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Inquisition

by David Gibbins

Inquisition Synopsis

INQUISITION is the latest thrilling novel from Sunday Times bestselling author David Gibbins. Jack Howard will be tested to his limits on the trail of the fabled Holy Grail. '[The] Da Vinci Code of the deep sea' Daily Express 258 As the blood of martyred Christians runs through Rome's catacombs, Pope Sixtus entrusts their most sacred object to a devoted follower. Soon after, the Holy Grail disappears into the darkness of time. 1684 While overseeing the evacuation of the English colony of Tangier, Samuel Pepys attempts to retrieve a treasure which has resurfaced after more than a thousand years. Meanwhile, a Jewish merchant is tortured by the Altamanus, a secret group determined to locate the Grail. PRESENT DAY A wreck off the Cornish coast reveals clues to a mystery that marine archaeologist Jack Howard had thought beyond solving. He embarks on an epic quest that takes him to the sunken ruins of the pirate city of Port Royal in Jamaica. But the spectre of the deadly Inquisition dogs his every step, and Jack must face a descent into hell itself if he is to uncover the greatest reward in Christendom.

Inquisition Press Reviews

A brilliantly written thriller that remains in the believable and yet rides the edge of the fantastical, the boundaries of exploration... and expectation * Parmenion Books * The diving sequences are marvellous... there isn't another thriller hero like Jack Howard and I treasure him * For Winter Nights * Fascinating... [The] Da Vinci Code of the deep sea * Daily Express * What do you get if you cross Indiana Jones with Dan Brown? Answer: David Gibbins * Mirror *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472230232
Publication date: 27th December 2017
Author: David Gibbins
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 368 pages
Categories: Historical adventure,

About David Gibbins

David Gibbins is the author of twelve novels that have sold over three million copies in thirty languages. He has been on both the New York Times and the Sunday Times top ten bestseller lists, and he has been a Newsweek number one bestseller in Poland. As well as nine novels in his Jack Howard series of archaeological thrillers, he has written two novels set in the world of ancient Rome. David has a PhD in archaeology from Cambridge University, is a passionate diver and derives much of the inspiration for his novels from the many expeditions he has led ...

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