Three hundred were slaughtered, sixty more were taken as slaves—and nine men rose to avenge their deaths and pledge their lives to “the defense of Jerusalem and the protection of pilgrims. The knights templar, robed in white with crimson crosses and armed to protect Christians from threatening persecution.
Nine hundred years later, a series of similar devastating, coordinated attacks leaves the Church reeling during Holy Week—and bewildered by the possibility that the legendary Knights of Christ have risen from the shadows of legend into the light of activation. When the order of thaddeus, sepio launches its most harrowing operation yet—to not only protect the Church and bring the perpetrators to justice, is embroiled in the mayhem without any answers, ancient defender of the Christian faith, but to confront the mysterious men in white avenging Christian persecution once again.
Templars Rising Order of Thaddeus Book 6 #ad - Templars rising is a story of faith and persecution, vengeance and martyrdom that leverages the familiar conspiracy suspense of Dan Brown, the special-ops muscle of James Rollins’s Sigma Force novels, and the historical insight of Steve Berry’s Cotton Malone series—delivering an explosive religious thriller that abandons Hollywood-style Templar conspiracies for the remarkable historical truth behind the ancient religious order.
In a truly original story ripped from the unreported headlines chronicling the horrifying persecution of the worldwide Church, J. A.
Grail of Power Order of Thaddeus Book 5EmmausWay Press #ad - A mythic grail. And soon it becomes clear an ancient cultic threat is seeking a mythic religious relic:the Holy Grail that held the blood of Jesus Christ. But is it so mythical? and why is the church’s archenemy so desperate to find it?Those two haunting questions launch the SEPIO agents on their most harrowing mission yet with a clock ticking to find answers just before Christmas.
Which means day one of his new job with the Order of Thaddeus—ancient defender of the Christian faith—has begun ten days early. A. Bouma weaves an adventurous, action-packed page-turner new readers will devour—while offering several explosive reveals that will leave fans of the inventive series satisfied with long-awaited answers.
Grail of Power Order of Thaddeus Book 5 #ad - Grab the 5th book in the bestselling series readers have exclaimed: “Indiana Jones, step aside, I have a new hero - Silas Grey!”. But when fellow sepio agent matt gapinski shows up on his beach with a secret mission straight from the Vatican, he knows trouble has found him once again. Blood with the power to save.
Silas grey is taking a much-needed vacation after the year has turned his life on end. A legendary quest. Spanning historic europe and medieval church history, the agents race to solve this threatening puzzle until the final pieces are brought together in a final showdown that will leave readers all at once breathless and inspired.
Grail of power leverages the familiar conspiracy suspense of dan brown, the special-ops muscle of James Rollins’s Sigma Force novels, and the historical insight of Steve Berry’s Cotton Malone series to deliver an explosive religious conspiracy thriller with a technothriller edge— plumbing the depths and significance of the most recognizable religious figure in history: Jesus of Nazareth.
American God Order of Thaddeus Book 4EmmausWay Press #ad - A. Not only that, whether they succeed or fail will have national stakes as the country straddles the knife-edge separation of Church and State. In a race against the election clock, will they succeed before that separation is breached and religious confusion floods the nation?Once again, emerging author J.
And the mystery medallion is revealed to be rooted in a more explosive origin stretching back to the early decades of America’s founding and the founding of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Silas and the order’s sepio operatives embark on a timely mission ripped from the headlines to protect the integrity of the authentic Church.
American God Order of Thaddeus Book 4 #ad - The authentic Christian faith. But when the election takes a remarkably dramatic turn, it becomes apparent that a conspiracy threatens not only America, but also the Church. Never more at risk. Ex-ranger-turned-professor Silas Grey is at an all-time low. His career is in jeopardy, a mormon republican, the woman he cares about is in the hospital, and there’s a presidential election upending the status quo—a three-way race between a Catholic Democrat, and an Evangelical Independent.
Bouma weaves a tale that leverages the familiar elements of dan Brown’s religious conspiracy and James Rollin’s special-ops suspense, informed by Steve Berry’s historical insights—delivering an explosively gripping political thriller with a religious edge that is thoroughly rooted in historical and religious fact.
Join the action-packed fourth book in the inventive bestselling archaeological thriller series that will leave you holding your breath at every turn. So when a former classmate shows up with a mysterious medallion with ancient markings of conflicting origin, he knows trouble is on the horizon.
Hidden Covenant Order of Thaddeus Book 3EmmausWay Press #ad - Matt gapinski and a new sepio recruit track a high-value operative of the Order’s ancient nemesis that reveals the stakes are even higher for both the ancient Jewish relic and the Christian faith. In this explosive third adventure in the bestselling order of Thaddeus religious conspiracy thriller series, twists and turns spanning three continents will leave you wondering where the Ark of the Covenant has been hidden for two and a half millennia—and what would happen to the world religious scene if it were found.
Will silas and the sepio operatives stop the threat against the Church and the Ark before it’s too late?Once again, emerging author J. What happened to it and where did it go?The world is about to find out. Silas grey—ex-army ranger and leading relics professor—is drawn back into the fray with an urgent mission from the ancient religious Order of Thaddeus after a former professor makes headlines for unveiling the location of the Lost Ark.
Hidden Covenant Order of Thaddeus Book 3 #ad - Bouma leverages the familiar elements of dan brown’s religious conspiracy and James Rollin’s special-ops suspense, informed by Steve Berry’s historical insights and Joel Rosenberg’s thrilling inspiration—delivering “a passionate historical fiction that draws you into the story from the very beginning.
Engage this propulsive new archaeological thriller adventure straddling thrill and thought, faith and doubt—combining fact, faith, and fiction like few contemporary religious writers. Fact: around 586 bc the ark vanished from Israel’s temple, never to be seen again. But soon it is clear things are not as they seem—and the struggle has never been greater for the Church.
Because not only is there a startling discovery that changes the mission entirely.
Rite of Darkness Order of Thaddeus Book 7EmmausWay Press #ad - And when the truth of what has been unleashed threatens one of their own, the entire game changes—leading to a climax that will leave readers clutching their chest with frightful anticipation staring down the Devil himself. With echoes of frank peretti and stephen King, heart-pounding, this page-turning, historically-rooted tale is ripe for a world plagued by a rise in frightening wickedness and a fascination with witchcraft.
Then the case takes a dramatic turn when evidence points to an unearthed occult history. A. An evil unleashed. Bouma combines faith, fact, and fiction like few writers to weave an explosively inventive religious thriller steeped in occult suspense that raises the stakes for the Order of Thaddeus like never before—taking the series and its characters in a direction that will leave fans speechless.
Grab the 7th book in the bestselling religious suspense series readers say offers a "highly entertaining" and "compelling read"! An occult past unearthed. Will the world survive a rising demonic force?On Halloween, a raging psychopath unleashes a menacing evil that rivals recent mass shooting events—only this one is different.
Rite of Darkness Order of Thaddeus Book 7 #ad - J. Questions surround the identity of the man and his past, his motives, what he was carrying with him and why—and more importantly: why he appeared to be possessed by supernatural, demonic forces. Sounds like just the job for sepio, the muscular arm of the Order of Thaddeus, ancient defender of the Church, whose agents were caught up in the mayhem—and who fear all is not as it seems.
The Thirteenth Apostle Order of Thaddeus Book 2EmmausWay Press #ad - Bouma, straddling thrill and thought, faith and doubt—a ride people are saying “will not only excite and thrill you but give you something to think about and inspire you. ”. With this grave threat against the apostolic memory deepening, Silas’s mission to uncover the mysteries of the Gospel of Judas and motives of his friend is made more urgent—but there are doubts, and his efforts are thwarted at every turn.
Can he preserve the eyewitness memory of jesus’ earliest apostles before jesus’ story is altered forever?The Thirteenth Apostle is the second book in the bestselling Order of Thaddeus action-adventure thriller series that leverages the familiar conspiracy suspense of Dan Brown and special-ops thrill of James Rollins, wrapped in the historical insight of Steve Berry and inspiration of Ted Dekker.
Join this explosively inventive, action-packed adventure by emerging author J. But the motives of this long-lost friend are mysterious, and the consequences for Silas’s faith are ominous. Meanwhile, ancient defender of the christian faith, the Order of Thaddeus, discovers the stolen apostle relic is part of a larger conspiracy that grows in significance and severity with each passing day.
What if the story of jesus isn’t the one that happened?after terrorists attack a cathedral in Chicago and steal an ancient relic belonging to one of Jesus’ apostles, ex-Army Ranger and professor of religious studies Silas Grey chances upon someone from his past who appears with a remarkable offer.
The Thirteenth Apostle Order of Thaddeus Book 2 #ad - Eli denton invites silas to help him verify one of early Christianity’s most recent—and most controversial—archaeological finds: The Gospel of Judas. A. Containing “the secret account of the revelation that Jesus spoke with Judas Iscariot, ” it tells a remarkably different story than the one contained in the Church’s recognized Gospels.
Holy Shroud Order of Thaddeus Book 1EmmausWay Press #ad - Spanning the globe from washington to paris to Jerusalem, Silas and the Order combine forces to plunge into a desperate mission for the very survival of the Church and all it holds dear. Can they preserve the memory of its central belief before its archenemy erases it forever?Holy Shroud is the first book in the inventive bestselling Order of Thaddeus action-adventure thriller series leveraging the familiar conspiracy suspense and special-ops thrill of James Rollins, wrapped in the historical insight of Steve Berry and inspiration of Ted Dekker.
Embark on this new action-packed adventure by emerging author J. They are a sign of an even greater threat reemerging from the shadows of history. Coming to his aid is the order of Thaddeus, a religious order that has been battling for the very survival of the Church since its birth. A religious belief under siege.
Holy Shroud Order of Thaddeus Book 1 #ad - Silas grey—ex-army ranger, professor of religious studies, and leading relics expert—is on the verge of rocking the religious and nonreligious alike with scientific proof of the Church’s central belief: Jesus Christ’s resurrection. A sacred relic. Bouma that combines faith, fact, and fiction like few religious writers—delivering a “highly entertaining” and “compelling” page-turner people have all agreed “you won't want to put it down!”.
A. An ancient threat.
Original Sins The Vatican Knights Book 18EmpirePRESS & EmpireENTERTAINMENT #ad - He kills with impunity and acts with the cold fortitude of a machine. Inside the vatican, a cardinal receives spiritual insight about a deadly killer. Before kimball hayden became a vatican knight, he was the commander of the Pieces of Eight, a kill squad that worked as part of a black-arm force of the CIA.
Watching from the shadows, however, are the elite commandos of the Vatican Knights. In a washington, D. C. But as kimball hayden begins to see the negative cost of his actions, he slowly becomes the prey to a predator with absolute power. Suburb, a family is executed by a government assassin. While flying at an altitude of 10, 000 feet, an editor of a newspaper is murdered.
Original Sins The Vatican Knights Book 18 #ad - In the middle of the night as a bus leaves Washington, D. C. Travelers are gunned down in an act of terrorism. When kimball hayden is deemed expendable by his peers, rick jones weaves a tale of one man’s fall from grace, will the Vatican interfere and offer him a way to the Light? Or will Kimball continue his path to Darkness and fall victim to those who wish him dead? From the bestselling author of the Vatican Knights series, a rise to redemption, and a journey of rediscovery.
But when he begins to question the morality of his actions and the motives of his superiors, he is placed within the crosshairs by high-end principals who want to see him dead.
The Dark Temple Harker Chronicles Book 4Canelo Action #ad - A brutal cult. There he learns of a disturbing murder, and a strange riddle hinting at a sinister truth. Now the fate of the templars hangs in the balance, at risk from a powerful conspiracy, unbelievably, which, seems to lead back to the very source of evil: the Devil himself. A stunning conspiracy thriller you’ll have to read to believe, perfect for fans of Scott Mariani, Chris Kuzneski and Dan Brown.
The Dark Temple Harker Chronicles Book 4 #ad - A primal evil. At a remote farmhouse outside turin, professor alex harker is settling into his new life in the Templar Brotherhood, a mysterious religious exorcism goes horribly wrong, setting in motion a series of catastrophic events, that threatens to bring the world to its knees…Meanwhile, when he is suddenly whisked away to the Tower of London.
A gruesome rite.
The Spanish Papers: A Dan Kotler Archaeological ThrillerHappy Pants Books #ad - Together they race to solve the riddle of the Spanish Papers and to prevent a rogue organization from using the vault of ancient treasures to succeed where Hitler's forces failed. The fate of the modern world—and that of billions of lives—is at stake. This is the eighth full-length novel in the Dan Kotler Archaeological Thrillers, and it is a sequel to the exclusive short story The Jani Sigil, available on the author's website.
They are skilled, and capable, cunning, acting as a scalpel on the battlefield and bringing Hitler one victory after another. The división azul—the blue division—is a Spanish military force fighting for the Nazis against the Russians on the Eastern Front. But unknown to hitler, preserving the most dangerous and powerful artifacts in a vault hidden deep in the mountains of the Sonoran Desert, and are secretly working against Hitler's interests, an ancient secret order has infiltrated the ranks of the Blue Division, in Arizona.
The Spanish Papers: A Dan Kotler Archaeological Thriller #ad - Dan kotler—archaeologist and FBI Consultant—is back, along with his partner Agent Roland Denzel. They believe secrets give them powerworld war ii—hitler is obsessed with gathering ancient knowledge and artifacts from around the globe, in an effort to consolidate the wisdom and power of long-gone cultures and rule the modern world.
The Napoleon Affair: A Sean Wyatt Archaeological Thriller Sean Wyatt Adventure Book 18138 Publishing #ad - The napoléon affair will keep you guessing until all of its secrets are finally revealed. Get into some of the best adventure fiction kindle unlimited has to offer and find out why Ernest Dempsey is one of the hottest adventure fiction authors in the genre. And the catholic church has spent untold blood and treasure to recover them—often to no avail.
This archaeological thriller will keep you burning through the pages long into the night. So, when a high-ranking cardinal is murdered in his Vatican apartment over clues he might possess to the whereabouts of a relic considered truly divine, the Vatican calls in the experts. They enlist former secret agent sean wyatt; his wife, the renowned archaeologist Tommy Schultz, the missing relic, if at all possible, to help find both the cardinal’s killer and, Adriana; and his best friend, thought to have been hidden by Napoléon Bonaparte two hundred years ago.
This relic—a ring worn by john the Baptist—is rumored to possess unfathomable power, rendering its wearer nearly invincible, able to wield the very power of God. For nearly two thousand years, the Catholic Church has revered and protected its priceless, sprawling inventory of holy relics. From the bones of apostles to pieces of the cross Jesus died on, Catholics worldwide have long viewed their cherished relics as sacred—reminders of the possibility of miracles, of the power of the Almighty.
The Napoleon Affair: A Sean Wyatt Archaeological Thriller Sean Wyatt Adventure Book 18 #ad - But some of the holiest relics in all of Christendom have been lost down through the centuries to war, thieves, or worse. And the grand master of a once-powerful order of medieval Catholic knights wants it to help his twisted holy warriors regain their former glory. They’ll stop at nothing until they possess the ring, kill Wyatt and his friends, overthrow the pope, and enlist believers worldwide into their unholy New Crusade.