James Becker’s pulse-pounding debut thriller, The First Apostle, made critics and genre fans alike stand up and take notice. An equally taut sequel, The Messiah Secret follows a young woman and her ex-husband as they seek to solve one of history’s greatest mysteries. On assignment at a lavish English mansion, museum conservator Angela Lewis makes a shocking discovery. Buried in an ancient clay jar is a parchment - a document detailing the life and times of Jesus. This miracle-find also describes the Messiah’s final resting place. Enlisting the aid of her ex-husband Chris, Angela sets off on an international quest to discover the tomb’s true contents. But their journey is made all the more dangerous by a power-mad priest and a greedy industrialist. From the quiet English countryside to the bone-chilling cold of the Himalayas, this globetrotting adventure will hold listeners in rapt attention till the very end. Narrator Graeme Malcolm doesn’t miss a beat delivering a pitch-perfect reading of Becker’s riveting prose.
©2010 James Becker (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC
“Appealing and clever protagonists coupled with intriguing history....” (Publishers Weekly)
Formula driven, but decent for the genre.
Drink less coffee, and abit less formula.
Yes, and they are impressive throughout. He owns this author's material.
Yes. Left alot of unwrapped ends.
Decent outing, for the genre. Good perfomance. Recommended.
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