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The Ludwig conspiracy : a historical thriller

Ludwig II, the Fairy-tale King of Bavaria, is today remembered for his beautiful castles?popular tourist destinations that inspired the Disney Castle, but whose origins were much more fantastical than anything Disney could dream up. Also known as the Mad King, Ludwig was deposed in 1886 after being declared insane by doctors who had never met him. He promptly died?mysteriously drowned in waist-deep water?his eccentric castles his only legacy. Master of historical suspense Oliver P?tzsch brings the Mad King back to life in The Ludwig Conspiracy. An encoded diary by one of Ludwig?s confidants falls into the hands of modern-day rare book dealer Steven Lukas, who soon realizes that the diary may bring him more misery than money. Others want the diary as well?and they will kill to get it. Lukas teams up with a beautiful art detective, Sara Lengfeld, to investigate each of Ludwig?s three famous castles for clues to crack the diary?s code as mysterious thugs and Ludwig?s fanatical followers chase them at every step. Just what in the diary could be so explosive? Combining contemporary mystery and a gripping historical saga and centered on an ingenious code that can be cracked only with a combination of modern computers and nineteenth-century texts, The Ludwig Conspiracy is a bold new thriller from the best-selling author of The Hangman?s Daughter series.

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  • "Ludwig II, the Fairy-tale King of Bavaria, is today remembered for his beautiful castles?popular tourist destinations that inspired the Disney Castle, but whose origins were much more fantastical than anything Disney could dream up. Also known as the Mad King, Ludwig was deposed in 1886 after being declared insane by doctors who had never met him. He promptly died?mysteriously drowned in waist-deep water?his eccentric castles his only legacy. Master of historical suspense Oliver P?tzsch brings the Mad King back to life in The Ludwig Conspiracy. An encoded diary by one of Ludwig?s confidants falls into the hands of modern-day rare book dealer Steven Lukas, who soon realizes that the diary may bring him more misery than money. Others want the diary as well?and they will kill to get it. Lukas teams up with a beautiful art detective, Sara Lengfeld, to investigate each of Ludwig?s three famous castles for clues to crack the diary?s code as mysterious thugs and Ludwig?s fanatical followers chase them at every step. Just what in the diary could be so explosive? Combining contemporary mystery and a gripping historical saga and centered on an ingenious code that can be cracked only with a combination of modern computers and nineteenth-century texts, The Ludwig Conspiracy is a bold new thriller from the best-selling author of The Hangman?s Daughter series."@en
  • "When an encoded diary about Ludwig, the fairytale king of Bavaria who was declared insane and died mysteriously soon thereafter, falls into his hands, rare book dealer Steven Lukas is forced to go on the run as he becomes the target of Ludwig's deranged modern-day followers."@en
  • "When an encoded diary about Ludwig, the fairytale king of Bavaria who was declared insane and died mysteriously soon thereafter, falls into his hands, rare book dealer Steven Lukas is forced to go on the run as he becomes the target of Ludwig's deranged modern-day followers."

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  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Historical fiction"
  • "Suspense fiction"
  • "Mystery fiction"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"

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  • "The Ludwig conspiracy : a historical thriller"@en
  • "Ludwig conspiracy : a historical thriller"@en
  • "The Ludwig Conspiracy : a historical thriller"
  • "The Ludwig Conspiracy"@en
  • "The Ludwig Conspiracy a historical thriller"