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The First Gospel

4.80  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  2 reviews
THE FIRST GOSPEL, in the tradition of -The DaVinci Code, - is an historical thriller at the center of which lies the truth about the greatest archaeological mystery the world has ever known. Edessa, Turkey 943 A.D.: Eighty thousand Byzantine knights lay siege to the Muslim citadel. Prepared to raze the city, the Byzantine commander offers to spare it if the Muslim emir ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 21st 2017 by Cross Dove Publishing, LLC
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William Baker
Sep 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Really good book

A great story weaving fact and fiction. I recommend this book to readers of mystery and action adventures and urge them to follow with more investigation into the Shroud. A sequel would be appreciated!
Apr 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Excellent thriller in the style of the Davinci Code. The characters are more nuanced than Dan Brown's. Especially like how the set-piece action parts were written.
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Darryl Nyznyk is the award winning author of 5 novels, with many more in various stages awaiting publication.

Darryl was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics from U.C. Santa Barbara and just happened to attend during the tail end of the Viet Nam war. He actually transferred there in his sophomore year (like Jack Darrow, a main character in his newest novel, A