The Sacred Impostor

Publisher: Great Reads Books

Pub Date: 10/22/2012

ISBN: 0971869456

EAN: 9780971869455

Binding: Paperback

US SRP: $16.95 - (Discount: REG)

BISAC Categories: Fiction | General & Thriller

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The stunning third installment in acclaimed author J R Lankford's sweeping series that mixes science and belief, this time in a human drama of Mexican culture, family ties, sex and greed. The saga began with the international hit, THE JESUS THIEF, a thriller in which wealthy Upper East Side New York scientist, Felix Rossi, attempted to produce a clone using DNA stolen from the Shroud of Turin. In the sequel, THE SECRET MADONNA, his Harlem house maid, Maggie Johnson, and a mysterious 10-year-old boy were tracked to Italy by powerful magnate Theomund Brown, who wanted the boy dead.

In THE SACRED IMPOSTOR, a troubled Maggie finds herself in a deadly rivalry with the mesmerizing Coral Anders, once employed to seduce Brown's powerful visitors. Both women love Sam Duffy, who betrayed them. Now they are drawn into the dangerous web of Luis Moctezuma who controls Brown's empire and is involved in human smuggling across the Mexican border.

The stakes skyrocket as rumor spreads that Maggie is carrying a sacred clone.

From the penthouses and ethnic hubbub of New York, to the grand casas and poverty of Mexico City, from the Vatican to the altars of the Virgin of Guadalupe, a thrilling battle ensues over the second infant whose genes may be divine.

“A heady blend of diverse cultures, religions, and human passions ... the story is engaging, and the characters well drawn." - Publishers Weekly

“Fresh view of Mexican-American tensions” - Kirkus