By Carolyn McCray
The Eiffel Tower is attacked… by way of a Christian suicide bomber.
Within the twisted wreckage a cache of bones is located. Bones which are inscribed with old Greek, letters that establish the is still as these of John the Baptist — in addition to a promise to lead the seeker to the tomb of the Savior himself.
Tasked with untangling this millennia-old secret, Dr. Rebecca Monroe, a paleoarchaeologist, and unique Forces sergeant Vincent Brandt are hounded throughout 3 continents as they try and piece jointly the bones’ clues. yet their quest usually are not a simple one. Born on the foot of the pass, a mystery society identified basically because the Knot has guarded the Savior’s bones, and its participants will do something — even dedicate genocide — to guard the darkish and arguable fact of Christ’s ultimate days.
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