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The Virgin of the Wind Rose: A Christopher Columbus Mystery-Thriller
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Books For Review > The Virgin of the Wind Rose by Glen Craney->Starting July 20th

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C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Glen Craney is offering copies of his novel The Virgin of the Wind Rose in exchange for an honest review. If you would like to participate in reading and reviewing this novel please comment below with your preferred format and email address (or message me your email, if you prefer).

Formats Available: mobi, epub, pdf.

The Blurb
While investigating the murder of an American missionary in Ethiopia, rookie State Department lawyer Jaqueline Quartermane becomes obsessed with a magical word square found inside an underground church guarding the tomb of the biblical Adam.

Drawn into a web of esoteric intrigue, she and a roguish antiquities thief named Elymas must race an elusive and taunting mastermind to find the one relic needed to resurrect Solomon's Temple. A trail of cabalistic clues leads them to the catacombs of Rome, the crypt below Chartres Cathedral, a Masonic shaft in Nova Scotia, a Portuguese shipwreck off Sumatra, and the caverns under the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

Intertwined with this modern mystery-thriller, a parallel duel is waged:

The year is 1452. One of the most secretive societies in history, Portugal's Order of Christ, is led by a reclusive visionary, Prince Henry the Navigator. He and his medieval version of NASA merged with the CIA scheme to foil their archenemies, the Inquisitor Torquemada and Queen Isabella of Castile, who plan to bring back Christ for the Last Judgment by ridding the world of Jews, heretics, and unbelievers.

Separated by half a millennium, two conspiracies to usher in the Tribulations promised by the Book of Revelation dovetail in this fast-paced thriller to expose the world's most explosive secret: The true identity of Christopher Columbus and the explorer's connection to those now trying to spark the End of Days.

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Edward Davies | 31 comments Count me in.


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Kaylin (The Re-Read Queen) (kaylin_14) I'm interested in this! :)


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C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Great! I'll get it sent.


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C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Sorry it's taken so long, but I've finally emailed the author about these. :)


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