The Medusa Amulet

A Novel of Suspense and Adventure
Product Number: EB00149679
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780440423119
Publisher: Bantam
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"A wonderful treat...?asello [is] a master entertainer unafraid to pull out all the stops."-Chicago Tribune Benvenuto Cellini, master artisan of Renaissance Italy, once crafted a beautiful amulet prized for its unimaginable power-and untold menace. Now the quest to recover this legendary artifact depends upon one man: David Franco, a brilliant but skeptical young scholar at Chicago's world-renowned Newberry Library. What begins as a simple investigation spirals into a tale of dangerous intrigue, as Franco races from the chAteaux of France to the palazzos of Rome in a desperate search for the ultimate treasure-and an answer to a riddle that has puzzled mankind since the beginning of time. Aided by a beautiful young Florentine harboring dark secrets, pursued by deadly assassins, and battling demons of his own, Franco must ultimately confront an evil greater than anything conjured in his worst nightmares. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Robert Masello's The Romanov Cross. Praise for The Medusa Amulet "Fascinating...?n unpredictable and exhilarating journey...?Robert] Masello expertly blends contemporary thrills with a historical spin."-Associated Press "In addition to its taut story, there is an impressive amount of scholarship, and enough detail to please art lovers or history buffs. Great writing and rich detail combine for a gripping read."-Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Engrossing and fun."-Library Journal

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Author(s): Robert Masello
Original Publish Date: Apr 26, 2011

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Author(s): Robert Masello
Narrator(s): David Colacci
Product Number DD24573
Released: Mar 01, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781515903079
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Author(s): Robert Masello
Narrator(s): David Colacci
Product Number Z100114870
Released: Mar 01, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781515923077

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