The Last Secret of the Temple (Paperback)
Grove Press, 9780802143938, 555pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2008
A relentless and fast-paced thriller that moves from Egypt to Jerusalem to the Sinai Desert, that spans the millennia and involves Cathar heretics, Nazi prisoners, and modern-day suicide bombers, Paul Sussman's The Last Secret of the Temple is a thrilling, roller-coaster adventure that brilliantly examines the participants on both sides of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Timely, important, and completely absorbing, it marks Paul Sussman as one of today's great thriller writers.
Praise For The Last Secret of the Temple…
While Paul Sussman’s brilliant novel, The Last Secret of the Temple, will be compared to Dan Brown’s eight-hundred-pound gorilla, it is so much more. The mystery runs deeper, the history more accurate, the suspense drawn to a keener edge.Here is a thriller on par with the best literature out there.” James Rollins, author of The Judas Strain
Not just a tightly plotted, richly observed, thought-provoking thriller, but one with a soul.” Raymond Khoury, author of The Last Templar
A brilliant detective novelPaul Sussman has managed the impossible: a multi-layered quest where all the characters are real and alive, and we should expect the completely unexpected.” Katherine Neville, author of The Eight
Another surefire winner from a gifted storyteller.” Steve Berry, author of The Templar Legacy
The Last Secret of the Temple won’t disappoint.Sussman succeeds on the strength of his intelligence, empathy, and sense of paceKhalifais a fine creation.” Ross King, The Washington Post