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The Balkan Cross Walter Winch

The Balkan Cross

Walter Winch

Published November 25th 2014
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Kindle Edition
220 pages
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Yance Adams, an American employed by a millionaire art collector in London in 1914, is sent to Egypt to pick up a religious icon that at one time was kept in the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, Turkey, the city that was founded by the Roman EmperorMoreYance Adams, an American employed by a millionaire art collector in London in 1914, is sent to Egypt to pick up a religious icon that at one time was kept in the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, Turkey, the city that was founded by the Roman Emperor Constantine in the 4th century. It is in Egypt, however, that Yance is pulled into a vortex of conspiracy, murder and international intrigue.In 1914, the rulers of Europe, many of them still believing they live in a 19th century world, are lurching toward World War One--the real beginning of the 20th century and all that followed. But are these monarchs and members of Europes political elite, in fact, being manipulated by dark, fanatical forces determined to plunge the continent into total war in order to bring about a dream that goes back hundreds of years?