The Pope's Assassin by Luis M. Rocha

By Luis M. Rocha

The best-kept mystery of the Catholic Church...and a journalist who has made it her existence -mission to find the truth-at any rate. The evening after he's elected to the Throne of St. Peter, Benedict XVI, like any Pope ahead of him, is given an historical rfile to learn. passed down merely on his coronation, the rfile is the very first thing a Pope reads whilst he's elected, and holds the Church's best-kept secret-one which it is going to safeguard in any respect expenses. yet there is different types. A mysterious Gospel saved via an Israeli millionaire in London could trace at what the record comprises. And there are rumours that the lifeless Sea Scrolls, chanced on through a Bedouin in 1947 could have been staged in an effort to imprecise the stunning fact it unearths. Rafael, Vatican's shadowy priest/operative, is shipped to enquire the tales of those different documents...and discovers facts that can implicate his outdated pal Sarah Monteiiero, the British journalist who already is aware too a number of the Church's secrets and techniques. Will the realm quickly study what revelations the Pope's mystery record holds? Or will the Vatican have the ability to silence the rumors ceaselessly?

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Francesco leaned over her. ” Sarah smiled with desire. ” Francesco chose to sound like an innocent boy. “I would. I do . ” Sarah said. ” She threw herself against him. ” A little struggle began with pillows and deep kisses. “You’re going to pay for this,” Francesco teased. ” Sarah provoked him. When the hostilities were over and they lay in bed, out of breath, on their backs, sweating, they smiled. “I love you,” Francesco said. His words were like a bullet, wiping her smile away. She had no reply.

He stuck his hand into the pocket of the shorts Myriam made him wear and took out the cell phone. He dialed from memory and pressed the green button to make the call. Soon he heard the beep that indicated the other phone was ringing, or vibrating, of whatever phones did these days. “Pick up, pick up, pick up,” he said almost pleadingly, though his intention was only to think without speaking. Nothing. There was no answer. Seconds later he listened to the answering machine. You called Ben Isaac Jr.

Sarah didn’t want even to consider this. Pregnancy wasn’t in her plans. Not that she had anything against Francesco, far from it, he’d be an excellent father, but . . “I’ll go to the doctor when we get back,” she proposed. ” Francesco looked at her with concern. “Yes. After tomorrow we’ll resolve it. ” 54 luis m. rocha Francesco pulled her up against himself and embraced her tightly. “I’ll be with you come what may. I’m not going to leave you to go buy cigars,” he said with a smile. Sarah snuggled against his chest and closed her eyes.

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