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The Third Secret
The Third Secret of our Lady of Fatima is removed illegally from the Vatican vaults and replaced with a bible scripture in 1941. That scripture is then shipped out with a fortune in Vatican gold, which goes missing in the war-torn Sahara desert. Twenty years after the war, the whereabouts of the gold comes to light. The Vatican want their gold returned but know nothing of ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 1st 2010 by Robert Hale
(first published May 29th 2009)
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The Third Secret referred to in the title is the third secret of Fatima, the contents of which were locked away in the Vatican vaults shortly after being presented to the pope. It's not the kind of thing you want to lose, really. That's why a well-meaning cardinal took the document and secretly replaced it in 1941, after learning that the pope planned to ship it out along with a wealth of Vatican gold to WWII-neutral Portugal by way of the Sahara. As it happened, the cardinal's fears were more t ...more
Brought up in London. Attended Sir Walter St. John's Grammar School for boys in Battersea until the family moved to Portsmouth in 1954. Continued education at Southern Grammar. Left school with no qualifications and started work as a Junior deigner at Twilfits (Corset/Brassiere manufacturer). Left after one year and joined the Merhcant Navy as a Steward. Two years later married Pat, my teenage swe ...more
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