Archaeologist Annja Creed, searching for D'Artagnan's lost sword, which has been missing since the seventeenth century, teams up with one of her treasure-hunting friends who has located the priceless relic, drawing her into a clever trap. Original.
Simon and Schuster
In need of a break from work and some recent near-death adventures, archaeologist Annja Creed visits France to indulge one of her greatest fantasies: finding D'Artagnan's lost sword. The rapier was a gift from the reigning monarch and has been missing since the seventeenth century.
And Ascher Vallois, one of Annja's treasure-hunting friends, believes he has located the site of the relic.
But when Annja meets with Vallois, she learns that he's made a huge sacrifice to protect the sword and its secret from a relic hunter. Annja discovers that the artifact holds the key to a fortune. And the man won't stop until he gets everything he wants?including Annja.