In this fast-paced sequel to The Shroud Conspiracy "that Dan Brown fans will love" (Library Journal), the child cloned from the blood on the Shroud of Turin has the potential to change the world--or to destroy it for good. "John Heubusch is brilliant. I would read anything he writes" (Peggy Noonan, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author).
In this "sensational sequel" (Steve Forbes), a fallen angel is mistakenly resurrected from the blood of an evil "Watcher" taken from the Shroud of Turin, and the fiend bestows an unstoppable plague on the world. Dr. Jon Bondurant, the forensic anthropologist and avowed atheist, joins with devout Domenika Josef to bring another child of the Shroud into the world to save it, this one borne of DNA believed to be that of Jesus Christ. Can this child be the answer to their--and mankind's--prayers?
His parents are uncertain just who the child is or what he will become, but when he starts demonstrating remarkable powers to heal, they begin to understand that whatever he is, he is not of this world. Might he bring miracles to the world when it needs them the most? Or has science given mankind a tool with which it will destroy itself as the tempting power of the Watcher unfolds?
What follows is a globe-spanning chase to uncover the truth and stop a pandemic that just may wipe out humanity once and for all in a "smart, electrifying thriller that delivers cover-to-cover" (Brad Thor, #1 New York Times
bestselling author of Spymaster