The New Orleans Saints may have put the city back on course
with a Super Bowl win, but their world is rocked when Saints
Kicker, Elias Darwish, is gunned down on the street . . .
one bullet through the heart. Bishop Lynn Peterson is
sitting in the French Quarters going over her lecture for a
conference in Vienna later in the week when she sees Elias
fall to the ground. His good friend, Bubba Broussard, is
hovering beside him.
That night Bubba brings Bishop Lynn a necklace with a metal
on it that belonged to Elias. He took it from him before the
police arrived. Bubba asks her to take it to Elias' mother
in Sarajevo when she makes her trip to Europe, along with
money he pulls out of his own pocket. Lynn is delighted to
be able to return this unique metal of two crescent moons
with Elias' name of the back. Little does she know this
metal will lead her into harm's way. After a dinner and
speaking engagement the next evening, Lynn is asked by the
Vice President to accompany him in his limo to the airport.
He hands her an envelope to deliver to Marshall with NATO
when she is in Vienna. He implies it has come from the
President. He doesn't even tell her who Marshall is or how
to find him . . . just that he will find her.
When Major Marshall Manetti is gunned down departing an
airplane in Vienna, a single bullet through the head, Lynn's
inner-voice, Ivy, begins to work overtime trying to put all
of these unusual events together to figure out if there is a
Meanwhile, President Benedict fears that there is a leak
from her Inner Circle of advisers. Nothing appears to be as
secure as it should be . . . one of the reasons she sent the
envelope via Bishop Peterson. She trusts Lynn and does not
think she will be suspected of being a courier. But the
traitor is far too knowing and far too involved with all the
chaos that is happening world-wide.
THE DEAD SAINT is an intriguing story of international
espionage, sabotage, and clandestine operations. Travel with
Lynn and her husband in this captivating story that takes
you from New Orleans to Europe and Russia, then back to
Washington, D. C. in search of the Inner Circle leak.
Although thrillerť and inspirational don't seem to go
hand-in-hand, this novel gives you plenty of both.
It begins with a single gunshot, and Bishop Lynn Peterson
watches in horror as a good friend, who is a member of the
New Orleans Saints, collapses on the street.
When a medal the player wore—a medal Lynn had promised to
return to the man's family—disappears, Lynn is thrust into a
suspenseful and fast-moving journey through four
assassinations, an attempt on her life, conflicts with a
mysterious and ancient society, and a behind-the-scenes
conspiracy that reaches all the way to the White House.
The turbulent, unstoppable intrigue challenges Lynn
mentally, physically, and spiritually as she engages in a
desperate battle with an opponent who is just as determined
to kill as Lynn is to stop him even though she has no idea
where—or who—he will strike next.