The Dakota Cipher (Paperback)

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Description


Ethan Gage wants to enjoy the fruits of victory after helping Napoleon win the Battle of Marengo, but an ill-advised tryst with Bonaparte's married sister has made that impossible. So now, with President Thomas Jefferson's blessings, Ethan and a mystic Norwegian, Magnus Bloodhammer, embark upon an expedition into America's western wildernessdodging hostile Indians and a British seductress as they search for the mythical hammer of the Norse god Thor. The prize, which was allegedly carried to North America more than a century before Columbus arrived, leads them across a landscape no white man has yet traversed. Here Gage's skills will be tested as never beforeas he braves frontier peril en route to the most incredible discovery of all time.

About the Author


William Dietrich is the author of fourteen novels, including six previous Ethan Gage titles--Napoleon's Pyramids, The Rosetta Key, The Dakota Cipher, The Barbary Pirates, The Emerald Storm, and The Barbed Crown. Dietrich is also a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, historian, and naturalist. A winner of the PNBA Award for Nonfiction, he lives in Washington State.

Praise For…


“Superb. . . . Dietrich combines a likable hero surrounded by a cast of fascinating historical characters. . . . Readers will cheer.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062191434
ISBN-10: 0062191438
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: April 2012
Pages: 448
Language: English