Pub Date 04 Jun 2019
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Ancient scrolls discovered by Rachel Careski threaten the power of the Church. Descendants of Pope Theopolis, sworn to protect Christianity, believe Soren Careski took possession of them after Rachel disappeared--but he is dead. Forty years later, Soren's son, Alex Careski receives an email from a dead man, he is fired from his job, shot at, his car is rammed, and his wife, Simone, is kidnapped. In London, two rare books go missing from the British Museum. The Director of Antiquities disappears. Her colleague is murdered and her would-be lover is caught up in the intrigue. Soren left boxes of diaries in Alex's cellar--will they help unravel the truth about the disappearances of Alex's wife, father, and aunt? Desperate for answers, he travels to Italy where he is kidnapped along with an enterprising young woman who is also embroiled in the deadly mysteries of the ancient scrolls.
"As good as Dan Brown's best and filled with gripping, clever twists, Lisa Towles' latest tale propels you through a deadly mystery delving into ancient texts - and it will keep you up all night. Definitely an intelligent page-turner." —A.C. Frieden, author of the Jonathan Brooks spy thriller series
"Lisa Towles weaves an exquisite tale of deception, ancient scrolls, and kidnapping that spans continents and lifetimes. Beautifully rendered, The Unseen is a must-read for thriller lovers!" —Cat Connor, Author of The Byte Series
"Loved this book - Towles' face-paced narrative delivers rich characters in a compelling story that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Don't wait for the movie!" —Leo Bottary, author of The Power of Peers and What Anyone Can Do
"The Unseen by Lisa Towles is nothing but a thrill-a-minute ride. Fans of Steve Berry and Dan Brown will enjoy this tale that circles around ancient history, as well as unresolved family issues." —J.H. Bográn, author of The Falcon Chronicles Series