If you are not familiar with the series, it revolves around world-traveling archeologist Annja Creed, who also just happens to be the bearer of the mystical sword that once belonged to Joan of Arc. Of course her need to wield the sword in defense of the innocent and just gets her into all sorts of trouble... In The Spirit Banner, Annja goes after a major archeological find - the lost tomb of Genghis Khan.Joe Nassise is the author of several novels, including two previous Rogue Angel titles THE LOST TOMB and YIN & YANG, the internationally bestselling Templar Chronicles trilogy (HERETIC, A SCREAM OF ANGELS, A TEAR IN THE SKY) , as well as a fiction collection (SPECTRES AND DARKNESS) and assorted short stories found in such works as MASQUES V, CHTHULIAN SINGULARITY, and LOST ON THE DARKSIDE.
You can visit Joe at his website here or check out his posts at the Genreality blog where he hangs out with Alison Kent, Carrie Vaughn, Lynn Viehl, Sasha White and Jason Pinter.
The archeological find of the century…or a con?
Genghis Khan carved out a legacy of bloodshed and conquered kingdoms that has lasted almost eight hundred years. But while his name and deeds live on in the annals of history, his tomb has never been located…until now.
Not everyone is convinced that the diary and the map, said to lead to the great warrior’s resting place, are authentic. Archeologist Annja Creed is among the doubters. The reality is that the body was lost to history. But despite her skepticism, Annja suddenly finds herself pulled along an increasingly complex trail of clues, each one more remote than the last.
And as she and her companions race to their final destination, one thing is clear - the only tomb she may find is her own…