The Portuguese Fragment by Owen Sela
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Overview: An international intrigue from Tangier to Ceylon and beyond…
Former mercenary and Department spy, Nick Maasten, has a new assignment: retrieve a valuable vase from Stavros Dirkian, a notorious art dealer and smuggler based in Morocco.
But when Maasten, accompanied by ex-lawyer and art forger, Elmer Robey, break into Dirkian’s home to get the vase, their plan goes awry.
And Dirkian ends up dead.
Now wanted for murder, Maasten is determined to find Dirkian’s killer – a search that will eventually lead both he and Robey to Ceylon.
While in Ceylon, Maasten and Robey become involved in a search for oriental bronzes which, if found, could make them a fortune. And when an ancient manuscript falls into their hands, their discovery will take them on a hunt for an ancient temple under the sea…