into Lawrence’s secrets and techniques, an wonderful case of royal blackmail, even the quest for the Bible’s misplaced Ark of the Covenant.
Every step of how, the endgame grows extra terrifying. but if an assault rocks London, the genuine gamers convey their hand—and Ayesha Ryder is left maintaining the ultimate piece of the puzzle.
Praise for Ryder
“[Nick] Pengelley units an unconventional tale unfastened on and lower than the streets of London. along with his strange heroine, the writer rejects the clichés of action-adventure thrillers and can provide a shockingly pleasing read.”—Library magazine (starred review)
“An fascinating mystery with characters that you just can’t aid yet like . . . a thrill-a-minute tale . . . worth examining . . . Pengelley has successful with the nature of Ayesha Ryder.”—Fresh Fiction
“This fast moving crime/political mystery not just is well timed for today’s Israeli-Palestinian conflicts however it delves into old occasions that assisted in shaping the best way the region’s political weather has developed. . . . prepare for an edge-of-your-seat experience that includes a kick-butt heroine bent on justice . . . I had a blast analyzing Ryder.”—Popcorn Reads
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