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The Machiavelli covenant: Nicholas Marten Series, Book 2

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In Washington, D.C., former LAPD rogue detective Nicholas Marten has come out of hiding to hunt down the killers of his childhood sweetheart. The wife of a controversial United States congressman, she and her husband and son were mysteriously murdered soon after the congressman discovered a massive clandestine bioweapons program. In Europe to meet with distinguished heads of state prior to a crucial NATO summit in Warsaw, U.S. President John Henry Harris may well face the same deadly fate.
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Allan Folsom returns with a high octane thriller in The Machiavelli Covenant.

In Europe for a crucial NATO summit in Warsaw, US President John Henry Harris is ordered by a secret cabal within his own administration to have the president of France and the chancellor of Germany assassinated. Refusal, he knows, will mean his death. Afraid to trust anyone, the president flees for his life. Pursued by the Secret Service, the CIA, and Spanish Intelligence who believe he is the victim of foul play, Harris joins forces with rogue detective Nicholas Marten and the beautiful but enigmatic French photo-journalist, Demi Picard. Together the three uncover one of the most secretive and brutally powerful groups the world has ever known, a brotherhood of blood that will stop at nothing.

For five hundred years this despotic order of the supremely rich and powerful has kept a secret manuscript by Niccolai Machiavelli—The Covenant, a terrifying blueprint for gaining and keeping political power—hidden under heavy guard, and worshiped like some divine doctrine. Bonded by complicity in ritual murder and dedicated to a singular vision of global domination, over the centuries they have prospered far beyond any dreams of power and avarice. Outmanned, outnumbered, and outgunned, three people now stand alone against it: Nicholas Marten, Demi Picard, and John Henry Harris, president of the United States.

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series Nicholas Marten
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subject_facet Attempted assassination -- Fiction, Machiavelli, Niccolò, -- 1469-1527 -- Influence -- Fiction, Secret societies -- Fiction, Weapons of mass destruction -- Fiction, World politics -- Fiction
title_display The Machiavelli covenant
title_full The Machiavelli Covenant Nicholas Marten Series, Book 2, The Machiavelli covenant / Allan Folsom
title_short The Machiavelli covenant
title_sub Nicholas Marten Series, Book 2
topic_facet Attempted assassination, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Influence, Machiavelli, Niccolò, Secret societies, Thriller, Weapons of mass destruction, World politics