On Sale: March 25, 2008
Featuring: Clara Tannenberg; Ahmed Husseini
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Mystery Arcane | Thriller Arcane
From the internationally bestselling author of The
Brotherhood of the Holy Shroud comes this electrifying
new suspense thriller about a biblical discovery in the
remote Iraqi desertâ€”and a deadly struggle being waged on
the eve of war to uncover a truth thatâ€™s waited 3,000
years to be toldâ€¦.
In St. Peterâ€™s Basilica,
a man sits in a confessional asking forgiveness for a
murder heâ€™s about to commit. And a young priest begins a
desperate journey to stop him.â€¦
the beginning of a ruthless race among the worldâ€™s most
powerful to find a rumored cache of sacred texts inscribed
with the story of Creation as told by Abraham. This
account, on tablets of clay, predates the Bible by a
thousand years and could be one of the most important
discoveries of all time.
Tannenbergâ€™s announcement of an excavation to seek the
tablets has set off shock waves of outrage, contempt, and
outright disbelief. But among four old friends, bound
through decades by shared tragedy, the announcement has
renewed their hunger for revenge. For Claraâ€™s reclusive,
infamous grandfather Alfred is a man as feared as he is
hated and his enemies will stop at nothing to destroy himâ€”
and use anything as a weaponâ€¦even his
Among rumors of Iraqâ€™s imminent
invasion, time is already running out. As Clara and her
husband Ahmed put together a ragtag team of renegade
archaeologists and inexperienced students to excavate the
Bible of Clay from deep within the heart of Iraq, another
far more sinister team is determined to get there first.
For Alfred Tannenberg has roots that reach deeply into the
horrors of Nazi Germany and theyâ€™ve come to fruition in
todayâ€™s highest precincts of power.
the time of the biblical patriarchs to the front lines of
the Iraqi conflict to the parties and back rooms of
Washington D.C., and other centers of influence, The
Bible of Clay is a thriller of unrelenting, thought-
provoking, and all-too-plausible suspense.
1 comment posted.
Re: The Bible Of Clay
Sounds like this is a good book to read to put one in the mood for the next Indiana Jones movie.
(Fresh Fiction 6:26pm March 18, 2008)
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