The History of Things to Come

    • 4.4 • 21 Ratings

Publisher Description

The mind of a genius can hold the darkest of secrets.

A Bosnian gangster is gunned down in a packed London restaurant. In his possession is a notebook once belonging to Isaac Newton. This is just the latest in a series of shocking crimes connected to objects once belonging to the famous scientist. The police are stumped and the pressure for an arrest is mounting.

Enter Vincent Blake, London's leading stolen-art investigator. As Blake sets out to solve the case, a series of devastating events threaten to destroy everything he holds dear. Broken but undeterred, he comes upon a shocking discovery: within the coded pages of a mysterious crimson book, annotated in Newton's own handwriting, is an explosive revelation. Possessing this secret knowledge turns Blake into a marked man.

Caught in the crosshairs of two sadistic hitmen, Blake is propelled into a breathtaking race through London and its dark historical secrets.

With time running out, will Blake solve Newton's deadly puzzle before the world is plunged into a catastrophe of biblical proportions?

'Taut, razor-sharp, and clever crime fiction.'

'An endlessly twisting, multi-layered supernatural thriller.'

The History of Things to come is the first book in the Dark Horizon trilogy by thriller writer Duncan Simpson.

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 If you love multi-layered crime thrillers, then buy THE HISTORY OF THINGS TO COME now.

(Words 85k)

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
RELEASED
2015
13 July
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
347
Pages
PUBLISHER
Whitefort Publishing
SIZE
923.9
KB

Customer Reviews

Tingtongtoo ,

Gripping, educational London thriller

A real page turner with strong characters and a gripping storyline.

Loved this - amazed it was given away free by the brilliant author but glad as I'm now a fan of his work!

Prolific book junkie ,

The history of things to come

Absolutely sensational!!! Have already read them both once and I'm now on my second round! 🤓 minimal grammar/ spelling errors - but maybe I was to enthralled to notice. Real page turner. Can't wait for the final part in the trilogy...

housefacist ,

Exceptional

Great plot, great characters, great read.

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