Thursday, July 25, 2013

The Brotherhood Conspiracy {Review}

 

 

The Brotherhood Conspiracy by Terry Brennan

ISBN-13: 978-0825443176

368 pages

Kregel Publications, paperback

From the Publisher

Tom Bohannon's discovery of an ancient scroll led him on an international adventure and through mysteries of faith and politics, ending in a place not even he could imagine: the Third Temple of God hidden under Temple Mount in Jerusalem. But soon after his remarkable discovery, the future of the world changed again. Tom watched as a chasm tore apart Temple Mount, as new rivers swept through the Kidron Valley and into the streets of Old Jerusalem, their discovery swallowed by an earthquake, crushed under tons of stone and debris. A biblical prophecy realized. The final days were upon them.

Wondering how to recover from such a momentous find and such horrendous destruction, Tom's adventures are not over. No one knows how much time is left in these last days--a year? A hundred years? A thousand? Plagued by murderous dreams, Tom fears members of the Prophet Guard--killers who wear the Coptic cross with a lightning bolt slashing through it--are back and looking for him. But they are not the only threat to Tom and his team. Forces behind the Arab Spring have sinister plans. And underestimating their determination would be a fatal mistake.

The same fast-paced, page-turning prose that readers loved in The Sacred Cipher is back in Terry Brennan's eagerly awaited sequel, The Brotherhood Conspiracy.

 

My Thoughts

The Brotherhood Conspiracy is a fast-paced book full of action and intrigue, prophecy and a lot of Biblical history. The story takes us from New York to Jerusalem where tensions run high with the clash of two religions between Israel and the Middle East.  The discovery of the Tent of Meeting beneath the Temple Mount could drastically change the future between these two countries. It is an amazing discovery! Suddenly there is an earthquake which causes this important discovery to be buried!

I found this story full of suspense and very difficult to put down! This is a story that could have been taken from a page in our current events. With the political intrigue and stories we seem to hear daily from the Middle East.  I found the book well written and even though there were a lot of characters to keep track of in this book, the author lists all of the main characters in the beginning for easy reference. Having that to refer to helped me keep everyone straight. I also loved the historical facts that were included in the back of the book. If you love lots of intrigue and Biblical prophecy you will want to read The Brotherhood Conspiracy.  This is the second book in this series, but The Brotherhood Conspiracy can be read as a stand alone book.

 

 

About the Author

 

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Over the past 35 years, Terry Brennan has accumulated a broad range of experience in both the profit and non-profit business sectors.
His 22-year, award winning journalism career included:
* Seven years as a sportswriter and editor with The Philadelphia Bulletin, at the time the largest-circulation afternoon newspaper in the nation;
* Leading The Mercury of Pottstown (PA), as its editor, to a Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing;
* Serving as Executive Editor of a multi-national newspaper firm - Ingersoll Publications - with papers in the USA, England and Ireland.
In 1996 Brennan transferred his successful management career to the non-profit sector and served for 12 years as Vice President of Operations for the Christian Herald Association, Inc., the parent organization of four New York City ministries, including The Bowery Mission.
Now Chief Administrative Officer for the non-profit Care for the Homeless in New York City, Brennan also won the Valley Forge Award for editorial writing from the Freedoms Foundation.
His two adult sons and their families live in Pennsylvania. Terry and his wife Andrea live in New York City area. Their daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter live in West Chester County and their son resides in Lake Tahoe, CA. His first novel, The Sacred Cipher, was published by Kregel Publications and released in July of 2009. The sequel, The Brotherhood Conspiracy, will be released in June, 2013.

 

disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Kregel in exchange for my honest opinion. No other compensation was received. All opinions are my own. I was not required to write a positive review.

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