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A gripping stand-alone thriller from bestselling author James Patterson

St. Peter's Square, Rome.

White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen.

The world is watching as massive crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new Pope. It's a turning point that could change the Catholic Church for ever, as one of the rumoured candidates, Brigid Fitzgerald, would be the first female Pope in history.

But Brigid has made a legion of powerful enemies and is a target for all those who fear that the Church has lost its way – dangerous adversaries who won’t accept challenges to tradition.

Locked in a deadly, high-stakes battle with forces determined to undermine her, Brigid must confront her enemies before she loses everything... including her life.

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  • Paperback

    9781784753849

    March 20, 2017

    Arrow

    400 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Hardback

    9781780895369

    October 15, 2016

    Century

    400 pages

    RRP $45.00

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  • Trade Paperback

    9781780895376

    September 19, 2016

    Century

    400 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • EBook

    9781473536258

    September 22, 2016

    Cornerstone Digital

    400 pages

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Cross the Line
Private Gold
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Along Came a Spider
Crazy House
The Shut-In
17th Suspect
Manhunt
Kill and Tell

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To Kill A Mockingbird
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The Child
Final Girls
Inferno
The 7th Function of Language
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A Gentleman in Moscow
Best Laid Plans
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