By Scott G. Mariani
'Fans of Dan Brown will love this exciting adventure'. nearer journal 'The [Alchemist's mystery] establishes Scott Mariani as an writer to watch.' M.J. Rose, foreign bestselling writer of The Reincarnationist 'Mariani does a very good task of balancing the ancient stuff with the elemental plot to maintain the pages turning.' Oxford Mail 'Scott Mariani brings all of it to the desk during this fast moving mystery that rockets off the 1st web page and not slows down. The Alchemist's secret's filled with darkish intrigue, possibility round each nook, bullets flying, sexual stress, and an never-ending attack of nasty villains bent on preventing ex-SAS Ben wish from discovering the key to an historic manuscript. It's every thing a mystery can be and more.' Joe Moore, foreign bestselling co-author of THE GRAIL CONSPIRACY
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Usberti smiled. ‘Suppressed Nazi records inform that celebration participants witnessed the making of alchemical gold at corporation 164’s plant outdoors Berlin in 1928. The manufacturing unit used to be destroyed in international warfare , lower than the pretext of blowing up business amenities. How a lot gold they have been in a position to produce in the course of these years, not anyone is aware evidently. yet i feel it used to be a truly massive volume certainly. ’ ‘You’re suggesting that the Nazis have been funded via alchemical gold. ’ ‘No, Mr wish, i'm declaring it as truth. ’ He laid his hand at the gold bar. ‘The hundreds of thousands of those recovered through the Allies on the finish of the war–and there are numerous extra but to be found–did now not come from the gold fillings and melted-down trinkets taken from Jews within the focus camps, because the background books let us know. Even six million Jewish prisoners couldn't in all probability have only if a lot gold. the full tale was once fabricated via Allied governments to hide the truth that Hitler was once particularly generating alchemical gold. They feared that if the reality have been to be published, it is going to threaten to destabilize the whole worldwide economic climate. ’ Ben laughed. ‘I’ve heard a few wild conspiracy theories in my time, yet this one’s bought to be the simplest. ’ ‘Laugh all you're keen on, Mr desire. it's going to no longer be lengthy ahead of we will be able to create alchemical gold. limitless wealth. reflect on it. ’ ‘You don’t appear in need of cash because it is. Your operation needs to price you a packet. ’ ‘You will be stunned at a few of our investors,’ Usberti spoke back. ‘They come from all denominations, around the world. They contain numerous of the world’s strongest company gamers. yet my plans require loads of investment. ’ ‘Just like Hitler’s plans? ’ Usberti shrugged. ‘Hitler had his grand layout, i've got mine. ’ there has been silence for a minute as Ben meditated the enormity of what Usberti was once telling him. ‘So now you already know why i would like the Fulcanelli manuscript,’ the archbishop went on, jogging up and down via the darkish window. ‘Thanks to the destruction of the Nazi gold plant, we're missing definite info we have to whole the method. i feel that the manuscript holds the major. And this used to be now not the one mystery of alchemy that Fulcanelli possessed. ’ He paused, taking a look tough at Ben, then persevered. ‘But whilst the previous idiot came across that the key of gold-making had fallen into the arms of Hess and his colleagues, he panicked. He disappeared. And took with him the second one nice mystery, which he by no means handed directly to his pupil Daquin and which i think is to be published inside of his manuscript. ’ ‘Go on. ’ ‘You see, Mr wish, the 2 issues I such a lot have to building up Gladius Domini are wealth, and time. i'm fifty-nine years previous. i cannot stay for ever. i don't desire to see all my labor move into the palms of a successor who may well damage every thing. i need to stick up to speed for a minimum of one other fifty years, or perhaps longer, to work out my objectives entire. ’ Ben held out his glass as Usberti poured one other brandy. ‘And so you’re searching for the elixir of existence? ’ Usberti nodded.