Announcing the first in a continuous series of gut-wrenching novels by Patrick James Ryan featuring the character of Michael Moretti.
Brutal, bloody murders have been occurring in the rural villages of Caguas, Puerto Rico. Local authorities are at a stalemate, and as the body count rises, a sinister force is beginning to show its terrifying presence. Michael Moretti receives a late-night call from Vatican City for an assignment to go to Caguas. The covert assignment is similar to many he has faced before. Only this time his powerful nemesis conjures up his biggest challenge. Tragedy from the past is resurrected that will directly threaten his life and people close to him. As Michael works with his partner, Roberto, confronting deadly events everywhere they turn, he begins to doubt his faith and capacity to defeat such a powerful, monstrous abomination. He meets and falls in love with a beautiful woman, who could complicate and jeopardize his mission. While heinous murders continue, Michael, Roberto and their Vatican mentor ~ Cardinal Pussilano are so swept up in cataclysmic events and deep-seeded emotions their lives are forever changed. Michael ultimately confronts unspeakable evil in a life and death battle in a shattering climax leaving a trail of bloody Carnage and monster mayhem only author Patrick James Ryan (Blood Verse, The Night It Got Out) can deliver!
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