“Keith Katsikas’s thriller, The Liahona Effect, has everything I love in a book: nonstop intrigue and suspense, characters that pop off the page, and the boldness to take a story to the very edge—and beyond. If Dan Brown ever tackled mysteries buried at the heart of Mormonism, it might look like this jaw-dropping novel.” 

-James Rollins, #1 New York Times bestseller of The Seventh Plague


"Filled with action from start to shocking finish, THE LIAHONA EFFECT is an adrenaline-fueled thrill ride featuring love, faith, mystery, and redemption. Open up to page one and hang on for dear life..."

-Allan Leverone, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author


 "The Liahona Effect takes Harvard professor and divinity specialist Michael DiBianco on another wild ride, this time across the breadth of the United States. Married to cryptologist Chrystal, their Parisian honeymoon is interrupted by the leader of the Church of the Latter Day Saints. He demands they join him in a race against time to stop the massacre of the heads of the church. Using an old relic of a map, they trace the steps of Joseph Smith, martyred founder of the Mormon Church using quotes from the bible to piece together a two-thousand-year-old mystery. The book's windy path leads the reader on a roller coaster with unexpected twists to a combustible and surprising conclusion. I've no doubt we will see Michael DiBianco solving religious mysteries again. I received this books for an honest review." 

-Carole P. Roman, award-winning, bestselling author of over 30 books.


"The Mormon church is hiding a secret that could destroy the entire world. Their Prophet has been murdered. Hung crucifixion style In the Sacred Grove. A strange code seared into his chest being the one clue to unlocking a deadly secret. A secret the powers that be have been doing everything in its power to protect for thousands of years. Michael DiBianco, a renowned theologian and having saved the Catholic church, is being called on by Mormon church leaders. His job: help solve the brutal murder, crack the codes while preserving the secret. With the help of his cryptologist wife, Crystal, they will enter a hidden world of cryptic codes, sacred orders, strange symbols and a discovery that will either save the world or end it. In the Liahona Effect, Keith Katsikas has written a thrilling and suspense-filled freight train. An intense Web of mystery and intrigue surrounded by an ancient secret. A unique and mesmerizing puzzle that will have you flipping through pages in breathless anticipation. Leading to a precisely thought out and shocking ending. A book that holds appeal to readers of many genres. I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest opinion." 

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