Adirondack Treasure: The Bonaparte Legacy
by Matthew J. Glavin
Adirondack Treasure – The Bonaparte Legacy is more than a thrilling historical novel. It’s a compelling page turner. You won’t be able to put it down because you need to know the truth.
Joseph Benton has a 200 year old bible handed down from his famous ancestor Joseph Bonaparte, the former King of Spain and older brother to Napoleon. Inside the bible is a cipher that family legend says leads to a magnificent treasure stolen from the Spanish Royal Treasury when King Joseph fled Spain.
This exciting treasure hunt blends historical facts with a terrific story and complex characters creating tension pitting environmentalist vs. developer and friend vs. friend.
The search involves riddles and ciphers and leads to murder, romance and intrigue that will keep you up at night wondering yourself . . . could the legend be true?
The former King owned 150,000 acres surrounding what today is known as Lake Bonaparte, in upstate New York. The story takes the reader from Lake Bonaparte to Cranberry Lake, Tupper Lake, Saranac Lake and Lake Placid.
The author, Matthew J. Glavin, is retired and lives in Cranberry Lake, New York.