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Ment of an ancient stone map he stumbles across a startling secert a hidden message carved inside the stone itself The discovery propels him on a perilous journey from the labyrinth beneath the Colosseum to the biblical era tunnels of Jerusalem in search of a hidden 2000 year old artifact sought by empires throughout the ages As MArcus and a passionate UN preservationist Dr Emili Travia dig deeply into the past they're stunned to discover not only an anicent intellige. Cliche predictable melodramatic and anti climacticIt would appear that I disagree with the majority of the reviewers here Perhaps this is a good thing as reviewers need opinions from both sides of the spectrum There are several 3 star reviews that I agree with but I don't believe the book deserves three stars I will state that I very rarely rate a book 1 star as I know how difficult it is to write a novel and the effort alone unless there seems to have been none deserves somethingThis book had me rolling my eyes constantly mainly at the 'one liners' I stopped counting at 10 times that I rolled my eyes within the first 50 pages This book had me guessing far too easily who was going to end up being a bad guy that is not a give away; all books of this sort have secret bad guys and finding I was right The book contradicts itself several timesI thought about 34 of the way through that the book was going to surprise me and take a sudden turn that would blow my mind I thought I was going to be writing a 4 star review at that point but that little change lasted 10 pages and my eyes rolled yet againThe characters are cardboard cutouts of the genre The story is a styrofoam attempt at the genre I would not compare this to The Da Vinci Code as so many people do with any sort of religioushistorical thriller and in honesty I'm tired of those connections as the genre was around long before Dan Brown produced his mediocre DVC; Angels Demons was much better anyway in my humble opinion The author's style of writing is not compelling and did not draw me in So what you are left with is another empty archaeological thriller sorry for the uotation marks but it wasn't thrilling to me with a sacred and powerful treasure that must be found by following clues that were left centuries ago Blah blah blah Yada yada yada More of the sameI just did not think this was a good book I thought it was boring except for those 10 pages 34 of the way through I thought it was trite and cliche and genre dependant I may have made up that word It works as a descriptive term as usedI guess this is a good diversion judging from the glowing reviews but I did not get it I read it I'm glad I'm done with it I probably won't read anything else by this authorGood luckchokengtitiktitikchokengs If I were to recommend books in this genre I would suggest from my recent list of good reads The Lost Throne or Gold of Kings I enjoyed both of these books and gave each 4 stars it takes a LOT for me to rate a book 5 stars Icon and Logos unless there seems to have been none deserves somethingThis book had me rolling my eyes constantly mainly at the 'one liners' I stopped counting at 10 times that I rolled my eyes within the first 50 pages This book had me guessing far too easily who was going to end الأمثال العامية في تطوان و البلاد العربية - المقدمات و الأمثال المجردة up being a bad guy that is not a give away; all books of this sort have secret bad guys and finding I was right The book contradicts itself several timesI thought about 34 of the way through that the book was going to surprise me and take a sudden turn that would blow my mind I thought I was going to be writing a 4 star review at that point but that little change lasted 10 pages and my eyes rolled yet againThe characters are cardboard cutouts of the genre The story is a styrofoam attempt at the genre I would not compare this to The Da Vinci Code as so many people do with any sort of religioushistorical thriller and in honesty I'm tired of those connections as the genre was around long before Dan Brown produced his mediocre DVC; Angels Demons was much better anyway in my humble opinion The author's style of writing is not compelling and did not draw me in So what you are left with is another empty archaeological thriller sorry for the Architecture uotation marks but it wasn't thrilling to me with a sacred and powerful treasure that must be found by following clues that were left centuries ago Blah blah blah Yada yada yada More of the sameI just did not think this was a good book I thought it was boring except for those 10 pages 34 of the way through I thought it was trite and cliche and genre dependant I may have made The Bachelor Chronicles up that word It works as a descriptive term as Killing Time (Eliza Gordon Mysteries, usedI guess this is a good diversion judging from the glowing reviews but I did not get it I read it I'm glad I'm done with it I probably won't read anything else by this authorGood luckchokengtitiktitikchokengs If I were to recommend books in this genre I would suggest from my recent list of good reads The Lost Throne or Gold of Kings I enjoyed both of these books and gave each 4 stars it takes a LOT for me to rate a book 5 stars

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Nce operation to protect the artifact but also a ruthless modern plot to destroy all trace of it by a mysterious radical bent on erasing every remnant of Jewish and Christian presence from the Temple Mount With a cutting edge plot as intricately layered as the ancient sites it explores The Last Ember is a gripping thriller spanning the high stakes worlds of archaeology politics and terrorism in its portrayal of the modern struggle to define and redefine history itself. Jonathan Marcus an American lawyer is sent to Rome by his law firm to examine and authenticate a client's fragment of a stone map He is a former disgraced doctorate candidate specializing in the biblical era Upon examination he finds a hidden message carved inside the stone He presents his findings in court against his former colleague and lover a UN preservationist Dr Emili TraviaAfter the case Emili and Jonathan start to dig deeper and deeper into the past They are driven into a and perilous route from a labyrinth under the Colosseum to the ancient tunnels of Jerusalem They seek a 2000 year old eight foot menorah A terrorist group wanting to eradicate this symbol of freedom is close on their trails every step of the way They get help from a old rabbi in Rome who explains the story of a possible Jewish double agent Josephus Flavius who managed against all odds to possibly save the menorah when Jerusalem was razed by the Romans This menorah according to legend has been kept lit throughout eternity Jonathan's doctoral thesis was about Josephus FlaviusUnfortunately I know little of the Roman and Biblical region of Jerusalem and found myself a little bogged down in trying to understand the geography politics and religions of that era But this is a wonderful thriller and full of information I had no idea of the destruction going on under Temple Mount and the complexity of the jurisdiction of Temple Mount I also loved the spy intrigue of Josephus FlaviusPolitical intrigue archaeology religion and pulse racing thriller is what awaits the reader It is like a one stop book buffet The greatest mentors in the Bible under the Colosseum to the ancient tunnels of Jerusalem They seek a 2000 year old eight foot menorah A terrorist group wanting to eradicate this symbol of freedom is close on their trails every step of the way They get help from a old rabbi in Rome who explains the story of a possible Jewish double agent Josephus Flavius who managed against all odds to possibly save the menorah when Jerusalem was razed by the Romans This menorah according to legend has been kept lit throughout eternity Jonathan's doctoral thesis was about Josephus FlaviusUnfortunately I know little of the Roman and Biblical region of Jerusalem and found myself a little bogged down in trying to Gay on a Dare understand the geography politics and religions of that era But this is a wonderful thriller and full of information I had no idea of the destruction going on Cooking for Beginners under Temple Mount and the complexity of the jurisdiction of Temple Mount I also loved the spy intrigue of Josephus FlaviusPolitical intrigue archaeology religion and pulse racing thriller is what awaits the reader It is like a one stop book buffet

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An Italian antiuities suad discovers a woman's preserved corpse inside an ancient column Pages torn from priceless manuscripts litter the floor of an abandoned warehouse An illegal excavation burrows beneath Jerusalem's Dome of the rome ground sacred to three religions Jonathan Marcus a young American lawyer and a former doctoral student in classics has become a sought after commodity among antiguities dealers But when he is summoned to Rome to examine a client's frag. FascinatingWhen an author adds historical data to the story it can create a captivating tale for the readers It was incredible how much was written about ancient times along with significant detail on Rome’s Colosseum and the Temple Mount in Jerusalem It was a fascinating book and recommended to those who are eager for an action packed crime thriller which comes with a bonus of immense historical detail of times long ago