Theft of the Master (audiobook) by Edwin Alexander
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Edwin Alexander (author), Alex Jennings (narrator)

Theft of the Master audiobook

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"Theft of the Master" aims to appeal to the reader seeking more from a novel than a good read. This is an intricate web of stories speckled with an assortment of finely described characters spanning different historical periods and continents. The story moves along at a terrific rate and entices the reader to discover how the circle will be completed. This is the story of an ancient religious i...
Audiobook 91,65 DKK
Authors Edwin Alexander (author), Alex Jennings (narrator)
Publisher SAGA Egmont
Published 2 June 2020
Length 6:35
Genres Crime and mystery fiction
Language English
Format mp3
DRM Watermarked
ISBN 9788711674994
"Theft of the Master" aims to appeal to the reader seeking more from a novel than a good read. This is an intricate web of stories speckled with an assortment of finely described characters spanning different historical periods and continents. The story moves along at a terrific rate and entices the reader to discover how the circle will be completed. This is the story of an ancient religious icon pilfered at the end of WWII and its consequences for a family and a nation. "Theft of the Master" has all the ingredients of a top class thriller!

Veit Stoss, one of Europe’s greatest sculptors was commissioned by Henry Schenk to sculpt a wood carving of Christ, seated preaching the Sermon on the Mount. The carving was completed in 1493 and presented as a national icon at Estonia’s Tallinn Church of the Holy Ghost.

The story is based on historical events involving Hitler’s transporting valuable cultural artifacts to Germany during World War II. "Theft of the Master" is a fictional account of Estonia’s wood carving of "The Christ." In a complex transaction involving a purchase an inventory of artifacts by the Templars, a secret society, this work of art was stolen and becomes the central plot of the story. The book is filled with unexpected surprises and plot twists involving smuggling, murder, and intrigue.

Private Investigator, Al Hersey, is hired by Peter Gilchrist to find the murderer of his daughter, Meg, who was found, drowned in the waters off Half Moon Bay, near San Francisco. The assignment takes Al on a dangerous quest for answers from San Francisco, to Estonia, Paraguay, Sweden, and New York.