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Mariani, Scott

Works: 83 works in 416 publications in 13 languages and 6,827 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories  Historical fiction  Horror fiction  Biography  History  Science fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6113.A745, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Scott Mariani
The Mozart conspiracy by Scott Mariani( Book )

50 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enlisted by beautiful opera star Leigh Llewell to investigate her brother Oliver's mysterious death, SAS operative Ben Hope finds himself caught up in a centuries-old puzzle. The official line states that Oliver died while investigating Mozart's death, but the facts don't add up
The hope vendetta by Scott Mariani( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former SAS operative Ben Hope reluctantly joins the search for a friend's missing archaeologist daughter on the Greek island of Corfu, where he learns that the missing woman had just made a discovery with links to the Book of Revelation
The alchemist's secret by Scott Mariani( Book )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where there's Hope there's trouble! Ben Hope lives on the edge. A former elite member of the SAS, Ben is tortured by a tragedy from his past and now devotes his life to finding kidnapped children. But when Ben is recruited to locate an ancient manuscript which could save a dying child, he embarks on the deadliest quest of his life. The document is alleged to contain the formula for the elixir of life, discovered by the brilliant alchemist Fulcanelli decades before. But it soon becomes apparent that others are hunting this most precious of treasures - for far more evil ends. When the secrets of alchemy hidden within the pages remain impenetrable, Ben teams up with beautiful American scientist Dr Roberta Ryder to crack the code. It seems that everyone - from the Nazis during WW2 and powerful Catholic organisation Gladius Domini - wants to unearth the secrets of immortality. The trail leads Ben and Roberta from Paris to the ancient Cathar strongholds of the Languedoc, where an astonishing secret has lain hidden for centuries!
The heretic's treasure by Scott Mariani( Book )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-SAS operative Ben Hope is living a peaceful life in rural France -- until a phone call from an old comrade turns his world upside down. Eminent Egyptologist Morgan Paxton has been brutally murdered in Cairo, and Colonel Harry Paxton wants Ben to find his son's killer. His mission leads him to an ancient fortune which has lain hidden for thousands of years, one so powerful that men will kill to protect it
The Armada legacy by Scott Mariani( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and French and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Ben Hope, the battle is only just beginning...When the ship Santa Teresa was sunk during the Spanish Armada's attack on England, it took to a watery grave a cask of documents that held explosive secrets of espionage and treason. Now, more than 400 years later, those documents have been recovered and a major drugs baron from South America wants them at any cost. Ex-SAS officer Ben Hope gets pulled into a hostage recovery situation more vital than any he's worked on before - the woman caught up in the drug baron's theft of those papers is Brooke Marcel, Ben's ex. Taking in Ireland, Spain and the rainforests of Peru, The Armada Legacy is Scott Mariani's biggest and boldest novel to date: life-or-death action on an epic scale
The shadow project by Scott Mariani( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-SAS soldier Ben Hope is enjoying life at Le Val, the facility in Northern France where he trains others in the dangerous art of hostage rescue, until a chance incident forces him to take on the role of bodyguard to the Swiss billionaire Maximilian Steiner
The nemesis program by Scott Mariani( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and French and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While secretly researching the bizarre discoveries of Serbian scientist Nikola Tesla many years earlier, physicist Claudine Pommier becomes the victim of a remorseless and cruel murderer who breaks into her Parisian apartment. Is he just a serial killer, or is there more to her death than the Paris cops believe? Maverick American biologist Dr Roberta Ryder receives a mysterious letter from her friend Claudine and travels to Paris to see her, only to learn of her shocking death. Before she knows it, Roberta becomes the target of ruthless men with a deadly agenda that only the letter can unmask. She's alone and vulnerable. But she knows someone -- the only someone -- who can help her. Ben Hope, ex-SAS soldier and Roberta's old flame, now trying to retire to a life of peace with his fianče Brooke, suddenly finds his life turned upside down by Roberta's sudden arrival in England. She needs his help; he can't turn her down. In a frantic race to Paris and halfway around the world, Ben and Roberta battle to uncover the mystery of Claudine's research, with the killers just half a step behind. In the process they uncover a global conspiracy that will claim the lives of millions of people ... unless Ben can stop it."
The Doomsday prophecy by Scott Mariani( Book )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ex-SAS operative Ben Hope decided to give up rescuing kidnap victims in favour of the theology studies he abandoned years before, he should have known that fate would decide differently. Searching for missing biblical archaeologist Zoe Bradbury, Ben finds himself embroiled in his riskiest mission yet. What is the ancient secret that Zoe uncovered? And just who is willing to do anything to protect it? The investigation leads Ben from Greece to the American Deep South and the holy city of Jerusalem, and he soon discovers that it's not just his and Zoe's lives on the line, but those of millions, threatened by a fundamentalist plot to gain ultimate power. The stakes are terrifyingly high as Ben races to prevent a disaster that could kick-start apocalyptic events as foretold by the Book of Revelation
The lost relic by Scott Mariani( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whilst visiting a former SAS comrade in Italy, a distracted Ben nearly runs over a young boy--and unwittingly walks into his deadliest mission yet. Ben's involvement with the boy's family runs deeper as he witnesses their brutal murder at a gallery robbery. A seemingly worthless Goya sketch was the principal target in the bloodbath heist. Now it's up to Ben to find out the truth behind the elusive painting. Wrongly accused of murder and forced to go on the run, he must get to the heart of the conspiracy while he still has the chance
The sacred sword by Scott Mariani( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the seventh Ben Hope conspiracy thriller, the action shoots back in time to the days of Jesus Christ -- and a buried secret that has staggering implications for the world as we know it! It was a routine trip to the UK for Ben Hope - until a chance meeting with two figures from his past changes everything. Simeon and Michaela were once Ben's fellow Theology students at Christ Church - now they are The Reverend and Mrs Arundel. Spending time with them at the vicarage, Ben becomes concerned that Simeon seems troubled - but before he can confide in Ben, they are caught up in a massive road crash. Ben avoids injury, but Simeon is killed and Michaela critically injured. Increasingly suspicious that it was no accident, Ben sets out on a trail of clues that lead him into conflict with a sinister clandestine society, intent on world domination. The discovery that Simeon and his now-scattered group of colleagues were planning to reveal to the world is a huge threat to these agents of the New World Order, and they will stop at nothing to suppress it. The intrigue takes Ben across the world, from the UK to southern France, the Holy Land and the USA - and in the course of these events, he will discover an incredible secret, not just about the history of Christianity but concerning his own past!
Uprising by Scott Mariani( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, vampires walked the earth undetected, feasting on humans in keeping with their ancient traditions, but now 21st century technology has left them open to detection. To establish order, the Vampire Federation is born
The forgotten holocaust by Scott Mariani( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lost, aimless and hard-drinking Ben Hope has wandered back to his old haunt in Ireland. The ex-SAS soldier is searching for peace, but trouble soon appears when Kirsten Hall, a young journalist, is brutally murdered right in front of him. Unable to prevent it, Ben is driven by guilt to hunt down the killers. All he has to go on is a handful of clues from Kirsten's research - but how can the journals of Lady Stamford, the wife of an English lord during the time of the Irish Great Famine, have put Kirsten in mortal danger? Ben's quest for the truth leads him across the world and finally to Oklahoma, USA, where a deadly secret awaits. What connects the journals, a wealthy American politician and an intrigue surrounding the Irish famine? What Ben uncovers is a shocking historical conspiracy linked to the deaths of some two million people: a veritable holocaust that time has all but forgotten. Those who are still profiting from the lies and corruption of the time, and who are ready to kill anyone to protect their secret, are about to pay
Star of Africa by Scott Mariani( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ben Hope is trained to identify danger. So when he finds out that someone very important to him is working on a US container ship in the treacherous seas off the East African coast, he fears the worst. Within days the ship is hijacked by pirates. Taking matters into his own hands, Ben embarks upon the most daring rescue mission of his career ... because this is no ordinary hostage situation. There is something on board the ship that's more precious than life itself - and a bloodthirsty tyrant will kill to possess it. As events spiral out of control, Ben Hope's skill and resourcefulness will be tested like never before. Ben would die to protect those close to him, but in a hostile environment, against ruthless warriors, even the ultimate sacrifice might not be enough."--
The martyr's curse by Scott Mariani( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Could Ben Hope have found peace at last? That's the question he's asking himself after his wanderings through Europe have led him to a remote medieval monastery in the French Alps. A haven of serenity, a place he wants to remain. But wherever Ben goes, trouble is never too far behind. When a team of merciless killers invade his newfound sanctuary and slaughter the innocent monks, Ben's revenge quest quickly draws him into a bewildering mystery of stolen treasure, deception and murder. What is the truth behind the cache of gold bullion apparently hidden for centuries under the monastery? What is the significance of an ancient curse dating back to a cruel heretic burning in medieval times? What are the real ambitions of the enigmatic leader of an organisation of doomsday 'preppers' calling themselves Exercitus Paratorum: the Army of the Prepared?
The devil's kingdom by Scott Mariani( Book )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explosive follow up to STAR OF AFRICA. Ben is being held hostage by the bloodthirsty General Khosa who threatens his family if Ben refuses to train his rabble of inexperienced boys into a lethal army of skilled soldiers. Which ever way Ben chooses, innocents will die, unless he can defeat Khosa himself
The Mozart conspiracy : a novel by Scott Mariani( Recording )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former British Special Air Service member Ben Hope returns to investigate the mysterious death of his ex-girlfriend's brother. Leigh Llewellyn is sure the death of her pianist brother, Oliver, is no accident. But she'll need Hope's help to prove it. Thus starts a dangerous investigation that takes Hope to the heart of a centuries-old mystery involving the death of Mozart
The cross by Scott Mariani( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cross of Ardaich, bane of the undead, was thought to have been destroyed in the war between the Federation and its arch-enemy, the vampire Gabriel Stone. But its accidental rediscovery in the wilds of Romania could ultimately spell disaster for the whole world! Detective Joel Solomon and Vampire Federation agent Alexandra Bishop are lovers split by a terrible rift: Joel can't forgive that she made him a vampire. Yet when Gabriel Stone makes a deal with a bloodthirsty serial killer to retrieve the cross, the estranged couple and their rag-tag allies become the only hope in a race against pure evil. If the terrible powers of the cross fall into the hands of Stone's sinister masters the Ubervampyr, it isn't just ordinary vampires like Alex and Joel who will become an endangered species. Things could be about to turn very nasty for the human race!
The Cassandra sanction by Scott Mariani( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest novel from Scott Mariani featuring action adventure hero Ben Hope
The Babylon idol by Scott Mariani( Book )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hunt is on... When a sniper leaves Ben Hope's friend fighting for his life, the former SAS major declares war on the men responsible. But what begins as a straightforward revenge mission gets complicated when a mysterious letter reveals Ben to be the real target. And his isn't the only name on a crazed killer's list. Professor Anna Manzini has no idea she's in grave danger from a man she'd thought dead. She's on the cusp of a major discover: the location of the lost Babylon idol, a golden statue of immeasurable value. But when word of Anna's work reaches her enemies, it sets off a cat-and-mouse chase that will lead Ben and Anna halfway across Europe and into the heart of war-torn Syria. To reach the precious idol first, Ben must keep one step ahead of a powerful maniac. If he fails, it won't just be Ben and Anna's lives in danger, but the world."--Page [4] of cover
How to write a thriller by Scott Mariani( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.58 (from 0.16 for The hope v ... to 0.77 for The hereti ...)

The Mozart conspiracy The Mozart conspiracy : a novel
The alchemist's secretThe heretic's treasureThe shadow projectThe Doomsday prophecyThe lost relicUprisingThe Mozart conspiracy : a novelHow to write a thriller
Alternative Names

controlled identityMcCabe, Sean

Mariani, Scott G. 1968-

McCabe, Sean 1968-

Scott Mariani British writer

Scott Mariani Brits schrijver

Scott Mariani escritor británico

Scott Mariani schottischer Musiker, Journalist und Schriftsteller

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マリアーニ, スコット