This book is a combination Art Historical Mystery and Spy thriller. Kate Morgan is former C.I.A agent and expert at decoding Elizabethan manuscripts. Kate is working at a private firm for her former C.I.A boss and is hired by a rich London aristocrat to decode a manuscript written by Christopher Marlowe in 1593, the book was stolen and is filled with information that would be harmful to several present day prominent people. Kate races against the clock to decode before another powerful European beats her to it. The book flashes back and forth from 1593 London to the present day. This book would be good read alike for Dan Brown or Steve Berry.