The old man’s story was too crazy to be believed – it had to be a hoax, or the ramblings of a madman. Even the amazing photographs he claimed as proof could be fakes. But before they could be verified, the photos were stolen and the old man brutally murdered, his hand hacked off at the wrist. Investigative reporter Jason Van Cleve was onto the story of a lifetime, hotter than any in recorded history: the truth about the man called Jesus and the woman called Lael. But there were powerful men who had already killed to keep the secret from being revealed – and Van Cleve knew they would kill again…and again…