LOST ANGEL, THE by Javier Sierra - SIGNED FIRST EDITION BOOKNew York Times bestselling author Javier Sierra returns with a heartpounding, apocalyptic thriller about mankind’s most ancient desire—and the modern evil some will unleash to obtain it.
religion has a story for how our species came to mix with yours and was
doomed to this planet. We are the sons of exiles. Cursed. Even man
condemned us, blaming us for all the evils of the world. On the one hand
you worshiped us, these beings who brought knowledge from the heavens.
But you also feared us for what we might want in return. . . .”
approximately seventy-two hours, a little-known Middle Eastern
terrorist group plans to bring about the end of the world. Convinced
that they are the descendants of angels, they believe they are on the
verge of at last being returned to heaven. Central to their plan is the
kidnapping of Martin Faber, an undercover American scientist whose
research has led him to an extraordinary secret.
hope for survival is his young wife, Julia Alvarez—a woman born with a
rare psychic gift. But she must find the courage to save her husband,
all while running from religious extremists and clandestine government
Sierra takes readers on an adventure across the world,
from the summit of Mount Ararat to the high desert of New Mexico, from
the monuments of Washington, DC, to the medieval city of Santiago de
Compostela in Spain. Sierra spent years investigating scientific and
historical mysteries related to mankind’s efforts to engage directly
with the Almighty.
The Lost Angel bears all the hallmarks
of Sierra’s erudite yet fast-paced brand of storytelling, combining
historical fact and fiction with dazzling narrative feats.