Stone of Fire : An ARKANE Thriller

  • by J. F. Penn
  • Narrated by Veronica Giguere
  • Series: An ARKANE Thriller
  • 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A power kept secret for 2000 years. A woman who stands to lose everything.
India. When a nun is burned alive on the sacred ghats of Varanasi, and the stone she carried is stolen, an international hunt is triggered for the relics of the early church. Forged in the fire and blood of martyrs, the Pentecost stones have been handed down through generations of Keepers who kept their power and locations secret.
Until now.
The Keepers are being murdered, the stones stolen by those who would use them for evil in a world transformed by religious fundamentalism. Oxford University psychologist Morgan Sierra is forced into the search when her sister and niece are held hostage. She is helped by Jake Timber from the mysterious ARKANE, a British government agency specializing in paranormal and religious experience. Morgan must risk her own life to save her family, but will she ultimately be betrayed?
From ancient Christian sites in Spain, Italy and Israel to the far reaches of Iran and Tunisia, Morgan and Jake must track down the stones through the myths of the early church in a race against time before a new Pentecost is summoned, this time powered by the fires of evil.
The first in the ARKANE series, Stone of Fire is a fast-paced thriller that explores the edges of faith against a backdrop of early Christian history, archaeology and psychology.


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Would you consider the audio edition of Pentecost to be better than the print version?

Compelling story and fantastic narration. I bought the next 2 books in the series the same day I finished this one.

What did you like best about this story?

fast action and an intriguing story line

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- The Lone Mopper

Nice Surprise

Nice surprise...the cover caught my eye, and the description intrigued me. I found it very enjoyable and at the end was looking for the next installment. With both the characters and the situations being well written with the details you need to be absorbed into the story.
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- lynda

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-23-2013
  • Publisher: Gryphonwood Press