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From the Book Jacket: History revolves around the life of a peasant born in the Middle East more than 2000 years ago. But what if that never happened.. .until now? Imagine a world... ...still waiting for a saver... In City of Dreams, Special Agent Alex Hunter is assigned to infiltrate a radical terrorist organization. Instantly, Hunter is thrust into a treacherous web of power-crazed politicians, rabid religious fanatics, murderous street gangs, and a secret plot to overthrow ICON-the iron-fisted world government. At the center of the conspiracy lies a dark riddle: the horrific murder of a vagabond prophet called Washer John. Hunter's only clue lies in the true identity of a wandering miracle-worker from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. When he gets too close to the truth, Hunter finds himself the prime target of an assassin's bullet.. .and the nightmare begins. Cunning and resourceful, Hunter's efforts to save himself bring him to the brink of the most important discovery of his life. Danger, suspense, intrigue, and betrayal come to a breathtaking climax in this action-packed first book of the 1HERO novel trilogy. stephen R. lawhead is a best-selling author of mythic history and imaginative fiction, having sold over five million books worldwide. His works include Byzantium, the five-part pendragon cycle, and the award-winning song of albion series. Stephen makes his home in Austria with his wife, Alice. His website is www.stephenlawhead.com. Ross lawhead studied screenplay writing for film and television at Bournemouth University in England. He is the cowriter and penciler of the "Hero" comic book series as well as this series.
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