A naked male, dead in an alley with bullets that make no sense. Fingerprints burned away, tattoos completely removed and a note, written in 13th Century Latin secreted about his person, along with the name and room number of an autistic psychiatric patient. Of all the possible avenues, the last road LAPD detective Nick Lambert wanted was the long drive to Oakdene to interview the girl. It gets much worse when he discovers ?that as well as being autistic, the girl is also mute.
But when an off-hand comment from the nurse piques Nick’s attention, he can’t help but follow the lead. What he finds will slowly turn his entire world - his entire existence - upside down. Nick suddenly finds himself at the heart of a centuries old struggle to find - and hide - the kind of valuable information that mankind should never, ever be allowed to possess.
It is only when Nick realises that he was a key player in the game long before it started that he will discover the true importance of those around him. Nick has inadvertently stumbled into the most important human being who ever lived. One who will not only change the world once, but will do it over and over again.
He will discover many things about the girl... What she has to hide is the most important thing of all.
Sequence is a religiously tinged hi-tech conspiracy thriller. If you loved Michael Crichton's Timeline, chances are you're going to love Adrian Dawson's Sequence.
Adrian Dawson (born 1971) is a British author of thriller and horror fiction, currently best known for his 2010 debut novel Codex.
Codex was written in 1999, and Dawson was signed to the Christopher Little Literary Agency, on the strength of the novel, but they failed to find a publisher. Codex deals with cryptology, religion and high-end technology, with one publisher stating that most readers would turn to non-fiction, rather than fiction for such subject matter - that self same publisher was thanked by Dan Brown in the 2003 published The Da Vinci Code.
However, with the advent of the iPad, Dawson's novel was published in ebook format where it stormed the UK iBookstore's Best Seller list and was printed in ... (more)