"It was the moment of disaster, when silence gives the boundary between peace and violence."
Alexandra Dolnikov is a twenty-year-old chemistry major at a Chicago university who might, if she works hard, graduate by 1974. She struggles to get along at home and thinks she has figured out how to manage work, school and a tiny apartment, all on her own, until her parish priest asks a favor. She cannot refuse, though she doubts that the missing icon he is looking for could actually be miraculous and is sure her intervention will fail.
While fulfilling her promise to the priest, she meets a captivating
man who draws her ever deeper into a world of secrets she did not
know existed. That it is also a world of violence and treachery
becomes ever more clear to her as she learns the costs of her
her search for what may or may not be a miraculous icon, Alex
becomes the bait in a plan to stop a deadly terrorist attack. Her
life depends now on Charlemagne, the premier freelance specialist
team used by western governments for black operations conducted
without fingerprints, and they are every bit as dangerous as their
Trinity Icon is the first book in the series titled The Charlemagne Files, which chronicles the lives of the members of a team of deadly Cold War intelligence operatives over a span of three decades.
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