“Fluidly written, with finely drawn characters and spot-on historical research, Assassins(Book 1 of The Waters of Destiny) is a tightly plotted international thriller that flips effortlessly between the 12th and 21st centuries to tell a gripping tale of ancient hatreds and modern-day nightmares. Starring a murderous sect of medieval Muslims – that may just have survived into our own age – a Christian fundamentalist US Government agent hot on their trail, and a sexy Canadian history professor looking for love in all the wrong places, Assassins packs in conspiracy, action, romance and clock-ticking suspense into one thoroughly enjoyable Dan Brown-style yarn. Highly recommended.” — says Angus Donald, bestselling author of The Outlaw Chronicles
Historian Abigail finds an old poem which drags her into a web of intrigue.
A 12th Century Arab doctor of genius discovered the true cause of the Black Death— can modern terrorists exploit his work?
Tongue of knowledge
Funded by the Assassins of Alamut, Hakim the doctor fights his way to knowledge in Ethiopia. Abigail finds herself robbing medieval tombs while a fanatical carrier of plague arrives in America.
Hakim succeeds in isolating and storing plague—which modern Assassins now release upon the world. Despite Abigail’s kidnap by Christian fundamentalists, might her discoveries still save billions of lives?