The Lazarus Vault by Tom Harper

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Deep in the heart of London, the Monsalvat Bank is small, secretive and fabulously wealthy. When Ellie Stanton, an impoverished graduate student, is unexpectedly invited to join the firm, the privileged world they offer looks too good to turn down.

But the bank is more than it seems. Soon Ellie realises that her life belongs to her employers - and they're watching her every move. For buried in their medieval vaults lies a closely-guarded treasure of immeasurable power - one inextricably bound up with Ellie's own history.

Now Ellie is in a race against time, hunted by the bank and pursued by her past. Her only hope of escape is to unearth the secret hidden in the vault. But getting in is only the beginning...


About Tom Harper

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Tom Harper won the Crime Writers Association debut award in 2001 for The Blighted Cliffs. He is also the author of Knights of the Cross, The Lazarus Vault, The Lost Temple, The Mosaic of Shadows, and Siege of Heaven
Published July 16, 2010 by Cornerstone Digital. 482 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, History, Crime. Fiction

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When Ellie Stanton, a British medieval history grad student, shows up for a job interview with Vivian Blanchard, the director of London’s Monsalvat Bank, Blanchard offers her a lucrative position on the spot, despite her lack of any relevant background.

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Historical Novel Society

A parallel story line bounces us back to the 12th century to follow the revenge quest of a second son who will eventually take on the name of Chrétien de Troyes and become that written origin of all Grail stories.

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Bundaberg Regional Libraries

It’s great to see an author delving into the mysteries of the Grail cycle as part of their plot, and Tom Harper does a wonderful job of imparting information while entertaining the reader.

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The Times

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