The riveting sequel to the international bestseller The Sacred Bones, Michael Byrnes's The Sacred Blood is a provocative, heart-racing thriller in the Dan Brown mode while adding a bold new twist to the genre. A heart-stopping story that blends archeology, history, science, and religion, The Sacred Blood concerns a race to possess the world's most powerful relic as the clock ticks down to Armageddon. Action-packed and full of surprises, here is high-octane...
At the crossroads of Christian, Islamic, and Jewish faiths, an ancient artifact is stolen from a long-hidden vault located directly beneath Jerusalem's Temple Mount . . . So begins The Sacred Bones by Michael Byrnes, a page-turning novel from a new voice on the thriller scene. With the violent theft leaving thirteen Israeli soldiers and policemen dead, and the Palestinians up in arms over the desecration of sacred grounds, the tension between the...
"Following a team of FBI agents striving to counter an untraceable web site and the elusive forces behind it, and tracking the real perils of cyber-saturation across the globe, this all-too-topical thriller explores what happens when pervasive corruption, widespread public unrest, and the shattering of any last illusions of privacy clash in a perfect storm outside the rule of law."--Provided by publisher.