Detail books The Book of Occult
The Book of Occult "One man's search for a mystery author catapults him into a dangerous race to unlock esoteric wisdom that has been hidden and disputed for thousands of years" Peter Ashton has a dark past. In a teenage prank he uses an old book to perform an occult ritual. The experiment goes awry and his best friend is killed in the act. Two decades later Peter travels to Europe to discover the secrets of the book and its mystery author. Plagued by curiosity and guilt he meets a Professor and an English Auctioneer who try to help him verify its authenticity and origins. The result is far beyond what he imagined. It is the last unpublished secret work by 19th century French occultist Eliphas Levi. The books meaning is shrouded in mystical conspiracy like its author. Peter soon finds it brings unwanted attention. Bonnet was once a dedicated American government agent but is descending on a dark mystical path. He uses an occult tool to enhance his abilities but at a grave personal cost. He desires occult power and is killing everyone that stands in the way. Will he catch Peter and his priceless book? From Paris to Los Angeles Peter races against time and powerful enemies. A cult leader opens his eyes to the extent of underground mysticism and tempts him with money and power. With limited options Peter is attacked by extremists desperate to get hold of the book. A beautiful gypsy woman gives him hope and insight. The final clue leads him to a Spanish mansion with more revelations than he dreamed possible. Can Peter unlock the secret wisdom before it is too late? Or will he be seduced by the deadly forces that tempted him 20 years ago.