Another cutting-edge thriller set at the intersection of
science, religion, and history from the bestselling author of The
New York Times bestselling author Raymond Khoury- whose
debut novel, The Last Templar, has sold more than a
million copies in the United States, and whose second, The
Sanctuary, was also a major national bestseller-returns with
The Sign. Like the first two, this new thriller combines
gripping contemporary suspense with a high-concept mystery rooted
in history, philosophy, religion, and science. And like those
novels, it is bound for bestseller lists nationwide.
In Antarctica, a scientific expedition drops anchor for a live
news feed. As the CNN journalist begins her report, a massive,
shimmering sphere of light suddenly appears in the sky, enveloping
the ship in luminous white light before disappearing as
mysteriously as it arrived-the entire event witnessed by an
incredulous world audience.
Meanwhile in a dusty bar in Egypt, a dozen men are lazily
discussing the state of the world when the brilliant, glowing
symbol on the television stops them cold. One man breaks out in a
sweat, crosses himself repeatedly, and rushes out of the bar
muttering the same phrase over and over again: It can't
Across the Internet and around the globe, a stunning controversy
threatens to consume the world: Has God finally decided to reveal
himself? Or is something more sinister at hand?