The Deceit Paperback
by Tom Knox
High-concept adventure thriller set in Egypt and Cornwall.
What connects a lost hoard of ancient religious texts with a revival in satanic rituals?
Perfect for fans of Wilbur Smith. AN ANCIENT SECRET When a renowned historian is found dead in a cave in the Sahara, his former student Ryan Harper vows to find out what happened.
Rumour suggests he'd uncovered a priceless religious text, obsessively hidden for centuries by a network of holy men.
BROUGHT TO LIGHT Meanwhile, on Cornwall's remote western moorlands disturbing rituals are taking place - rituals that appear to have Egyptian connections.
Working the case, DI Karen Trevithick is caught up in a dangerous mystery that will threaten the person she loves most.
WILL SHAKE THE WORLD With the help of filmmaker Helen Fassbinder, Ryan finds himself in a race against time to decipher the ancient text.
Pursued across Egypt by those who would use its secrets to devastating effect, Ryan draws ever closer to an unspeakable truth.
A truth that will expose the most shocking deceit the world has ever known...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 464 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 09/05/2013
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9780007459193