Softcover has very light shelfwear. Pages tight, crisp and clean. Spine has small crease. 422 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 2001. ISBN: 0812589718. When Zoe Ridgeway, a prominent art broker, visits Switzerland with her husband, Seth, she expects to purchase the rich estate of a secretive art collector. But before Zoe can complete the transaction, she and Set are drawn into a thousand-year-old web of conspiracy, murder, and intrigue that begins and ends with the mystery of a female Messiah, a young girl whose existence, if proven, would explode the very foundation of Western culture.