Parker Saint is an up-and-coming superstar pastor on the verge of achieving everything he’s wanted — including a national TV program and major book deal. His success seems all but guaranteed until an angry incident with a flight attendant.

To keep his growing empire from collapsing, Parker cuts a deal and agrees to serve as a police consultant on the trail of a twisted serial killer who marks his victims with religious symbols. The problem is, Parker’s anything but an expert, faking his way through the investigation by slipping away to consult his smart phone.

As he is drawn deeper into a web of intrigue involving an obsessive and demanding detective, a trio of relentless Vatican operatives, a string of botched exorcisms, and a centuries-old conspiracy to conceal a mysterious relic, Parker finds himself questioning everything he has been trying so hard to protect.

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About The Author

Zachary Bartels holds degrees from Cornerstone University and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He is a pastor, author, and Bible teacher. He currently serves a church in Lansing, Michigan, where he lives with his wife Erin and their son.

Books by Zachary Bartels

The Last Con

The knights of Malta were there when Jerusalem fell, they were there when the templars disintegrated, and they're there now ... waiting in Detroit for a born-again con man trying to save his family.

Playing Saint

Rising mega-pastor Parker Saint was wrapped up in his ratings and his book deal. Now he's just trying to stay alive.

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