A claw print scorched into the wall...
The stench of sulfur in the air...
Has the Devil come to claim his due?
Behind the gates of a fabulous Hampton estate, FBI Special Agent
Pendergast discovers the carnage of a gruesome crimea nightmare of
seemingly supernatural origin. The smoldering remains of infamous art critic
Jeremy Grove, a melted cross branding his chest, are found in a locked,
barricaded attic. The hoofprint singed into the floorboards and the smell of
brimstone recall the legendary horrors that befall those who make a pact
with the Devil.
Reuniting with police officers Vincent D'Agosta and Laura Hayward,
Pendergast combs New York hoping for a simple explanation: a villain who is
merely a man. But his search takes him beyond the exclusive clubs and luxury
penthouses of Manhattan to a crumbling, legend-shrouded castle in the
Italian countryside, where thirty years ago four men conjured
Featuring bone-chilling suspense and Preston and Child's trademark
meticulous research and vivid detail, Brimstone is the duo'sand
Pendergast'smost dangerous and gripping adventure yet.