"...a complex, cerebral tale.... I recommend The Last Request for readers interested in alternative Nazi conspiracy theories and historical background of regions and famous artifacts." —Linnea Tanner, author of the award-winning Curse of Clansmen and Kings series
Amy Prowers hadn’t planned to be in Mexico. She hadn’t planned on dropping everything and jetting to Italy. She hadn’t planned on having her life turned upset down or being held a hostage.
No, Amy Prowers, hadn’t planned on abandoning her career … and becoming a seeker of fulfilling her father’s last request. The request that had the words attached: be careful who you trust.
Benton Prowers’ death in a suspicious plane crash—and has changed the life of Amy. His words, be careful who you trust leads her on a quest to uncover the real Shroud and if it isn’t in Turin as the Catholic Church believes … where is it?
In the second Amy Prowers novel, she is caught up in the web of deceit, scandal, and terror that threatens her and everyone around her.
Will Medak, the young monk at the monastery, help Amy understand the clues her father hid in the icon book … or should she trust him?
Will El Ben Alemien, the evil North African leader, know that Amy is pretending to know where the Shroud is hidden at the Gracanica Monastery?
Will Christianity as it exists today, be able to survive when the truth comes out?
In a sweeping current day global suspense thriller, The Last Request takes you behind the scenes in a tense drama-filled story that is enveloped in mystery, intrigue, and religion.
Katherine Burlake qualified as one of the first women Air Force Officers to attend the Air Force Navy Intelligence School and serve in the Vietnam War. Living in Thailand, England, and Germany led her to the Department of State and Broadcasting Board of Governors reporting on embassy operations globally. She has traveled to over 130 countries including Afghanistan and Iraq. Her vast experiences plus her four years in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia bring in the trench action to her engaging novels. Colorado is now her home.