by D. K. Hamlin (Author), Hyperion Knight (Author)
The Manuscript is an extraordinary tale of love, faith, power and the battle between good and evil. It’s a humorous and engrossing read about a book that cannot be read.Pandemic arrives from Asia and decimates medieval Italy. A selfless monk, mired in the suffering around him, labors in disguise to write a manual for mankind to guide them through the crisis. Centuries later, his book, now known as the Voynich Manuscript, makes its way to America and becomes a carefully guarded treasure at Yale University. But there’s a catch: the notorious Voynich Manuscript is in a language unknown to mankind, defying all attempts at translation. A sinister secret society, determined to solve its riddles, ensnares an ordinary New Yorker, Emma Novak, in its plotting. Emma, an aspiring artist who has been unlucky in love, soon finds herself entangled in a romantic triangle with larger than life characters.Set against the exciting backdrop of New York with all its charms, The Manuscript peers into a spiritual world usually hidden from view. This epic tale, spanning half a millennium, culminates in titanic forces revealing themselves in a high stakes contest for humanity.