A global thriller with a plot straight out of international headlines…from a newspaper man with history and politics in his veins. Nick Bailey considers himself a hardboiled reporter for London's hungriest tabloid. But even Bailey is left reaching for answers when he gets a midnight assignment to investigate a body hanging from the infamous Blackfriars Bridge. Someone, it seems, is killing priests. It’s the latest twist in a deadly conspiracy, one centuries in the making, that will reach all the way to the South Lawn of the White House. In this tale of intrigue and bitter religious rivalry, seasoned journalist and newspaperman Ray O'Hanlon sets a conflict that has simmered for four hundred years on a collision course with an American President and a British Prime Minister. Both are battling a present day crisis that threatens global peace. Both are confronting an uncertain future. But it's what is coming at them from the distant past that poses the greatest danger, a threat to their very lives.