Progeny

Progeny

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by Shawn Hopkins
     
 

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"This is a meaty meal of thrills! Highly recommended!" - Ryne Douglas Pearson, author of SIMPLE SIMON and screenwriter of the boxoffice hit, KNOWING

"PROGENY is a well-researched and fast-paced thriller. The characters are engaging and real, the story line plausible and fascinating, and the writing well done." -Larry Enright, best-selling author of FOUR YEARS FROM

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"This is a meaty meal of thrills! Highly recommended!" - Ryne Douglas Pearson, author of SIMPLE SIMON and screenwriter of the boxoffice hit, KNOWING

"PROGENY is a well-researched and fast-paced thriller. The characters are engaging and real, the story line plausible and fascinating, and the writing well done." -Larry Enright, best-selling author of FOUR YEARS FROM HOME and 12/21/12

"You'll question what you believe and want to learn more. Well researched and well written." -Douglas Dorow, author of THE NINTH DISTRICT

"Cussler, Brown, Hopkins! The careful plotting no doubt owes itself to the massive research that Hopkins had to have done to pull off such a well-worked mystery. Reminiscent of Dan Browns' use of Biblical lore in Angels and Demons and Clive Cussler's wonderful maritime locales... Dynamic characters, wonderful settings, and unbelievable twists kept me turning the pages!" -Heidi Ruby Miller, author of AMBASADORA and GREENSHIFT

"PROGENY is a gritty, bloody tale that will make you think, question and cringe from one page to the next." - Christopher Starr, author of THE ROAD TO HELL

It has been months since John Carter's estranged brother, Henry, has gone missing. When last heard from, he was sailing off to Bermuda in search of an author whose books deal with the esoteric traditions of past ages.

Reluctantly, John joins Henry's old Special Forces Teammates on a trip to Bermuda, hoping to discover the truth behind Henry's disappearance. But not all is as it seems in Bermuda, and the puzzle that awaits John on the small island paradise will prove to be more sinister than anything the world has seen in a very, very long time.

As the fingers of an ancient evil seek to draw him into another world - a world where all of Hell is trying to break loose - John must confront the truth of his own past... and pray that he might survive its revelation...

...that the WORLD might survive its revelation.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781463557157
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
03/24/2012
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

Shawn Hopkins is the author of the action thriller THE SOLOMON KEY, the horror thriller THE DEMON SIGNET, the mystery thriller A MAN OVERBOARD, and SEAGULL SUMMER. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and daughters.

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Progeny 4.7 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was an incredible read and I couldn't put it down!!! Progeny does not disappoint and I highly recommend it! Now officially a Shawn Hopkins fan!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very well written and researched. I thoroughly enjoyed this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cool and fuun to read
Guest More than 1 year ago
The first 4 verses of Genesis 6 introduce the rationale for God¿s flooding of the earth: angels¿the sons of God¿were making wives out of the daughters of men. And having children with them. ¿There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.¿ (Genesis 6:4). The contention is that God caused the flood to wash away the remnants of this corruption to return humanity to its pure roots. In Shawn Hopkins¿ Progeny, the practice never stopped. In a story I can best describe as The DaVinci Code meets Stargate, Hopkins weaves fallen angels, the gods of ancient mythology and the Bermuda Triangle into an intricate tale whose true focus is in the power of redemption. In a quest to find his missing brother, ex-Ranger John Carter is transported (literally) into a world of secrets and bloodlines, angels and demons. And giants. Big, nasty, bloodthirsty giants. Carter¿s quest is a much about his brother as it is about his own identity and the ties that bind. Hopkins knows his stuff and it is evident, though a little heavy-handed at times. His proficiency in scripture, the Book of Enoch, and ancient civilizations makes this novel credible and a little frightening. Hopkins describes the similarities between ancient mythologies and Old Testament tales with academic dexterity and makes them central to the plot of the story. Where his skill lies is in pulling you, through John¿s experience, into the disconcerting realities his research suggests and the sinister conclusions they hold. Progeny is equal parts religious thriller and action-packed roller coaster ride. Hopkins may write Christian-themed fiction but he doesn¿t play it safe: it¿s a gritty, bloody tale that will make you think, question and cringe from one page to the next. Did I mention the giants?
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