An ARKANE Thriller

11 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 335 ratings

Arkane Thrillers, Books 1 - 3 Publisher's Summary

Meet Morgan Sierra. Ex-Israeli military psychologist, specialist in religious cults at Oxford University, Krav Maga expert, and now recruited to work for ARKANE, a secret British government agency investigating supernatural mysteries around the world.

Three full-length thrillers in one box-set.

Stone of Fire #1

India. When a nun is burned alive on the sacred ghats of Varanasi, and the stone she carried is stolen, an international hunt is triggered for the relics of the early church. Morgan Sierra is forced into the search when her sister and niece are held hostage. She's helped by Jake Timber from the mysterious ARKANE. Morgan must risk her own life to save her family, but will she ultimately be betrayed?

From ancient Christian sites in Spain, Italy, and Israel, to the far reaches of Iran and Tunisia, Morgan and Jake must track down the stones through the myths of the early church, before the fires of evil are summoned again.

Crypt of Bone #2

The prophecy in Revelation, declares that a quarter of the world must die .

Israel. A man jumps to his death from the top of the Western Wall, his body smashed on the ancient stones. Another disembowels himself under the scrawled figure of the Pale Horse of the Apocalypse. As she investigates the deaths, Morgan Sierra becomes embroiled in an international conspiracy that will use technology to carry an ancient curse to mankind. Working with ARKANE agent Jake Timber, they hunt down the Devil's Bible, pursued all the way by the evil forces of Thanatos.

From the catacombs of Paris, to the skeletal ossuaries of Sicily, and the Czech Republic, Morgan and Jake must find the Devil's Bible and stop the curse being released into the world, before one in four are destroyed in the coming holocaust. Because in just seven days, the final curse will be spoken, and the prophecy will be fulfilled.

ARK OF BLOOD #3

Egypt. The curator of the Museum of Antiquities is ritually murdered by a group wearing the masks of Ancient Egyptian deities.

USA. In Washington DC, a decapitated head is placed on a replica Ark of the Covenant, with a chilling message that warns of a terrifying escalation of violence in the Middle East.

Morgan Sierra must race against time to find the real Ark, while her nemesis, the vicious mercenary Natasha, is in the hunt and out for bloody revenge. Morgan travels across Egypt, Jordan, and back to London, following a trail of clues that takes her into the mists of history - and mortal danger.

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  • Book 1-3

    • Arkane Thrillers, Books 1 - 3

    • Stone of Fire, Crypt of Bone, Ark of Blood
    • By: J F Penn
    • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
    • Length: 19 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Meet Morgan Sierra. Ex-Israeli military psychologist, specialist in religious cults at Oxford University, Krav Maga expert, and now recruited to work for ARKANE, a secret British government agency investigating supernatural mysteries around the world. From ancient Christian sites in Spain, Italy, and Israel, to the far reaches of Iran and Tunisia, Morgan and Jake must track down the stones through the myths of the early church, before the fires of evil are summoned again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Hit for Penn!

    • By Ann Keeran on 11-25-17

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 1

    • Stone of Fire

    • An ARKANE Thriller, Book 1
    • By: J. F. Penn
    • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 91

    A power kept secret for 2000 years. When a nun is burned alive on the sacred ghats of Varanasi, and the stone she carried is stolen, an international hunt is triggered for the relics of the early church. Forged in the fire and blood of martyrs, the Pentecost stones have been handed down through generations of Keepers who kept their power and locations secret. Until now. The Keepers are being murdered, the stones stolen by those who would use them for evil in a world transformed by religious fundamentalism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By The Lone Mopper on 01-20-14

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Crypt of Bone

    • An ARKANE Thriller, Book 2
    • By: J. F. Penn
    • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    The prophecy in Revelation declares that a quarter of the world must die and now a shadowy organization has the ability to fulfill these words. Can one woman stop the abomination before it's too late? A victim of Jerusalem Syndrome jumps to his death from the top of the Western Wall, his body smashed on the ancient stones. Another disembowels himself under the scrawled figure of the Pale Horse of the Apocalypse with the chilling words, "God told me to do it."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, fast-paced thriller

    • By Russell Phillips on 11-27-13

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Ark of Blood

    • An ARKANE Thriller, Book 3
    • By: J.F. Penn
    • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    When the curator of the Museum of Antiquities is slaughtered in a horrific ritual by a group wearing the masks of Ancient Egyptian deities, local authorities ask for help from ARKANE, the agency tasked with investigating religious and paranormal events. Then, in Washington D.C., a decapitated Arab body is discovered. The head is placed on the replica Ark of the Covenant along with a chilling message that warns of a terrifying escalation of violence in the Middle East.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I could not finish it as I did not prefer the narration

    • By Kari Anderson on 11-30-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    • One Day in Budapest

    • By: J. F. Penn
    • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Budapest, Hungary. When a priest is murdered at the Basilica of St Stephen and the Holy Right relic is stolen, the ultra-nationalist Eröszak party calls for retribution and anti-Semitic violence erupts in the city. Dr Morgan Sierra, psychologist and ARKANE agent, finds herself trapped inside the synagogue with Zoltan Fischer, a Hungarian Jewish security advisor. As the terrorism escalates, Morgan and Zoltan must race against time to find the Holy Right and expose the conspiracy, before blood is spilled again on the streets of Budapest.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • No character depth, just speed-read Nazi warnings

    • By Janels on 06-17-14

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 5

    • Day of the Vikings: A Thriller

    • ARKANE
    • By: J. F. Penn
    • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    When Neo-Viking terrorists invade the British Museum in London to reclaim the staff of Skara Brae, ARKANE agent Dr. Morgan Sierra is trapped in the building along with hostages under mortal threat.

    As the slaughter begins, Morgan works alongside psychic Blake Daniel to discern the past of the staff, dating back to islands invaded by the Vikings generations ago.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, grating narrator

    • By Jan on 07-18-15

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 6

    • Gates of Hell

    • An ARKANE Thriller, Book 6
    • By: J. F. Penn
    • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    When the last of the Remnant is murdered at the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Arkane agent Dr. Morgan Sierra is drawn into the hunt for a supernatural Key. She's joined by Agent Jake Timber, who must face his own fears as they decipher clues left behind by Kabbalist scholars. From ancient sites in Spain to Israel and the Czech Republic, Morgan and Jake must follow the trail to the Key while evading Adam Kadmon, a man consumed by a lust for dark power.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An honest review is not always easy...

    • By Maggie Simpson on 07-11-15

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 7

    • One Day in New York

    • An ARKANE Thriller, Book 7
    • By: J. F. Penn
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    When a woman is crucified on a burning cross in downtown Manhattan, it marks the beginning of a dangerous crusade. The Confessors seek the powerful relic of a dark angel, and they will stop at nothing to get it.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Action in overdrive!

    • By Foy on 08-03-15

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 8

    • Destroyer of Worlds

    • ARKANE, Book 8
    • By: J.F. Penn
    • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    A bomb explodes in the center of London and a fragment of an ancient Hindu sculpture is stolen from the ARKANE Headquarters by a secret organization bent on mass murder. If the sculpture is put together again, it will reveal the key to the Brahmastra, a weapon with the power of a nuclear explosion.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • fast paced, good read!

    • By TinkerMel on 10-12-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 9

    • End of Days

    • ARKANE, Book 9
    • By: J. F. Penn
    • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    A marble tablet found in the ruins of Babylon warns of the resurrection of a banished serpent in the final days. A sarcophagus is discovered in the deepest ocean, locked by seven seals scattered throughout the ancient world. As the Brotherhood of the Serpent race to find the seals before a rare lunar eclipse over the heart of Jerusalem, ARKANE agents Morgan Sierra and Jake Timber battle to find them first.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well told the snakes didn't even trouble me

    • By Cyn on 04-30-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 10

    • Valley of Dry Bones

    • ARKANE, Book 10
    • By: J.F. Penn
    • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    When a long-hidden tomb and a body covered in voodoo symbols are found in New Orleans, ARKANE agent Jake Timber discovers a mystery that stretches back to the Spanish Empire and the bloody dungeons of the Inquisition. But he is not the only one who seeks the Hand of Ezekiel. A shadowy billionaire, backed by those who seek immortality at any price, will stop at nothing to find the relics that can turn bones to living flesh.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Facing what they've lived through, and more.

    • By MelHay on 03-13-19

    Regular price: $19.95