The Secret Chapel (God’s Lions #1)
Summoned to Rome by an old friend, a Jesuit scholar finds himself using a code discovered in the Bible to find an ancient, hidden chapel in the catacombs under the city. When a rogue force of Vatican security officials are alerted to his discovery, the priest flees to the Holy Land with a clue . . . a clue that will lead him and a team of Israeli Christians to a much larger secret in the middle of the barren Negev Desert. Meticulously researched and drawing on scientific fact, John Lyman’s intriguing story takes us into the world of scholars, archaeologists, code-breakers, and intelligence specialists who have discovered a prophetic code hidden within the Old Testament that authenticates the Bible as a book of supernatural origin and points to a divine plan. This gripping novel is truly a thought-provoking and action-packed thriller with implications for our future.
House of Acerbi (God’s Lions #2)
Returning to Rome from a forced sabbatical, a Jesuit cardinal discovers that a dark force born of vengeance from an ancient religion has been unleashed against the world. Thrust into an end-game scenario, the cardinal joins with a dedicated team of Israeli and Spanish scientists as they race across the globe to stop an unspeakable evil … only to discover that they may already be too late. Once again, the meticulous background research that has become the hallmark of author John Lyman’s novels is evident in this bone-chilling sequel to his bestselling book, “God’s Lions – The Secret Chapel”, as readers are transported into the cloistered world of scholars, archaeologists, code-breakers, and intelligence specialists who have discovered evidence of an evil force that has ruled a single family for over seven hundred years. Put on a pot of coffee. This page-turning thriller will keep you up until the wee hours of the morning.
The Dark Ruin (God’s Lions #3)
Forty years after a mysterious billionaire disappears, he suddenly resurfaces with a dark secret that shocks the world. In this enthralling third novel in the “God’s Lions” series, Cardinal Leopold Amodeo is once again teamed with a group of scientists and archaeologists who are led to the inescapable conclusion that a very real evil has arrived in the world.
Based on recently de-classified documents and real-life technological breakthroughs that are already on the drawing board, John Lyman takes readers on a wild ride into a future that is already here, where technology takes flight in the hands of one who has vowed to destroy mankind. Make sure your coffee pot is in good working order, because you’ll need it when you curl up with this book into the wee hours of the morning.
Realm of Evil (God’s Lions #4)
Driven into hiding in the French Pyrenees by the advancing forces of a new one world government, Cardinal Leopold Amodeo receives a mysterious radio message from an unknown source in Northern Europe inviting him to a secret meeting. Fearful of a trap, and with time running out as a web of evil spreads across the globe, he must decide if he should leave the safety of his friends in an ancient Cathar sanctuary to travel alone into the far reaches of the north to meet with a man who may hold the key to their salvation.
In this, the fourth book in the “God’s Lions” series, the non-stop action moves across the European continent as the cardinal and his dedicated team of scientists, code-breakers, archaeologists, and intelligence specialists join with others to face their greatest challenge yet in a climactic confrontation with an evil entity that has vowed to wipe them from the face of the earth. For those who enjoyed the first three novels in the series, this book is a must read!
*Note to readers: The first book in the series, “God’s Lions – The Secret Chapel”, is currently in development for a major motion picture.