Dan Brown

Dan Brown is an American author best known for his thriller novels, including the Robert Langdon series which includes 'The Da Vinci Code', 'Angels & Demons', and 'Inferno'. His books are known for their intricate plots, historical themes, and cryptographic elements.


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  1. 1. The Da Vinci Code

    This thriller novel follows symbologist Robert Langdon and cryptographer Sophie Neveu as they investigate a murder in the Louvre Museum in Paris. The murder leads them to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Leonardo da Vinci, revealing a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years. The mystery involves a conspiracy within the Catholic Church and threatens to overturn the foundations of Christianity.

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  2. 2. Angels & Demons

    In this fast-paced thriller, a renowned symbologist is called to the Swiss research facility CERN to investigate a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. His investigation leads him to the Vatican City, where he uncovers the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati. As a conclave is underway to elect a new Pope, the symbologist and a gifted Italian scientist race against time to prevent a powerful time bomb from destroying the Vatican. They embark on a frantic hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, and deserted cathedrals, following a 400-year-old trail of ancient symbols that snake across Rome to the long-forgotten Illuminati lair.

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  3. 3. The Lost Symbol

    In this thriller, the protagonist, a Harvard symbologist, is summoned to Washington D.C. to decipher a complex code linked to the Freemasons. His mentor's kidnapping propels him on a frantic chase through the hidden chambers, temples, and tunnels of the U.S. Capitol. Alongside a cryptologist, he unravels clues that must be solved to prevent a national catastrophe. The narrative weaves together secret societies, ancient wisdom, and a controversial scientific theory, culminating in a revelation that challenges the protagonist's understanding of the world.

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  4. 4. Deception Point

    In this thrilling novel, a NASA satellite discovers a rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, prompting a fervent media frenzy about the agency's striking find. The discovery seems to offer much-needed validation for the embattled space agency and its political supporters, promising to impact the upcoming presidential election significantly. However, when intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton and academic Michael Tolland are sent to verify the authenticity of the find, they uncover evidence of scientific fraud that threatens to plunge them into a web of danger and conspiracy. As they race against time to expose the truth, they find themselves fighting for their lives against an unseen enemy with lethal intentions. The narrative masterfully combines elements of science, politics, and suspense, making it a gripping read from start to finish.

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