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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The Second Messiah ~ Giveaway and Review


In the desert near Jerusalem, an archaeologist is murdered after he uncovers stunning evidence in a Dead Sea scroll about the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. The two-thousand-year-old parchment containing enigmatic references to not one but two messiahs is stolen before it can be fully translated.

In Rome, a charismatic American priest with long-hidden secrets is elected pope, setting off widespread panic among some of the faithful who question whether he is the anti-Christ or the world’s new savior. As the conspiracy over the scroll explodes into a political and religious standoff, two people find themselves on the run, trying to stay one step ahead of unknown assassins in their search for truth.

Archaeologist Jack Cane and Israeli police inspector Lela Raul must solve the mystery of the Second Messiah and uncover the real secret behind the message of Jesus before they are permanently silenced and the scroll and its contents are forever lost to humanity.

In the latest suspense thriller from Glenn Meade, The Second Messiah, takes the readers into a dangerous journey through various countries in the Middle East searching for the stolen scrolls that may change how the world views religion from here on out, and someone will do whatever it takes to make sure that no one knows they exist. Unfortunately more than one person does, and those would be the archaeologists that discovered the scroll. They have read a portion of what it says and now know just how valuable this find is to the world. The last thing this big was the discovery of the Dead Sea scrolls.

Now Jack Cane and his team will stop at nothing until they find and recover the missing scroll while the newest pope, Celestine the Sixth, whose former name was Cardinal John Becket, is out to disclose all the hidden secrets of the Vatican and offering full disclosure of anything the church has held since the beginning of the Rome Catholic Church. However, most within the church realize how much that information could destroy the faith of the public in regards to the church. Just what is the newest popes mission by opening the church to the public?

I received this book compliments of Howard Books, a division of Simon and Schuster Publishers for my honest review and LOVED the intrigue and suspense that unravels literally right in the first chapter. It held my interest throughout and had me flipping pages so quickly just to see how this was all going to turn out. For me, those are signs of a best seller and why I am rating this one a 5 out of 5 stars.

For more information on this book, the author and where to pick up a copy of this book, please click on the link below:


Thanks to the generous folks at Howard Books, they are providing a giveaway copy to one lucky follower of my blog who enters. Here's all you need to do:

1. Be a follower of my blog, Reviews From The Heart.

2. Be a resident of the US or have a US shipping address. Please No P.O Boxes.

3. Leave me a comment and share why you would be interested in this giveaway along with your email address. You can use the words (at) and (dot) instead of the symbols.

The giveaway will end on December 15th and I will be notifying the winner by email at that time.

11 comments:

  1. I am a GFC follower

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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  2. This sounds like an interesting and exciting book to read.

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  3. I always wanted to be an archeologist...so reading about them is almost as good!
    I follow w/ my name jacque stengel
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  4. Archeology is soooo interesting to me. This sounds like a book that will keep me awake at night until I finish it.
    I follow via GFC.
    I live in the US.

    lag110 at mchsi dot com

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  5. I'm a GFC follower and USA resident, sounds like a great mystery.
    Theresa N
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  6. I forgot to add my e mail on the previous giveaway! phamilybusiness1 at aim dot com
    I follow you and always enjoy reading a good book. This one is no exception. sounds fascinating! Thanks Kat

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  7. I love books like this that are full of suspense :) Archeology is really interesting too. Thanks for the giveaway!

    booksandboston{at}gmail{dot}com

    (I'm a follower and have a U.S. shipping address)

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  8. I enjoy reading so much. i'm going to dab into genres that i have not read for 2012 and this book fits well into that challenge.
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  9. Sounds like a good read—please enter me to win! I'm a follower!!

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  10. GFC Follower & US Resident

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

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  11. This book sounds really interesting. I like to books about history and books about Jesus. Thanks for the chance.

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

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