A lost Tibetan artefact, a rediscovered Nazi treasure map and a desperate race against time
In 1937 Hitler sent an expedition to Tibet in search of the lost land of Thule, believed to be home to the legendary race of Aryan supermen.
During the Second World War Heinrich Himmler spent a huge fortune, and sacrificed the lives of hundreds of concentration camp prisoners, to turn Wewelsburg Castle in Germany into a shrine to the SS. At its heart was supposedly an ancient artefact of great power – long since believed lost.
Seventy years later, four guards are killed during the theft of an ancient casket from the St Petersburg museum.
Now . . . Art recovery expert Jamie Saintclair knew his grandfather had served in the Special Air Service in Germany during World War Two, but not the details of what he did. When he finds his grandfather's lost diary he is in for more than one surprise. Sewn in to the endpaper is a strange piece of Nazi symbolism.
This simple discovery will launch him on a breathless chase across Europe and deep into Germany’s dark past. There are some who will kill to find that which is lost, and although he doesn’t know it, Saintclair holds the key to its hiding place.