Iron Dogs and Caesar's Ruby

      Dave R. Mortensen
Iron Dogs and Caesar's Ruby

Do you like Dirk Pitt's adventures? Then you'll like Michael Kirkland as he takes on a new client with a secret to hide, one that threatens to expose decades of deception – brought on by one of Joseph Stalin’s most cunning ploys in the early days of the Great Patriotic War. An unimaginable fortune in Romanov treasure could be at stake, and Kirkland and his client aren’t the only ones in the hunt!It’s 1997, and the recent death of an American executive in Texas triggers the unraveling of a decades-old mystery – the disappearance of a fortune in Romanov-era jewelry that vanished from the Soviet Union in the early months of The Great Patriotic War.Only one man with the answers remains alive - and now, after the breakup of the Soviet Union there are those in Russia who are also trying to find him.Michael Kirkland, his newest clients and a beautiful woman quickly become ensnared in a web of international intrigue and danger as they race to find and protect the man, the family’s secret and the fortune in missing treasure.Iron Dogs and Caesar’s Ruby blends historical fact with fiction to introduce a new genre of behind-the-headlines operative, the one many of the world’s wealthiest private art collectors and their insurance carriers routinely call on to do what no one else can.
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