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The Secret of Hagia Sophia

The Thrilling Story of the Discovery (with a Bit of Literary License) of an Important Piece of Byzantine Art, Lost for Over Four Hundred Years

by Anthony Joseph Sacco Sr. JD



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/9/2018

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 392
ISBN : 9781973615422
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 392
ISBN : 9781973615446
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 392
ISBN : 9781973615439

About the Book

Private Investigator Matt Dawson is enjoying a quiet breakfast at his home in Cheyenne, when a ringing landline shatters his tranquility. The Dean of the Archeology Department at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island is calling with a job proposal that transports him to the Southern European city of Istanbul and immerses him in the four-hundred-year old deadly secret of Hagia Sophia.

About the Author

Anthony Joseph Sacco Sr. holds a bachelor of science (BS) degree from Loyola University, Maryland, and a doctorate of law (JD) degree from the University of Maryland, School of Law.

Sacco is the author of three fact-based fiction novels—Little Sister Lost, The China Connection, and Return to Darkness—and a biography, Echoes in the Wind.

A prolific writer of political, religious, and social commentary, his articles have appeared in the Baltimore Sun, the Washington Times, the Catholic Review, Voices for the Unborn, and the Wyoming Catholic Register. Recently, he did an eight-article series on the Birds of Wyoming for the Wren Magazine.

Dr. Sacco presently lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with his wife, Carol, and their dog, Axl. He often quips, “I wasn’t born in Wyoming, but I got here as soon as I could.”

You can read interesting articles of current events on his blog at and view his website at