The Coin by John H. Manhold is an Indie National Excellence award-winning mystery and suspense novel. Reviewers are enthusiastic and write “…unfolds like a well-constructed Chinese Puzzle revealing depths of research and insight into ancient history and our 9/11 world… and call The Coin …”a fast-paced adventure….”! www.JohnHManhold.com
The story is centered on an exciting thrill ride of a search for a 3000-year-old coin through France, Andora, Spain, Morocco and Mexico. The riveting action-packed quest includes a series of murders, international thefts, and even a suspicious military Al-Qaida-style operation. The cast of characters include a mysterious Arab, a beautiful Russian temptress, a rabidly anti-Muslim acolyte, an inner circle of Mafia, a select group of CIA operatives, and finally the U. S. Attorney-General!
The Coin is a thrilling novel for our time and a ‘must read’ for anyone who loves murder, mystery, and international adventure.
As one reviewer says, “I gave it an A on my proverbial scale. I would recommend it to all that enjoy a James Bond thriller which is a little more like the real world.”