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May 2, 2023

When I chatted with Doug Powell at the end of February, I had no idea that it would be the last day I'd have internet... for a month. At least I got his Graham Eliot series ordered before it was too late! WHEW! So I got to chat with an apologist who decided to write archaeological thrillers. #BecauseReasons. Listen in to see how a graphic designer/songwriter became an apologist and novelist!

When he said, "Think about it like Dan Brown only accurate," I knew I'd found a series for me!

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What Would You Like Better Than an Archaeological Thriller? Four?

Well, I'd say five... six... seven, but at least we know we're getting five, thanks to this great chat with Doug. This was supposed to have come out near the end of March, but alas and alack... no internet. So... well... sigh. It's the first of May and now we finally get this great convo. If you love all things Biblical archaeology AND if you love Biblical ACCURACY, I think you'll love these books. I got mine in the mail just a week after I ordered them and I am so excited to read them! I suspect I'll be listening to one on my hikes around England during the next couple of weeks. EEEP!

My conversation with Doug Powell (he was great and anticipated questions for me since I was so sick, Thanks Doug!) is full of fascinating information that made me want to dig right into those books. Great stuff, and I can tell he did his research (after all, he went all the way to Jerusalem to make sure the cats really are there. Okay... that's not quite how it happened, but you get the idea. ;) )

The Invisible Thread by Doug Powell

When a Spanish priest learns of a skeptical organization’s PR stunt to replicate the Shroud of Turin, Graham Eliot becomes part of his plan to counteract the bad publicity with a new revelation about the Shroud’s authenticity. And the revelation relies on Graham secretly photographing the Shroud as well as the Sudarium of Oviedo—a relic believed to be a cloth wrapped around the head of Jesus as he died on the cross.

On the day Graham is to begin, the project is canceled without explanation, and a video of him calling the Shroud a fake and accusing the church of hiding something appears online. To defend his reputation, Graham must rely on the help of his eccentric translator as well as the skeptic who posted the video. But the alliance is shattered when a death occurs during the skeptic’s annual convention in America—and Graham’s graduate student is the one suspected of the murder.

You can learn more about Doug Powell and his books on his WEBSITE.

You can also buy the books at Whitefire Publishing's website HERE and part of the proceeds will go to support the research Doug Powell used to write his books.

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