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Christian Jacq

Egypt, the last hope

“You who are living on the Earth, approach my eternal resting place. I will guide you on the path of life.” Inscription on the tomb of Petosiris 324 B.C. Ancient Egypt is a mere ...

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Christian Jacq

The investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 36 : Carbon Footprint

For daring to commit the mortal sin of defending carbon and carbon dioxide, Professor Gregory Cloud is murdered at home by a hooded killer. The investigation is assigned to Higgins who finds ...

The investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 36 : Carbon Footprint

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 35 : Crime Niçois

A terrifying discovery is made in the beautiful town of Nice, where a world criminology conference is taking place: the body of a wealthy Englishman is found dead in an alley of the old town. The ...

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Volume 35 : Crime Niçois

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Christian Jacq

Horemheb, the return of light

The extraordinary destiny of a scribe who became Pharaoh Horemheb contemplated the Great Royal Wife, haloed by the golden light of the setting sun. An almost unreal beauty. – Come on, she ...

Horemheb, the return of light

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Christian Jacq

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THE INVESTIGATIONS OF THE INSPECTOR HIGGINS

Volume 32 : Jack the Ripper: the return

The nightmare, the worst nightmare, starts again. In Whitechapel, a London neighborhood that remains haunted by its elusive shadow, Jack the Ripper is back. A serial murderer kills ladies of the ...

THE INVESTIGATIONS OF THE INSPECTOR HIGGINS

Volume 32 : Jack the Ripper: the return

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Christian Jacq

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Tutankhamun, the ultimate secret

IN SEARCH OF THE ULTIMATE SECRET OF TOUTÄNKHAMON, The Golden Masked Pharaoh In this new edition, Christian Jacq presents and comments on the fascinating photos of Tutankhamun’s treasure. ...

Tutankhamun, the ultimate secret

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Christian Jacq

These Women Who Created Egypt

AN ODE TO ANCIENT EGYPT AND TO WOMEN In These Women Who Created Egypt Christian Jacq shows us the fundamental role that women, famous or not, played throughout the history of Pharaonic Egypt. ...

These Women Who Created Egypt

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Christian Jacq

Pharaon

“My name is Thutmosis, and I have built a world. A world with borders threatened by darkness and barbarism. A world that could have disappeared under the weight of greed, lies and ...

Pharaon

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 30 : Enigma XXL

XXL. The acronym for large sizes, three Roman numerals … but also a code to decipher and the mark of a murderer striking in Edinburgh, capital of Scotland. It all starts with a poisoning at ...

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Volume 30 : Enigma XXL

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 29 : Save the Queen!

Near Higgin’s manor, a car accident. The driver, a former terrorist, didn’t die accidentally. Victim of a delayed-action poison, he was on his way to meet the former chief-inspector and notify ...

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 29 : Save the Queen!

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Christian Jacq

Couverture de Les enquêtes de l'inspecteur Higgins, tome 28 Comédien, assassin ? de Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 28 : Actor or murderer?

A young and pretty actress achieves something extraordinary: she forces the door of Higgins’ country estate. She begs him to investigate the strange death of Sir Charles, a famous and wealthy ...

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 28 : Actor or murderer?

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 27 : Crime On Lake Geneva

The Island of Peliz is the only island in Lake Geneva. On this piece of land, almost entirely covered by a hundred-year-old plane tree, the corpse of an English billionaire and former secret ...

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Volume 27 : Crime On Lake Geneva

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 25 : Cleopatra's Needle

On a foggy night in October a drunken bum stumbles upon two cadavers at the foot of Cleopatra’s Needle. Could the Egyptian obelisk that was transported to London in 1877 be the cause of these ...

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Volume 25 : Cleopatra's Needle

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Christian Jacq

Couverture du tome 26 des Enquêtes de l'inspecteur Higgins, Brexit oblige

The Investivations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 26 : Blame On Brexit

Walt Selfridge, a high-ranking English official fiercely opposed to Brexit, has been assassinated. The official reason: a crime of passion. However, when Higgins meets the alleged culprit in ...

The Investivations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 26 : Blame On Brexit

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Christian Jacq

Champollion The Egyptian

The incredible adventure of the French scholar who deciphered the hieroglyphs From July 1828 to December 1829, Jean-François Champollion made his dream come true and finally travelled the land of ...

Champollion The Egyptian

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 24 : The Demon of Kensington

While a storm has plunged London into torment and the clocks strike midnight, a corpse is burning atop a church in Kensington. And not just any church, but that of the Copts, the Christians of ...

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Volume 24 : The Demon of Kensington

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 23 : School of Crime

Somewhere in England, the headmaster of a rather peculiar school decides to retire and appoints his successor. But his choice is disputed and the debate quite bloody… The police then ...

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 23 : School of Crime

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Christian Jacq

Sphinx

THEY ARE NINE. Nine representatives of a mysterious brotherhood, Sphinx. Nine keepers of the secret of life, spread out around the world. Nine sentenced to death by the new masters of technology ...

Sphinx

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 22 : Tutankhamun's Curse

Outraged by the nonsense disseminated about the mummy of Tutankhamun, the top scientist Jennifer Stowe decides to travel to Egypt with a group of specialists. But the trip never happens. She is ...

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 22 : Tutankhamun's Curse

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Christian Jacq

I Built the Great Pyramid

Christian Jacq invites us to share the extraordinary adventure of the construction of the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the last of the Seven Wonders of the World that is still visible, by following ...

I Built the Great Pyramid

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 21 : Assassination among the Druids

On a summer night, on St. John’s Day, the representative of various Druidic branches meet on the famous site of Stonehenge. The Great Druid Glamorgan The Red has summoned them in order to ...

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Volume 21 : Assassination among the Druids

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 20 : Justice is done

For this high-profile London judge, a murderer is a man like all the others: whatever the atrocity of their crimes, they should be rehabilitated into society. Unfortunately for that magistrate, ...

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 20 : Justice is done

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Christian Jacq

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 11 : The Secret of The Mac Gordon

The Investigations of Inspector Higgins

Volume 11 : The Secret of The Mac Gordon

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Christian Jacq

Setna

Volume 4 : The Duel of The Mages

The ultimate confrontation of Prince Setna and the black mage Prince Setna is about to find his betrothed Sekhet, who is hiding in Memphis from assassins. But the black mage, Kekou, manages to ...

Setna

Volume 4 : The Duel of The Mages

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Christian Jacq

Setna

Volume 3 : The Soul Thief

Danger in the Court of Ramses II Prince Setna has just escaped from the river where the Gods had thrown him for having stolen the Forbidden Book. While all believe he is dead, Setna makes his way ...

Setna

Volume 3 : The Soul Thief

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Christian Jacq

Setna

Volume 2 : The Forbidden Book

An intricate web in the court of Ramses II. Will love be strong enough to foil the evil plot ? Prince Setna, the youngest of Ramses’ sons, must go to the capital to interrogate his father about ...

Setna

Volume 2 : The Forbidden Book

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Christian Jacq

Setna

Volume 1 : The Cursed Tomb

Hidden in its cursed tomb, Osiris’ vase, the most precious of treasures that holds the secret of life and death, is deemed inaccessible. A black mage has nonetheless stolen it and plans to use it ...

Setna

Volume 1 : The Cursed Tomb

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Christian Jacq

Nefertiti, the Shadow of the Sun

Nefertiti is the most famous of the Egyptian queens and the fabulous portrait giving her eternal beauty is known the world over. But what do we really know about this woman, born into lower ...

Nefertiti, the Shadow of the Sun

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Christian Jacq

Cleopatra’s Last Dream

For the first time, the legendary love story and power struggle between Cleopatra and Caesar as told by Christian Jacq. Queen at age 18, Cleopatra dreamed of reforming her country, only to be ...

Cleopatra’s Last Dream

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Christian Jacq

The Rise of Egypt

Volume 3 : Eye of Falcon

With the help of valiant Scorpion, and the magic of Priestess Neit, Narmer has achieved peace between the Two Lands, where slowly, serenity is restored to the everyday lives of its citizens. ...

The Rise of Egypt

Volume 3 : Eye of Falcon

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Christian Jacq

The Rise of Egypt

Volume 2 : Scorpio's fire

In this stunning new series, Christian Jacq reveals the mystery behind the First Dynasty: how the Two Kingdoms, plunged into chaos, became the Egypt of the pharaohs, land of a timeless ...

The Rise of Egypt

Volume 2 : Scorpio's fire

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Christian Jacq

The Rise of Egypt

Volume 1 : War of the Clans

Christian Jacq reveals the mystery of the Zero Dynasty: how a country of two lands, plunged into chaos, gave rise to the Egypt of the pharaohs, birthplace of an ageless civilisation… 3500 ...

The Rise of Egypt

Volume 1 : War of the Clans

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Christian Jacq

Imhotep, the Inventor of Eternity

Pharaoh is dead, Egypt is weakened. Djeser, a fierce prince, has decided to found a new dynasty, but will he be elected by the Grand Council, and will the gods choose him? In these troubled ...

Imhotep, the Inventor of Eternity

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Christian Jacq

The Judgement of the Mummy

When the vibrant London of the 19th century discovers through crime the civilisation of the pharaohs… London, 1821. An extraordinary event has attracted the attention of London’s aristocratic ...

The Judgement of the Mummy

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Christian Jacq

Tutankhamun

In Search of the Ultimate Secret of Tutankhamun, The Famous Golden Masked Pharaoh Cairo, 1951. King Farouk, a cruel and corrupt tyrant, reigns over Egypt. The last descendant of the great priests ...

Tutankhamun

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Christian Jacq

The Vengeance of the Gods

Volume 2 : The Divine Worshipper

Egypt, 518 BC, the reign of Amasis, next to last pharaoh of the XXVI dynasty. Kel, a young scribe recently hired by the prestigious guild of interpreters, thinks his future is secure. But ...

The Vengeance of the Gods

Volume 2 : The Divine Worshipper

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Christian Jacq

The Vengeance of the Gods

Volume 1 : The Man Hunt

Egypt, 518 BC, the reign of Amasis, next to last pharaoh of the XXVI dynasty. Kel, a young scribe recently hired by the prestigious guild of interpreters, thinks his future is secure. But ...

The Vengeance of the Gods

Volume 1 : The Man Hunt

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Christian Jacq

Mozart

Volume 3 : The Brother of Fire

“I swear to God, your son is the greatest composer ever…” (Joseph Haydn speaking to Mozart’s father). Mozart, still supported by his faithful Thamos, is happy to throw himself into Masonic rites ...

Mozart

Volume 3 : The Brother of Fire

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Christian Jacq

Mozart

Volume 4 : The Beloved of Isis

While sick and crippled with debts, Mozart still composes, because his life depends on his work. So will he accept, with sort of a premonitory and heartrending surge, the mysterious order for a ...

Mozart

Volume 4 : The Beloved of Isis

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Christian Jacq

Mozart

Volume 2 : The Son of Light

First a symphony and then a serenade… Mozart keeps on composing, as if his own existence was dependent on it. But his employer, the Prince and Archbishop of Salzburg doesn’t like this exhibited ...

Mozart

Volume 2 : The Son of Light

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Christian Jacq

Mozart

Volume 1 : The Great Wizard

For the 250th birthday of the composer, Mozart Christian Jacq discloses the secret bounds which linked together Mozart, Freemasonry and Ancient Egypt Mozart had been initiated into the Mysteries ...

Mozart

Volume 1 : The Great Wizard

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Christian Jacq

Life is sweet under the Shade of the Palm Trees

« The origin of all these short stories, Egypt invites us to a journey through time and space, which will lead us from a mysterious oasis to the secret chambers of the Great Pyramid. » Christian ...

Life is sweet under the Shade of the Palm Trees

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Christian Jacq

The Mysteries of Osiris

Volume 4 : The Great Secret

The great secret of resurrection finally disclosed. The Annunciator, unrecognizable and dressed up as a priest, is now hiding in the heart of Abydos. He plans to murder the young Iker in order to ...

The Mysteries of Osiris

Volume 4 : The Great Secret

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Christian Jacq

The Mysteries of Osiris

Volume 3 : The Path of Fire

The secret of resurrection and eternal life… Iker, the young scribe, has finally understood that, by hounding Pharaoh Sesostris through hatred, he had taken the wrong target, for the enemy is ...

The Mysteries of Osiris

Volume 3 : The Path of Fire

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Christian Jacq

The Mysteries of Osiris

Volume 2 : The Conspiracy of Evil

Evil keeps on setting against Eternal Egypt… Despite the will of Pharaoh Sesostris who had a temple and a whole city built, despite the efforts of the generals who are looking — in vain — for the ...

The Mysteries of Osiris

Volume 2 : The Conspiracy of Evil

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Christian Jacq

The Mysteries of Osiris

Volume 1 : The Tree of Life

The secret of resurrection and eternal life… For it is not a tree like any other: it has grown out of the tomb of the first king of Egypt, the God Osiris assassinated by his brother, to ...

The Mysteries of Osiris

Volume 1 : The Tree of Life

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Christian Jacq

Queen Liberty

Volume 3 : The Flaming Sword

At the end of the Middle Empire, an army of barbarians managed to invade Egypt. Youg princess Ahotep decides to head up the Egyptian Resistance.

Queen Liberty

Volume 3 : The Flaming Sword

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Christian Jacq

Queen Liberty

Volume 2 : The War of Crowns

At the end of the Middle Empire, an army of barbarians managed to invade Egypt. Youg princess Ahotep decides to head up the Egyptian Resistance.

Queen Liberty

Volume 2 : The War of Crowns

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Christian Jacq

Queen Liberty

Volume 1 : The Empire of Darkness

When a young rebel girl says no to the occupation and the barbarians… In the XVIIIth century before Christ, at the end of the Middle Empire, an army of barbarians comes from Asia on chariots ...

Queen Liberty

Volume 1 : The Empire of Darkness

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Christian Jacq

The Stone of Light

Volume 4 : The Place of Truth

The Place of Truth is in mourning… The undisputed master of this small secret village, Nefer the Silent, has been savagely murdered and no one knows the culprit. His wife Claire is shattered by ...

The Stone of Light

Volume 4 : The Place of Truth

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Christian Jacq

The Stone of Light

Volume 3 : Paneb the Ardent

Let us recall… A mysterious village situated in the middle of the desert on the western bank of the Thebes, home to a small group of artists entrusted with the task of excavating and ...

The Stone of Light

Volume 3 : Paneb the Ardent

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Christian Jacq

The Stone of Light

Volume 2 : The Wise Woman

Since the death of their protector Ramesses the Great, the craftsmen of Place of Truth are worried. Who knows if the new Pharaoh Merenptah wants to continue the work of his father and also ...

The Stone of Light

Volume 2 : The Wise Woman

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Christian Jacq

The Stone of Light

Volume 1 : Nefer the Silent

In a forbidden city in High Egypt lives a brotherhood of craftsmen in charge of digging and decorating the tombs of the valley of Kings in order to perpetuate their eternal life… This ...

The Stone of Light

Volume 1 : Nefer the Silent

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