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Simon & Schuster, 1997 - Fiction - 398 pages
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When the CIA took Cain's lifeless body from the ground, they intended to create the perfect soldier. Piece by piece, they rebuilt his soulless flesh and transformed it. A team of scientists outfitted him with the most powerful muscles and the deadliest weapons that the generals could ever have wished for. Alive, Cain had been their deadliest killer; dead, he became their greatest nightmare. When Cain awakes, he is transformed: he has become the ultimate predator. His body is now inhabited by a spirit that's been wandering the earth for millennia - one of the crown princes of hell. The only force that can stop him is made up of three tragically flawed mortals - a soldier who's lost his family to a terrorist's bullets, a priest who's lost his faith, and the beautiful young scientist who created this modern Frankenstein. Together, though, they form an unstoppable team who will fight the forces of hell itself to save themselves and humankind.

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User Review  - Jeff.Conrad - LibraryThing

I've probably read this book a dozen times. Whenever I need to kill time, or want some familiar story, out it comes. Some of the basic ideas are out there, the idea of a soul possession takes some ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Why would Bruce Willis snap this up for a million dollars? Because it feels safely familiar, with a wild hook added by Huggins, author of three action thrillers (Leviathan, etc., not reviewed) for the ... Read full review


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James Byron Huggins, the author of Leviathan, The Reckoning, and A Wolf Story, three bestselling action thrillers, is now Hollywoood's most sought-after new action film writer. A former soldier, cop, and award-winning journalist, he lives in Decatur, Alabama, with his wife, Karen, and their two children. He is currently at work on his next novel, Hunter.

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