The Second Messiah

The Second Messiah

Book - 2011
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The riveting thriller from award-winning author Glenn Meade: "With a plot that screams, a controversial edge, and characters with attitude and something to prove, this has all the makings to be the next Da Vinci Code " ( Publishers Weekly ).

From the award-winning international bestseller whose "FAST, SLY, AND SLICK THRILLERS DELIVER THE GOODS . . . UNTIL THE SMOKE FINALLY CLEARS" ( Booklist ) comes a riveting blend of fact and fiction that solidifies GLENN MEADE's place among the likes of Tom Clancy and John le Carr#65533;.

The desert near Jerusalem. A renowned professor is murdered and a two-thousand-year-old parchment is stolen before its stunning references to not one but two messiahs can be fully translated.

Rome. Widespread panic erupts among the faithful when a charismatic American priest with long-hidden secrets is elected pope. Is he the antichrist or the second coming?

A political and religious standoff explodes. Archaeologist Jack Cane and Israeli police inspector Lela Raul must stay one step ahead of a vengeful assassin before they are permanently silenced and the real truth behind the scroll and its controversial revelations is forever lost to humanity.
Publisher: New York : Howard Books, ©2011
ISBN: 9781451672831
Characteristics: 479 p. ; 24 cm.

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Peanut38
Sep 01, 2016

Wonderful story, but it made me so tense, I had to stop reading it. Will probably do something I rarely do, and that is read the last two chapters. Wish I could have read it through, but just couldn't. His writing drove me nuts, because he would leave you hanging at the end of a chapter and then write about someone else in the next chapter; then pick up that someone and move on with the story. Oh Well..will try his next book.

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QED
Jul 25, 2014

A great read and captivating story line throughout. Once I started it was hard to stop!!

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Mommies2
Jan 21, 2012

Excellent book and story line. Just when you think you have everything figured out, the throws new information at you. Loved the whole book.

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May 20, 2013

A wise man should always know the rules of the game.

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