The Missing Piece (Hardcover)

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"Kirkus Reviews" named "Midnight, " Kevin Egan's first diabolically twisty legal thriller, a "Best Book of 2013." Now Egan returns to the bench with "The" "Missing Piece, "an all-new tale of courtroom intrigue, legal maneuvers, deception, desperation and cold-blooded murder.

The Salvus Treasure is a fabulous hoard of ancient Roman silver, worth a total of seventy million dollars. Uncovered decades ago under disputed circumstances, the treasure has been claimed by various parties, some of whom will stop at nothing to secure full ownership of its riches. People have died and killed to possess all fourteen pieces of silver.

The legal battle over who truly owns the treasure finally leads to the New York County Courthouse in Lower Manhattan. But as teams of high-priced lawyers wrangle over provenance and witnesses, a shocking act disrupts the trial and a crucial piece of evidence goes missing.

The missing piece is a silver urn worth at least five million dollars. Now the race is on to discover what became of the urn before the Salvus Treasure claims more lives.

About the Author


KEVIN EGAN is the acclaimed author of Midnight, as well as various other novels and short stories. He has spent his entire legal career working in the New York State court system, including lengthy stints as law clerk to two state supreme court justices. He graduated with a BA in English from Cornell University and teaches legal writing at Berkeley College in Manhattan.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780765377609
ISBN-10: 0765377608
Publisher: Forge
Publication Date: April 14th, 2015
Pages: 352
Language: English