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The Book of Names

(2007)
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Within each generation, there are thirty-six righteous souls. Their lives hold the key to the fate of the world. Now someone wants them dead.

When a childhood tragedy comes back to haunt Professor David Shepherd, he finds himself in possession of knowledge that holds the world in a delicate balance. He uncovers the Book of Names---an ancient text originating with the biblical Adam, and thought lost to history forever. By Kabbalistic tradition, the book contains the names of each generation's thirty-six righteous souls---the Hidden Ones---by whose merits alone the world continues to exist. Legend holds that if all thirty-six Hidden Ones were eliminated, the world would meet its end.
When the Hidden Ones start dying of unnatural causes, the world grows increasingly unstable: war in Afghanistan, massive flooding in New York, brutal terrorist attacks in Melbourne, a tanker explosion in Iran. David finds himself battling against the Gnoseos, a secret religious sect whose goal is to destroy the world by eliminating all of the righteous souls. David's involvement quickly turns personal when his stepdaughter's name is discovered to be one of the endangered. With the help of a brilliant and beautiful Israeli ancient texts expert, David races to decipher the traditions of the Kabbalah to save the righteous souls, his stepdaughter, and perhaps the world.

Genre: Mystery

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January 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Book of Names: A Novel
Author(s): Jill Gregory, Karen Tintori
ISBN: 0-312-36632-9 / 978-0-312-36632-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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February 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Book of Names: A Novel
Author(s): Jill Gregory, Karen Tintori
ISBN: 0-312-35473-8 / 978-0-312-35473-2 (USA edition)
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July 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Book of Names
Author(s): Karen Tintori
ISBN: 1-905005-50-4 / 978-1-905005-50-5 (UK edition)
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June 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Book of Names: A Novel
Author(s): Jill Gregory, Karen Tintori
ISBN: 1-5113-6450-5 / 978-1-5113-6450-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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August 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Book of Names, The
Author(s): Karen Tintori Jill Gregory
ISBN: 1-5012-8687-0 / 978-1-5012-8687-2 (USA edition)
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October 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Book of Names
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Title: The Book of Names
Author(s): Jill Gregory, Karen Tintori
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December 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Book of Names: A Novel
Author(s): Jill Gregory, Karen Tintori
ISBN: 1-4233-3085-4 / 978-1-4233-3085-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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January 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Book of Names
Author(s): Jill Gregory, Karen Tintori
ISBN: 1-4233-3084-6 / 978-1-4233-3084-4 (USA edition)
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January 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Book of Names
Author(s): Jill Gregory, Karen Tintori
ISBN: 1-4233-3078-1 / 978-1-4233-3078-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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January 2007 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Book of Names
Author(s): Jill Gregory, Karen Tintori
ISBN: 1-4233-3080-3 / 978-1-4233-3080-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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January 2007 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Book of Names
Author(s): Jill Gregory, Karen Tintori
ISBN: 1-4233-3077-3 / 978-1-4233-3077-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio Lib Edn
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January 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Book of Names
Author(s): Jill Gregory, Karen Tintori
ISBN: 1-4233-3079-X / 978-1-4233-3079-0 (USA edition)
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January 2007 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Book of Names
Author(s): Jill Gregory
ISBN: 1-4233-3081-1 / 978-1-4233-3081-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio Lib Edn
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