The Sword ThiefBook - 2009
Spies report that Amy and Dan seem to be tracking the life of one of the most powerful fighters the world has ever known. If this fearsome warrior was a Cahill, his secrets are sure to be well-guarded . . . and the price to uncover them just might be lethal.
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Grace Cahill - "There was no need to worry. You're not nearly important enough to eliminate."
Witness - "Ten minutes later, she was found in the bathroom with the diary and a knife! I feared for my life!"
Grace Cahill - "Yes. Did you know that you make a very strange noise when you breath? It sounds rather like a hippopotamus trying to whistle."
Grace Cahill - "If I had wanted to steal the diary, Your Honor, I would not have loited in the bathroom. I have a reputation to uphold."
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A pair of swords from Vienna leads Amy, Dan, and Nellie to Japan for a clue related to the Japanese warrior Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Teaming up with Alistair Oh and the Kabras, the three follow a trail of clues to Korea, where they stay at Alistair's house. A book in Alistair's secret library leads them to a mountain called Pukhansan. The group finds an entrance to a cave. Inside, they find all of Hideyoshi's treasure, and the third clue, gold. Dan discovers and decodes an anagram and tricks the Kabras, who escape and seal everyone else in the cave. After escaping, Dan, Amy, and Nellie head for Egypt, as hinted in the anagram