The Simeon Chamber by Steve Martini
For up and coming lawyer Sam Bogardus another day means mother case. But when he agrees to see Jennifer Davies little does he realise that his attractive new clients is to put his life at risk. Jennifer is tracing her father - her only clue being four sheets of parchment belonging to the journal of Sir Francis Drake. These papershold the key to her father`s indentity and a multitude of unsolved mysteries... Full of scepticism, Sam agrees to show the papers to his trusted friend, university profefessor Nick Jorgenses. Astoundingly, Nick verifies the paper`s authenticity. But already too many people know of the journal`s existence... and when his law - partner, Susan Paterson, is found stabbed to death, Sam embarks on a relentless pursuit of the truth, encountering danger and deceit in the form of a ruthless killer who seems determined to prevent Sam from achieving his goal, Eventually Sam is lured into The Simeon Chamber, to discover one of the best-kept secrets time has ever known.