The Sacred Blood by Michael Byrnes

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The riveting sequel to the international bestseller The Sacred Bones, Michael Byrnes’s The Sacred Blood is a provocative, heart-racing thriller in the Dan Brown mode while adding a bold new twist to the genre. A heart-stopping story that blends archeology, history, science, and religion, The Sacred Blood concerns a race to possess the world’s most powerful relic as the clock ticks down to Armageddon. Action-packed and full of surprises, here is high-octane entertainment for lovers of The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol, and the New York Times bestselling Sigma Force novels of James Rollins.


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Michael Byrnes attended Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey, and earned his graduate degree in business administration at Rutgers. Byrnes lives in Florida with his wife, Caroline, and daughters, Vivian and Camille.
Published March 11, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 351 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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Jesus Christ's mortal remains turned up in a secret crypt below Jerusalem's Temple Mount in Byrnes's 2007 debut, The Sacred Bones . Now DNA extract

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I found this novel engrossing and it definitely made me think about how theology and genetics fit together and what the implications would be if an ossuary holding Jesus’ bones was found.

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