One of the world's holiest sites hides a secret worth killing for . . .
Thomas Lourds, the world's foremost scholar of ancient languages, is contacted by an old friend, Dr Lev Strauss. A long-lost ancient scripture has been discovered which holds the key to one of the world's greatest treasures, hidden under the legendary Temple Mount. Lourds rushes to Jerusalem to inspect Strauss's find.
But on arrival, he learns his friend has been murdered. The book has vanished. Lourds knows he must uncover the murderer and track down the missing manuscript. Because this ancient artefact contains a hidden code. A code that will give its solver access to a formidable and frightening power.
The fate of humankind rests in Lourds's hands. But time is not on his side . . .
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Indiana Jones meets The Da Vinci Code. Look out, Dan Brown ( Booklist)
A rollicking adventure, with nonstop action and suspense ( Publishers Weekly)
The author is a well-known figure in the literary community, with many awards and books to his credit. He's been a university professor, a teacher, a little league coach and a rodeo cowboy. He's a frequent speaker who has given lectures at such widely divergent places as the CIA, West Point, and science fiction conventions. He lives in the Midwest with his family.
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