The Blood Gospel

James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell. Morrow, $27.99 (496p) ISBN 978-0-06-199104-2
This ponderous collaboration between Rollins (Bloodline) and Cantrell (A City of Broken Glass) opens with an arresting prologue set in first-century Israel. As the Jewish defenders of Masada prepare for their mass suicide, their leader, Eleazar, ritually sacrifices a young girl in a cave below the mountain fortress. Flash forward to the present, when a cataclysmic explosion destroys Masada, leaving as sole survivor a boy whose cancer was cured by the toxic smoke that emanated from below the mountain. At the request of the Israeli government, archeologist Erin Granger joins forces with Sgt. Jordan Stone, an American Army Ranger, to find out what caused the catastrophe. Add a peculiar Catholic priest and a lost gospel to the attractive male-female team and its quest for the truth, and you have yet another religious thriller with a gimmick that fails to match that of The Da Vinci Code. Agents: (for Rollins) Russ Galen and Danny Baror; (for Cantrell) Elizabeth Evans, Mary Alice Kier, and Anna Cottle. (Jan.)
Reviewed on: 11/19/2012
Release date: 01/08/2013
Show other formats
FORMATS
Hardcover - 352 pages - 978-1-4091-1636-3
Ebook - 736 pages - 978-0-06-223575-6
Book - 978-0-06-223765-1
Book - 978-0-06-223766-8
Compact Disc - 978-0-06-223767-5
Compact Disc - 978-0-06-227095-5
Mass Market Paperbound - 717 pages
Mass Market Paperbound - 736 pages - 978-0-06-229557-6
Paperback - 496 pages - 978-0-06-224787-2
Hardcover - 352 pages - 978-1-4091-2050-6
X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email pw@pubservice.com with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.