THE HIDDEN SCROLL was published and is available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and www.anouchi.org.
In his search for ancient parchments, professor Avner Amram faces radical Islamic operatives dedicated to undermining the Jewish claim to the land of Israel. From forged parchments, spies, kidnappings and suicide bombers, the professor must keep his wits about him until he deciphers the hidden scroll inscription.
The Hidden Scroll explores a legend of a secret scroll written in the Hashmonean era prior to the arrival of the Romans in Jerusalem. It may contain information on the golden candelabra known as the Menorah. The archaeological thriller, which hooks readers from the first page to the last, weaves actual events with fiction.
Many readers will be familiar with the names of ancient figures such as Judah the Maccabee, the Hashmonaean Queen Shlom-Zion, Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. The plot, molded by a tight fit of the characters, unfolds with further explanation by the inclusion of helpful historical notes. With exciting twists and a tightly woven story, The Hidden Scroll is a suspenseful thriller that has significant historical and archaeological information. It offers the reader a well-paced plot interwoven with dramatic events of the twenty first century Arab-Israeli conflict.
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