Cooper Glenn – I custodi della biblioteca
I custodi della biblioteca
In the latest from international bestselling author Glenn Cooper a new Doomsday Killer strikes, and former FBI agent Will Piper is pulled into a web centuries old conspiracy that could reveal the future of humankind.
The End of Days is near…
Isle of Wight, 1775. On a stormy January night, an American traveller makes an astonishing discovery on the site of a long-abandoned monastery. Locals believe the site is cursed, but Benjamin Franklin is too curious about the apocryphal Library of Vectis to turn away…
Florida, 2026. Will Piper, former FBI agent, is retired and living a life of leisure, his days filled with sun and fishing, his thoughts far from the notorious “Doomsday Killer” case that vaulted him into minor celebrity status fifteen years earlier. But according to what that investigation uncovered at a secret government site in Nevada, the world will change irrevocably on February 9, 2027. Is it the End of Days? No one knows what the Horizon, as it’s been called, will bring, and much of the world is suspended between pre-apocalyptic hedonism and despair.
When a new Doomsday Killer emerges-inexplicably targeting only Chinese names–and Will’s teenage son, Phillip, disappears after receiving a mysterious email from the other side of the world, Will is instantly drawn back into the case. The breathless, high-stakes adventure that Will is pulled into spans centuries and continents, and may at last reveal what the Library cannot about the future of humankind…if there is to be a future…