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Authors Éric Giacometti
and Jacques Ravenne

on  Tour

March 10-29, 2015



Shadow Ritual


 Release date: March 25, 2015
at Le French Book

270  pages

ISBN: 978-1939474308

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Ritual murders. Ancient enemies. A powerful secret. Two slayings—one in Rome and one in Jerusalem—rekindle an ancient rivalry between modern-day secret societies for knowledge lost at the fall of the Third Reich. Detective Antoine Marcas unwillingly teams up with the strong-willed Jade Zewinski to chase Neo-Nazi assassins across Europe. They must unravel an arcane Freemason mystery, sparked by information from newly revealed KGB files. This electrifying thriller about the rise of extremism is the start of a bestselling series that has sold two million copies worldwide.



“Phenomenal. I highly recommend this novel!”
Douglas Preston, #1 bestselling coauthor of the famed Pendergast series of novel


First in a nine-book series

250,000 copies of Shadow Ritual sold

The series has sold 2 million copies

Translated into seventeen languages.


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Jacques Ravenne is a literary scholar
who has also written a biography of the Marquis de Sade
and edited his letters.
He loves to explore the hidden side of major historical events.


Eric Giacometti was an investigative reporter
for a major French newspaper.
He has covered a number of high-profile scandals
and has done exhaustive research in the area of freemasonry.


Anne Trager loves France so much she has lived there for 27 years and just can’t seem to leave. What keeps her there is a uniquely French mix of pleasure seeking and creativity. Well, that and the wine. In 2011, she woke up one morning and said, “I just can’t stand it anymore. There are way too many good books being written in France not reaching a broader audience.” That’s when she founded Le French Book to translate some of those books into English. The company’s motto is “If we love it, we translate it,” and Anne loves crime fiction, mysteries and detective novels.
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Seize The Moment

Shadow Ritual puts Giacometti and Ravenne into the top tier of writers that effectively pair entertainment and meaning into their work. The times call for more writing like this, and I look forward to reading more of this author team’s work.

The Discerning Reader

 A story offering suspense, mystery, thrills and a little romance, the myriad of twists and turns pull it all together for an educational roller coaster, quite a cerebral ride. An adventure in reading with flawless translation.

It’s a Mad Mad World

This is my kind of book. A fast-paced adventure with secrets and mysteries and of course an evil old sect. I enjoyed reading this book very much. It was especially nice to have the main characters non-Americans.

Libri Amori Miei

This thriller engages you from the first page, it’s really hard to put it down: it’s full of action, twists and unsolved mysteries, three spectacular places such as Rome, Jerusalem and Berlin where everything takes place.
It’s must-read for those who love thrillers.

With Her Nose Stuck in a Book

If you’re looking for a fast paced intriguing mystery–this is the book for you.
I enjoyed this and I hope that you’ll give it a try.

Book Nerd

“Shadow Ritual” by Giacometti and Ravenne was an intense, mystery-packed adventure.

Svetlana’s Reads and Views

I enjoyed learning about the secret societies such as Freemasons and Thule.

Griperang’s Bookmarks

I found myself wanting see what was going to happen next. All in all a good book to keep you engrossed the entire time you are reading it.

 Bay State Reader’s Advisory

There is a lot of information about Freemasonry in Shadow Ritual, so if the international society of Freemasons strikes you as mysterious or if the idea of an evil, global conspiracy dating from before the Nazis intrigues you, then Shadow Ritual might appeal to you.