The last thing Renee Gilmore remembers is being rescued by a pair of unknown arms after her drug-dealer boyfriend attempts to murder her. She wakes up in a beautiful glass house surrounded by doctors and the man that saved her life, Lamont Myers. Lamont offers her protection, if she abides by his rules. Among these; she must not leave the house, making her the bird in his gilded cage.
Danny Hansen is a Bosnian immigrant who came to America to escape the bloodshed of his country and the memories of his own involvement. Danny is a priest who lives by a strict moral code, one which values the loving of others above all else. It is those that pretend to abide by religious and legal law but intentionally harm others that insence Danny. And he believes it is duty to show them the error of their ways. Those few that admit and renounce their behavior are forgiven and set free, but never without a severe reminder of their wrongdoings. Those that refuse to admit to their behavior are killed.
A year after Renee is rescued by Lamont he is murdered and she vows to seek revenge. At the same time, Danny has continued to carve a swath of judgement and punishment.
In their individual pursuits, Danny and Renee's paths become entangled and before long it is clear that neither of them may make it out of this hunt alive.
There is no stopping righteous vigilante justice when it teams up with an all-consuming revenge obsession. And that is exactly what happens in best-selling author Ted Dekker's thriller THE PRIEST'S GRAVEYARD. Danny Hansen fled Europe and painful memories to become a priest in the United States. Renee Gilmore has led a troubled life, but when she meets Lamont Myers everything changes--everything. When Lamont is murdered, Renee will stop at nothing to avenge his death. Her path crosses with Danny's, and the two launch a wild hunt for one very bad man.
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- April 19, 2011
- April 19, 2011
- Ted Dekker