Mysticism, angels, evil spirits: Harvard Professor Cal Donovan investigates a scrying stone linked to the death of his parents.Algosh, Iraq, 1989. During an archaeological excavation Hiram Donovan uncovers a piece of meticulously knapped obsidian. Instinct tells him to hide it from others on the dig, so he sends it back to his wife in America with a note: John Dee, British Museum/Scrying stone? Days later Hiram is murdered with it made to look like an accident. But there was a witness. Decades later, on his death bed, the witness confesses to what he saw. Shortly afterwards, Cal Donovan - Professor of Archaeology at Harvard and Hiram's son - is told his mother has been killed. Upon finding the parcel still unopened alongside his father's mysterious note referencing Queen Elizabeth's astrologer and alchemist, Cal sets out to discover the truth. What he finds are fanatics determined to obtain the mystical stone, but for what purpose...?
Author: Glenn Cooper Publisher: Severn House Published: 11/05/2019 Pages: 224 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 1.00lbs Size: 8.50h x 5.80w x 1.00d ISBN: 9780727888938
Review Citation(s): Publishers Weekly 09/09/2019
About the Author Cooper, Glenn: - Glenn Cooper graduated with a degree in archaeology from Harvard and was formerly the Chairman and CEO of a biotechnology company in Massachusetts. His previous thrillers, including the bestselling Library of the Dead trilogy, have sold six million copies in more than thirty languages worldwide.