The Artemas Link

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The Artemas Link

Bennett Cole immerses readers in a compelling treasure hunt with this romantic suspense. Mark Mercer is a refreshing leading man who happens to be a pastor. He is not only extremely likable he is also easy to relate to, he's just your average, intelligent, young man wanting to do his job to his best abilities. When he uncovers a possible missing artifact I completely understood how compelled he was to track it down. Priscilla Krikorian is a perfect match for him intellectually and spiritually. I thoroughly enjoyed the flashback historical segments of this story and they were so seamlessly woven into the story adding a depth while not diminishing the adventure. I appreciated the fact that while this had a religious theme it wasn't overly preachy and that I got to visit so many locations. If you enjoy a solid suspense then this one is an excellent choice.

When some unexpected time off leads Pastor Mark Mercer to a possible theological treasure he finds himself far from the small town congregation he was expecting and halfway around the world working with Priscilla Krikorian, a beautiful American archeologist. When Pris is kidnapped Mark plans to rescue her and return to the US with the treasure.

Book Blurb for The Artemas Link

Young Pastor Mark Mercer’s search for a treasure—a lost epistle of St. Paul—leads him to Salonika, Greece, and to an attractive young American archeologist, Priscilla Krikorian. An initial personality clash gives way to a serendipitous combining of their respective abilities as they embark on a whirlwind sleuthing adventure that takes them to Seville, Spain. Their budding romantic relationship is interrupted when Priscilla is kidnapped, but Mark devises a bold and clever plan to rescue her. Will it work? And what is the treasure that he brings back to the U.S.?

Night Owl Reviews May, 2014 4.00