Vessel: A Historical Action Adventure Technothriller

| April 29, 2015


Vessel: A Historical Action Adventure Technothriller

From the author of the gripping and #1 best selling supernatural suspense thriller “Where the Dead Walk”

When molecular biologist Holly Reilly is forced to go on the run carrying a piece of technology with the potential to change what it even means to be human, she calls the only person she trusts with the skills necessary to keep her alive: her estranged husband Gabriel.

Gabe and Holly soon find themselves caught up in a secret conflict that has raged for centuries, a battle poised to spill into the modern world, threatening chaos and bloodshed.

A blistering blend of technothriller, historical, pulp action adventure and mystery. Discover an unwritten history stretching back to the Crusade era Holy Lands, medieval Europe and feudal Japan as it races to its final explosive conclusion.

What Amazon verified purchasers are saying –

– This author is quickly becoming one of my favourites. He is a master at story crafting, reeling in readers, and plot twists.

– Lots of history in this book that made me review my knowledge of past ages. Killer ending!

– My ideal read is an intelligently written, action packed thriller with historical details thrown in the mix, and Vessel did not disappoint. Starting in 16th century Japan but jumping forward to present day U.K., then back to the time of the crusades, Vessel brings the excitement of history and intrigue into one can’t-put-down page turner.

– Plenty of action, suspense, and lots of thrills.

– an action-packed adventure that follows the battle between good and evil that has been going on for thousands of years.

– Grade A. I happen to be a huge fan of medieval and action/suspense tales. This story incorporates both themes.

– Terrific book. I had time to start a book, but like an argument better make sure you have time to finish it. Absolute cliff hanger, in spots literally but throughout with twists and turns.

– It has drama and danger. It has suspense and surprises. There’s a hint of romance, religious musings and a heap of revenge. Fighting, fear, family, friendship, feuds.

– By chapter two I was hooked. The book took an unexpected turn that covered the crusades and Templar Knights, from east to west, right to the current time. It was action packed right up to the end.

– John Bowen is one talented man! I loved “Where the dead walk” and even though “Vessel” is very different from that story, I loved it too.

– nice injection of history, fantasy, love story. The pace started off well and gained momentum. Very action-filled ending.

– I loved that the novel was fast paced from the very beginning, the characters were interesting, and there was even a bit of romance. The lead female is a strong, smart woman, not some boring ditzy girl (thank you).

– In a word – Brilliant! Exceptionally well written. The story was immediately gripping and held my interest for the entire book. Full of action, danger, a little history mixed with fantasy, and a beautiful love story.

– Lots of action.

– I was too caught up in the historical intrigue and action scenes to consider the deeper meanings until it was all woven together at the end.

– Holly and Gabe, get caught up in this secret conflict and must risk their lives to try to keep the Vessel from falling into the wrong hands. There is something for everyone in this book – lots of action, medieval history, secret societies, epic gun fights – truly an exciting read that I didn’t want to put down!

– Gripped from the start and so not what I was expecting at all. This book has it all… Action, from the start until the finish its go, go, GO! Car chases, explosions, guts, gore, the lot!! Conspiracy, loved this part, getting to know the secrets that make you ohhh, ahhh and oh no they didn’t!!


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