The Blood Gospel

The Blood Gospel (Mass Market Paperback)

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An unlikely trio consisting of a soldier, archeologist, and a priest have been formed by unexplained forces to protect the Book of Blood which is hidden within the Jewish mountain Holyland. This book has become the focus of an age old holy battle between the Sanguines and the Strigoi. The Sanguines are a form of vampire that are capable of walking the earth at daylight, and are an order of priests who draw their strengths from the blood of Christ. These priests have dedicated themselves to protect good from the animalistic Strigoi, whose sole purpose is to reign evil and fill nights with terror and blood. With the possession of the book, the Strigoi will have valuable information which include not having the torch of the sun kill. With the drawing of the three heroes, the race to finding the book has become a reachable goal. However, with an army of vampire bats and a devil incarnate named Bathory, their path to success has now become a death trap.
James Rollins has teamed up with Rebecca Cantrell on his latest heart pounding adventure. Taking the reader from terrifying archeological digs located in the Holyland to dreadful underground caverns filled with horror, Rollins & Cantrell have written historical facts and religious stories that are often tangled with fiction. Their characters reveal that spiritual interpretations of historical events are made to suit people's religious ideology. Finding tangible evidence of these past events are the key to unlocking the truth. Rollins & Cantrell form a great team capable of weaving fact and fiction into an entertaining novel.

--Mike, Albuquerque

Description


In his first-ever collaboration, "New York Times"-bestselling author Rollins combines his skill for cutting-edge science and historical mystery with award-winning novelist Cantrell's talent for haunting suspense and sensual atmosphere in a gothic tale about an ancient order and the hunt for a miraculous book. Available in a tall Premium Edition.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0061991058
ISBN-13: 9780061991059
Published: HarperTorch
Pages: 717
Language: English