The Burning Road by Ann Benson – A medical thriller that alternates between medieval France during the plague and 2007 America where genetic engineering has gone mad.
An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears – Called a “whopping good read” by Newsweek, this literary thriller goes back to 17th century England. There has been a suspicious death at New College and a young woman is blamed.
The Confessor by Daniel Silva – A search for the truth about Pius XII’s role in the Holocaust leads to murder, ambition, greed, and revenge. Gabriel Allon, a master art restorer and part-time Israeli agent searches for the truth.
The Overseer by Jonathan Rabb – A ruthless group obtains a plan for world domination written by a 16th century monk. Sarah Trent, a government agent, and Xander Jaspers, a young political theorist from Columbia University, seek to subvert the deadly game.