The Lost Goddess

The Lost Goddess

A Novel

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Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452298989
  • 464 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult


“A globetrotting adventure with shades of Dan Brown and Indiana Jones.” —Suspense Magazine

In the silent caves of deepest France, young archaeologist Julia Kerrigan unearths an ancient skull with a hole bored through the forehead. Shortly after, her mentor is brutally murdered—by a seemingly supernatural killer. Meanwhile, in the jungle of Southeast Asia, photographer Jake Thirby undertakes a mysterious assignment for a beautiful Cambodian lawyer who is investigating mysterious findings at the two-thousand-year-old Plain of Jars.

Linking the two is a strange, demonic woman—dazzling in her physical prowess and unstoppable in her hunger for vengeance. A seductive blend of global adventure, gothic horror, and ripped-from-the-headlines science, The Lost Goddess is an edge-of-your-seat thriller with shocking revelations on the history of human violence and guilt.


Praise for The Lost Goddess:

"Mr. Knox’s speculations are good ones, making you wonder what might really have been going on in dictators’ secret laboratories." — The Wall Street Journal

"How terrific to find a new thriller in which the dramatic action emerges from an exemplary mix of first-rate research, interesting politics and credible characters! A novel such as this really gives you hope for good reading at the end of a busy workday or during a trip." — The Dallas Morning News

“The Lost Goddess” is a globetrotting adventure with shades of Dan Brown and Indiana Jones….A page-turner." — Suspense Magazine

"This quirky novel from the pseudonymous Knox…combines elements of the best of several genres, shakes them up, then lays them out in surprisingly original patterns….Knox doles out enough tantalizing scientific, social, and spiritual lore to sate even the hungriest anthropological thriller reader." — Publishers Weekly

Praise for The Marks of Cain:
"Tom Knox knows the DNA of an astonishing thriller. The Marks of Cain…may well be the most controversial thriller since The Da Vinci Code." — Jeff Abbott, bestselling author of Adrenaline and The Last Minute
"An intriguing, well-told story." — Booklist

Praise for The Genesis Secret:

"[The Genesis Secret] makes one want to tear through the pages to find out what happens next." — The Dallas Morning News