A King's Ransom
A King's Ransom HD
Author Jude Watson
Main Setting(s) Florence, Lucerne, Basel, Prague
Publication date December 6, 2011
Pages 190
Series Cahills vs. Vespers
Objects to Steal De Virga Mappa Mundi
Preceded by
The Medusa Plot
Followed by
The Dead of Night
A King's Ransom is the second book in the Cahills vs. Vespers series arc, thirteenth in the entire 39 Clues series. It was authored by Jude Watson, who announced it on the Message Board. It was released December 6th, 2011.


"With the lives of their kidnapped relatives on the line, Amy and Dan are given another impossible request--steal a priceless map that's been missing for more than half a century. As the body count rises, Amy and Dan start a frantic search across Europe and through one of the darkest periods of human history. However, the secrets they uncover about the Vespers are nothing compared to the most shocking discovery of all--someone thought to be dead seems very much alive..."