By Ken Follett

In 1866, tragedy moves the specific Windfield university while a tender pupil drowns in a mysterious twist of fate. His dying and its aftermath start up a spiraling circle of treachery that may span 3 many years and entwine many lives.

From the specific men's golf equipment and brothels that cater to each darkish hope of London's higher classification to the impressive ballrooms and mahogany-paneled suites of the manipulators of the world's wealth, one kinfolk is splintered through a shared legacy. yet greed, fed by way of the stunning fact of a boy's dying, has to be stopped, or the desires of a kingdom will die.

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"A really good page-turner."--Los Angeles Times

"Political and amorous intrigues, cold-blooded homicide, and fiscal crises . . . out of date entertainment."--San Francisco Chronicle

"Breathlessly plotted . . . relentlessly suspenseful."--The long island Times

"Gripping, complicated plot . . . sexual intrigue . . . attention-grabbing characters . . . You won't have the capacity to positioned down this interesting page-turner."--Lexington Herald-Leader

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I believe the trip will provide us with an opportunity to evaluate several suggestions Mr. Landmark has and to come up with a few of our own. Another team from our West Coast office is being assembled to ultimately take over the handling of this project, but right now they need us to fly out there and smooth things over with Mr. ” Sage nodded. She had heard through the grapevine that Denmark had gotten a nice contract with Landmark Industries, a company known for its upscale industrial parks and shopping malls.

Thanks, Chris, but I need to get prepared for that trip to Anchorage next week. ” Christopher nodded. He knew that John Landmark intended for his exclusive ski resort to be the largest in the world, as well as the most renowned. It would be nestled among miles and miles of snow-covered mountain slopes and scenic wood trails; a project that would take a year to complete, maybe longer if the weather wasn’t cooperative. Landmark had handpicked a firm in Charlotte to handle the resort’s marketing and advertising, and a firm from California to take care of the landscape designs.

Another team from our West Coast office is being assembled to ultimately take over the handling of this project, but right now they need us to fly out there and smooth things over with Mr. ” Sage nodded. She had heard through the grapevine that Denmark had gotten a nice contract with Landmark Industries, a company known for its upscale industrial parks and shopping malls. And if she wasn’t mistaken, she recalled reading in Black Enterprise magazine that the construction company awarded the contract to build the resort was owned by two black men from Detroit.

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