The Genesis Code Paperback
by John Case
Joe Lassiter is an ex-FBI investigator bent on revenge .
His sister and young nephew have been murdered and the killer hospitalised.
Despite warnings from the police Lassiter will stop at nothing to discover why.
His search leads him to uncover an attempt by the Vatican to destroy all traces of a discovery that has sent them into such an alarm, that they have charged a right-wing fundamentalist hit-squad to rid the world of all evidence of it.
The discovery originates from a confession in a remote village in Italy.
A confession that sends the local priest into a panic and the Vatican into an uproar.
The confession belongs to the late Dr Franco Baresi, and concerns the work at his fertility clinic - a fertility clinic that Lassiter's sister attended and, as he horrifyingly discovers, all the other victims in a recent series of murders that have swept the world.
Women who were infertile until they attended the clinic.
Lassiter must discover the remaining mothers before the hit men, and meanwhile his sister's killer is on the loose...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 544 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 03/07/1998
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780099184126
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Review by miketroll
Formula thriller with a Da Vinci Code flavour, published BEFORE the Da Vinci Code, only without the latter's inexplicable sales success.