A New Beginning
A compelling blend of fiction, history, romance and hope, this passionate tale evokes the wisdom of the past as an antidote for our future.
The South of France, 1244 A time of terror in the south of France. As the Inquisition rages, Clotilde de Mirepoix and her husband, Jean, seek a safe haven in the castle of Montsegur. The Catholic Church vows to destroy the heretics' and posses the Cathar treasure a set of manuscripts whose power they describe as pecunium infinitum so important as to change the face of the world.' Clotilde and Jean, must safeguard the Cathar treasure, and return in the new millennium to unveil the treasure when the earth's destiny looks darkest.
The South of France, Present Time
Devastated by her fiancÚ's betrayal, Dana Palmer accepts an assignment in France to photograph a series on the Cathars. Apprehensive, she hides her obsession with the Cathars from writer colleague, Eric Taylor. Strange images in her photos, a threat to her life, and unlikely allies deepen the danger of a quest that transcends time. She must find the treasure before those who would use it to control the world. As attraction builds between them, Dana suspects that Eric, an ex-priest, may be in collusion with the Vatican and anthropologist, Benjamin Carter, to destroy her.
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