The Breath of God: A Novel of Suspense (Google eBook)

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Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC, Mar 10, 2011 - Fiction - 418 pages
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A murder at the Taj Mahal. A kidnapping in a sacred city. A desperate chase through a cliffside monastery. All in the pursuit of a legend that could link the world's great religious faiths.
In 1887, a Russian journalist made an explosive discovery in a remote Himalayan monastery only to be condemned and silenced for the heresy he proposed. His discovery vanished shortly thereafter.
Now, graduate student Grant Matthews journeys to the Himalayas in search of this ancient mystery. But Matthews couldn't have anticipated the conspiracy of zealots who would go to any lengths to prevent him from bringing this secret public. Soon he is in a race to expose a truth that will change the world's understanding of religion. A truth that his university colleagues believe is mere myth. A truth that will change his life forever--if he survives.

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The premise of the novel is certainly fascinating. - Goodreads
Became a suspenseful page turner after chapter 10. - Goodreads
This was a page turner! - Goodreads
Don't even get me STARTED about the writing. - Goodreads
Full of emotional tension, this book was a page turner! - Goodreads

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I came across this book by a chance conversation with one of the booksellers at Barnes and Noble. All she had to say was, "It's like Dan Brown, but better." See the issue I had with The Da Vinci Code ... Read full review

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I like the premise of this book a lot; what exactly did Jesus do during his teens and twenties? This novel suggests that Jesus traveled to the Himalayas and India to study the tenets of Buddhism and ... Read full review

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Jeffrey Small graduated summa cum laude from Yale University and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. He holds a master’s degree in the study of religions from Oxford University. Jeffrey is a popular blogger and an acclaimed speaker on the topics of rethinking religion in the twenty-first century and the common spiritual themes in the world’s religions.

Raised in a Christian environment, Jeffrey is active in the Episcopal church, but he has also studied yoga in India, practiced Buddhist meditation in Bhutan, explored the ancient temples in Egypt, and journeyed throughout the Holy Land. He lives with his wife and daughter in Atlanta.

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