Maelstrom by Jordan L. Hawke
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Between his father’s sudden—and rather suspicious—generosity, and his own rash promise to help Christine plan her wedding, Percival Endicott Whyborne has quite enough to worry about. But when the donation of a mysterious codex to the Ladysmith Museum draws the attention of a murderous cult, Whyborne finds himself in a race against time to unlock its secrets first.
Griffin has a case of his own: the disappearance of an historic map, which quickly escalates to murder. Someone is sacrificing men in dark rituals—and all the clues lead back to the museum.
With their friends Christine and Iskander, Whyborne and Griffin must discover the cult’s true goal before it’s too late. For dark forces are afoot at the very heart of the museum, and they want more than Whyborne’s codex.
They want his life.
Review: This is book 7 in the series and it seems to me that every time I finish one I have to say that it is the best one yet. Romance, adventure, sorcery, betrayals, it's all in this book.
Not sure that I have ever read another couple so much in love as Griffin and his Ival.
One of the things I like best about Jordan's writing is her ability to create epic battles and this book is no different. There were moments when I gasped in horror because I couldn't believe what was happening, and then moments when I laughed, in particular the dictionary incident.
If you're a fan of the series and you are waiting for book 7, then you're in for a treat. Definitely the best one yet.