Hearing that his old friend Cassiopeia Vitt is in trouble, Malone follows the few clues he has and realises that they are in the middle of something huge, involving Russian and US oil interests and a centuries-old secret. After stumbling across two dead bodies and into the crosshairs of his former boss, Malone finds himself in a race to unravel the mystery of an emperor's tomb, a sinister society, and a deadly battle between two ruthless men for supremacy in China - and the world.
Steve Berry is the New York Times bestselling author of eight previous action and conspiracy thrillers. Steve and his wife Elizabeth have started a charitable organization, History Matters, dedicated to aiding the preservation of our heritage. Steve is currently at work on his next novel.