It’s been a long time since I’ve read a Jerry B Jenkins book but I’ve always enjoyed his writing. Dead Sea Conspiracy is no exception. It has rich characters, a fast paced plot and is deeply researched and respectful in its religious and historical references.
Nicole is an archeologist who has gotten permission for a dig in Saudi Arabia under somewhat false pretenses. She claims to be looking for some local historical sites to rival Petra but in truth she is looking for the history of biblical Abraham with a hope to confirm which Abrahamic religion has the truth at its heart. We get two timelines – one modern where the dig is occurring and Nicole is embroiled in figuring out who is responsible for her mother’s death and one in the Kingdom of Nimrod with Terah, the father of Abraham, who is coming to know the one true God. Here we not only get Abraham’s story but also Noah’s and the Tower of Babel.
Rarely in a dual timeline book am I equally invested in both timelines, but this one was an exception. I really liked the science of the modern dig balanced with the historical fiction of ancient times. The biblical aspects were reminiscent of the Left Behind series, which I loved and the archeology/modern thriller reminded me of Clive Cussler, of which I am a huge fan. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Thanks to JustRead Publicity Tours and Worthy Publishing for the gifted digital copy. All opinions above are my own.
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If you had the chance to go on an archeology dig, would you be interested?