Danny's only lead is the meager estate of a recently deceased professor of religious studies, a man so deeply terrified that he buried himself alive in the basement of an isolated farmhouse. Belzer swears that if Danny can get the late professor's files, the conspiracy against his own reclusive client will unravel. It's the perfect assignment, in a way, and Danny can sure use the money. But the more he probes, the more apparent it becomes that nothing is what it seems. There is something he isn't being told. Something that's not quite right. Something dark, fast, and sinister that's coming at him from behind.
From the powerful world of Washington D.C., to the ancient grandeur of Rome, from the mysteries of Istanbul to the high-stakes drama of Silicon Valley, The Eighth Day is a briskly paced, globe-trotting thriller of electrifying suspense. Packed with unexpected reversals and astonishing twists of plot, this is John Case's most gripping novel to date.
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This book takes you on a journey filled with twists and turns, filling you in on a dark history, a secret cult-like group, a mysterious evil character who seems to be orchestrating everything, and the hero character who finds himself thrust in the middle of it all trying to sort it all out. Character development is good throughout. About 3/4 of the way through I felt it lost just a bit of steam, but it came back by the end. I enjoyed this book and look forward to reading more from Case.
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