When the Pope decides to lead the way to peace in the Middle East it triggers events of action, intrigue and clandestine operations. Major world powers including the United States of America, the European Union and the Russian Federation, as well as the Mossad, Israel renowned intelligence agency and various terrorist organizations attempt to stop the Holy Father.
The Vatican hires Adam Bergman, a professional killer, to protect the Pope and help him make peace through religion. But religion is not the answer. However there is one powerful man who holds the key to lasting peace in the Middle East.
With his knees buried in the hot sand and his hands tied behind his back, an American doctor who came to Syria to help needy people stares into the camera. Seconds later, the masked man behind him hands a large knife to an Arab teenager who beheads the doctor. As President Monica Drew watches the video in horror, she decides to create what she hopes is her legacy.
Professional killer Adam Bergman has just washed up on the Bahamian shores, naked inside a skiff, without any idea of how he got there or who shot him. Determined to find answers, he returns to his childhood church in Germany, meets his former pastor, and learns that the pope wants to achieve peace in the Middle East through religion. The Holy Father cannot fulfill his mission without Adam’s help in protecting him from those who want him dead. But when tragedy strikes without warning, it leaves Adam reeling, the world in chaos, and just one man holding the answer to peace.
In this religious thriller, a course of transformative events unfolds when the pope decides to make peace in the Middle East and hires a hit man to help him achieve his goal.
About the Author
Norbert E. Reich is a retired diagnostic radiologist and author of the novel By Royal Design. He currently resides in Miami Beach, Florida.