An American archeologist in Egypt discovers papyrus scrolls that clearly establish women priests existed in early Christianity. The archeologist, a feminist, smuggles the scrolls to California, pursued by the Egyptians and the Vatican, the latter fearful of losing male dominance. She is saved from death by a handsome priest with whom she has a romance. By the author of Virgins of Paradise.… (more)
December 1999. Millennial fever grips the earth. In the Sinai Desert; archaeologist Catherine Alexander unearths six timeless scrolls whose revelations could shatter every article of faith humankind has ever held to its heart. But it's the seventh scroll that may conceal the key to Armageddon itself. For within the lines of the ancient script lies buried the secret that the rich, the powerful, and the guardians of established religion would risk countless lives to win--and the world has waited centuries to know.
Now, as her own being stands imperiled, this is the prize Catherine races to possess, as minutes tick away to the awesome promise of a hew century, foretold in the vision of... The Prophetess.