Jonathan Marcus, a young American lawyer and former doctoral student in classics, is summoned to Rome for a case and stumbles across a message hidden inside an ancient stone fragment. The discovery propels him and UN preservationist Dr. Emili Travia into a coldblooded modern plot to erase every remnant of Jewish and Christian presence from Jerusalem's Temple Mount, in the process redefining history itself.
Daniel Levin earned his bachelor's degree in Roman and Greek civilizations from the University of Michigan and is a graduate of Harvard Law School. He was a visiting scholar at the American Academy in Rome and has practiced international law in New York. He lives in New York City.