This is an Origins novel. The stacks are constantly smoking, bodies are swinging from the gallows for days on end, and murder becomes a sport. A young jewish woman from warsaw and an SS guard lean on one another inside the death camp where violence is the norm with brutal slayings and summary executions occurring daily.
The Barbed Crown The Vatican Knights Book 13 #ad - Please note: this is an origins novelin auschwitz-birkenau in 1943, a place where ashes rain down on a daily basis to cover the ground with a mantle of gray, a rebel force of Jews band together in a fight for survival.
Sinners and Saints The Vatican Knights Book 12#ad - Onboard the train, kimball finds himself unwittingly caught up in the mix of an operation known as Scepter's Rule. Eighty kilometers from the austrian border, a young girl becomes the key that controls the will of the man with the power to create and destroy. In the mountainous regions of Switzerland, a hostile force from a pariah regime attempts to extract a scientist from a fast-moving train.
Kimball hayden, lead commander of the Vatican Knights, has been asked by the Vatican to retrieve a mysterious guest from Zurich and to escort him back to Rome by train. Even though the mysterious stranger tries to direct him, Kimball has an agenda of his own. In geneva, a highly valued product with the power to cause major destruction is stolen from The CERN.
Sinners and Saints The Vatican Knights Book 12 #ad - . Now, with the lives of more than 400 innocent people onboard the express, Kimball Hayden must become a sinner or a saint to achieve the means, and in the process must choose between damnation and salvation.
The Devil's Magician The Vatican Knights Book 14EmpirePRESS #ad - The devil’s Magician. But as kimball works in the dark to serve the Light, he discovers the truth behind the ambush and follows the trail of the betraying source directly to the Vatican. But having been ambushed and taken hostage themselves, only one man can bring them out. After kimball hayden walked away from the church months before, he is summarily called to duty by Vatican principals to rescue his team.
The Devil's Magician The Vatican Knights Book 14 #ad - It’s said that when the world isn’t right, a man steps out of the shadows of St. When a cardinal is taken captive by an ISIS faction in Damascus, a team of Vatican Knights is dispatched to secure the cardinal’s release. Peter’s basilica to make it whole again. He is the priest who is not a priest. He’s an angel to some and a demon to others.
But in the middle East he is known by another name:.
Targeted Killing The Vatican Knights Book 11EmpirePRESS #ad - And kimball hayden is running out of time as an elite paramilitary unit hunts him down. The clock is ticking. As the special activities division closes in to neutralize their target to keep secrets safe, the Vatican Knights are called upon to save one of their own. In malta, kimball hayden becomes the subject of a ‘targeted killing, while on retreat, ’ and soon finds himself on the run from a CIA liquidation squad.
Targeted Killing The Vatican Knights Book 11 #ad - But there’s another secret involved, a mission that was created to kill hundreds in order to promote a CIA agenda. Long before kimball hayden became a Vatican Knight, he once served as an elite assassin for the United States government. But when a leading political principal involved with the senator’s murder discovers that Kimball Hayden is alive and under the protection of the Vatican, he’s immediately seen as a threat to a certain few on Capitol Hill regarding the sanctioned hit on the senator, and those involved.
After the ordered assassination on a United States senator by a cabal within the U. S. Command, kimball is set up for failure and is believed dead by the Pentagon Brass. Malta is on the brink of disaster.
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The Nocturnal Saints The Vatican Knights Book 15EmpirePRESS #ad - The only indicator as to the culprit is a 500-year-old order known as the Nocturnal Saints, an underground faction that had been borne from the Protestant Reformation and acts as judge, jury and executioner against those deemed to be in contradiction of old-time traditions. In washington, D. C. Three priests have been murdered and mutilated with their corpses hanging upside-down in mock crucifixion.
But when the investigation suggests that the pope may be a target, Kimball Hayden suddenly finds himself within the crosshairs, the Nocturnal Saints learn that they must go through the Vatican Knights to achieve their agenda. So when special agent shari cohen of the fbi is called to track down this faceless enemy, she’s joined by the Vatican Knights who have been dispatched by the pontiff to counteract the order.
CABAL The Vatican Knights Book 9EmpirePRESS #ad - In an abandoned church deep inside the Syrian Desert, Father Jenkins watches over a group of children who’d been orphaned by war and unrest. But as isis marches on rome and vatican city, finds himself divided by saving the lives of the children and the life of the pontiff, the fulcrum between sinner and saint, Kimball Hayden, with little chance of preserving both.
As kimball hayden and the vatican knights fight to preserve the lives they protect, another ISIS team marches on the Vatican to take out the highest and most sacred seat in the land. With little options and less hope, the Vatican Knights quickly discover that they’re in possession of a precious cargo: a young boy by the name of Farid.
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Dark Advent The Vatican Knights series Book 8EmpirePRESS #ad - But when kimball’s world shatters and grieves a great loss, the sleeping giant within him awakens. But then the gangster prince quickly discovers that he may have overstepped his boundaries at the approach of an unstoppable force, he realizes one thing:. That every legend has a beginning. Growing up with a sheltering mother and a belligerent father, Kimball Hayden’s young life goes from one of innocence to the depths of chaos.
Dark Advent The Vatican Knights series Book 8 #ad - His family is placed within the crosshairs, friends go missing or are found dead, all messages from the Gangster Prince. When a vicious syndicate of murderers and extortionists begin to run the streets, Kimball soon becomes the focal point of their attention. It is dark and ugly and exists with the cold fortitude of a machine.
And it will define kimball as a dark savior for the rest of his life, choosing damnation over salvation to protect those who cannot protect themselves. It rises and walks a fine line between the Darkness and Light.
The Brimstone Diaries The Vatican Knights Book 16#ad - As the conspiracy within the ranks begin to materialize, the greatest threat to the Vatican State is about to commence with Vatican City caught dead-center within the crosshairs of total annihilation. With kimball hayden and the vatican knights working on two fronts trying to protect the secrets of The Brimstone Diaries and the Vatican, great evils will rise on both sides that may be too much for the Vatican Knights in what could be their swansong mission.
. After a sacred tome written by saint peter is stolen from the Vatican’s Secret Archives, people around the world begin to die at the hands of a madman once the secrets of The Brimstone Diaries are unveiled. In rome, a terrorist faction has quietly breached the ranks of the Vatican hierarchy.
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But when he begins to question the morality of his actions and the motives of his superiors, he is placed within the crosshairs by high-end principals who want to see him dead. But as kimball hayden begins to see the negative cost of his actions, he slowly becomes the prey to a predator with absolute power.
Original Sins The Vatican Knights Book 18 #ad - Inside the vatican, a cardinal receives spiritual insight about a deadly killer. Before kimball hayden became a vatican knight, he was the commander of the Pieces of Eight, a kill squad that worked as part of a black-arm force of the CIA. He kills with impunity and acts with the cold fortitude of a machine.
Watching from the shadows, however, are the elite commandos of the Vatican Knights. Suburb, a family is executed by a government assassin. While flying at an altitude of 10, 000 feet, an editor of a newspaper is murdered. In the middle of the night as a bus leaves Washington, D. C.
The Lost Cathedral The Vatican Knights series Book 7EmpirePRESS #ad - Three years later those considered lost on that fatal flight begin to show up at Vatican City disconnected from reality. Shadows and shapes converge, the weapons they yield sharp. When the pope is gunned down in an assassination attempt, kimball hayden and his team of Vatican Knights follow the conspiracy’s trail to a cathedral deep inside the Brazilian jungle—a place of taboo to locals who fear the Huecuvus, the Evil Spirits who protect those within the ‘Ruins of Lost Souls.
The cathedral is a place of damnation and dark secrets—a hub of moving shadows that reach out to Pope Pius with a hand from the past, but a man whose past may have been as sinful as those within the lost cathedral, a hand that holds a dark secret: the pontiff may not be who he appears to be, a dying breed of Nazis who once called the pontiff ‘brethren.
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