"The Mozart Conspiracy hits thrilling, suspenseful notes . . . it's a rollickingly good way to pass some time in an easy chair. "
– USA Today
"Mariani channels Dan Brown on steroids in this exciting (and violent) historical puzzle thriller…Racing along at breakneck speed and promising more in a series, this action read will excite fans of Brown, James Rollins, and Robert Ludlum. "
"A fast, exciting read in The Da Vinci Code tradition."
– Publishers Weekly
"The Mozart Conspiracy is music to the minds of thriller fans. Now readers on both sides of the Atlantic can enjoy Scott Mariani's gift for international menace with a Continental flair. "
– Thomas Greanias, author of The Promised War
"James Bond meets Jason Bourne Meets The Da Vinci Code, in a tale as driven as a dark Mozart symphony--but Scott Mariani writes with a steely lightness that is all his own. "
– Jennifer Lee Carrell, New York Times bestselling author of Interred With Their Bones
"The Mozart Conspiracy is an action-packed thriller that introduces a fine, new hero, retired British commando Benedict Hope, a former soldier who's tormented by regret. In a wild chase across Europe, Hope uses his violent talents to track down a nefarious cabal that secretly controls the destinies of nations. The novel is fast-paced and fun, and Hope is a hero you can't help but root for. "
– Mark Alpert, author of Final Theory
"Scott Mariani is an author to watch."
– M.J. Rose, international bestselling author of The Reincarnationist.
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WHAT DOES ZOË BRADBURY KNOW? At first, only the parents of the lovely archaeologist are concerned. They just want to get in touch with the unpredictable party girl. In fact, Zoë has been kidnapped by a trained team and is being brutally interrogated. The problem: Zoë doesn’t have the answer. When ex-SAS operative Ben Hope is asked by old friends to find their missing daughter, he tries to stay minimally involved. But when the search erupts into violence, Ben realizes that...
Scott Mariani grew up in St. Andrews, Scotland. He studied Modern Languages at Oxford and went on to work as a translator, a professional musician, a pistol shooting instructor, and a freelance journalist before becoming a full-time writer. After spending several years in Italy and France, Scott discovered his secluded writer’s haven in the wilds of west Wales, an 1830s country house complete with rambling woodland and a secret passage. When he isn’t writing, Scott enjoys jazz, movies, classic motorcycles, and astronomy.