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The Brotherhood of the Holy Shroud

by Julia Navarro, Andrew Hurley (translator)

The Brotherhood of the Holy Shroud
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  • Published in USA  Dec 2006
    416 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Following a trail that stretches from the humble meeting places of the earliest Christian communities to the highest councils of the Vatican and the boardrooms that rule the world, Valoni and his associates will find themselves in the cross fire of an ancient conflict forged by mortal sacrifice, assassination, and secret societies with ties to the shadowy legend of the Knights Templars.

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"Terrifically lively characterizations and the author's passion for her subject make this one stand out." - Kirkus.
"Brotherhood is to the Holy Shroud what Da Vinci Code is to the Holy Grail. Recommended for most popular fiction collections." - Library Journal.
"This was a bestseller in Europe, and while Navarro never gets up to Da Vinci Code speed, she does neatly solve the pesky problem of just why carbon dating puts the age of the shroud at the 13th or 14th century." - PW.
'Plenty of action and a cast of well-drawn characters will satisfy The Da Vinci Code fans, though, as in Dan Brown's book, the biblical history is not always accurate." - Booklist.

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