Spotlight: The Eight by Katherine Neville

Empire building was not Charlemagne’s only legacy. Within his chess set is a terrible power, a devastating power, a power no one should have. To protect the world, nuns assigned to keep the set hidden away dig up Charlemagne’s bejeweled, mystical chess set and hide its pieces across the globe so that no one could ever use its powers for ill.

Now, someone is trying to unleash the terrible power held within that ancient chess set—and only three women, from two different eras, can stop them. In the 20th century, a young computer expert named Catherine Velis has been pulled into this power struggle that spans more than two centuries, leading her on a quest that will risk her life against diabolical forces more powerful than she could have ever imagined.

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About the Author

Katherine Neville’s immensely popular historical quest novels The Eight, A Calculated Risk and The Magic Circle are available as eBooks for the first time from Open Road Media. A #1 international bestseller in 40 languages, The Eight made edge-of-your-seat historical thrillers popular long before Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code. The Washington Post declared The Eight "a feminist answer to Raiders of the Lost Ark" and has captivated readers since its publication in 1988.

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