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The Witch of Babylon
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D. J. McIntosh's The Witch of Babylon has been sold in nineteen countries. The book was short-listed for the Crime Writers Association (U.K.) Debut Dagger Award and won a Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award for best unpublished novel. McIntosh is a member of the Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies. She is a strong supporter of Reporters Without Borders and the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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"Ancient history and alchemy combine to terrorize us in this stunning historical thriller. A terrific read."--Louise Penny, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Bury Your Dead

""Soaked in the blood of centuries, yet as fresh as tomorrow's headlines. D.J. McIntosh is articulate, literate, and scary."--Alan Bradley, bestselling author of "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie""" ""The Witch of Babylon" is at once a complex art-history mystery centered on biblical scholarship, a breath-stealing thriller set in the early months of the Iraq invasion, and an intellectual exploration of links between Mesopotamian myths and European alchemical processes."--"Mystery Writers Ink"

CNN's Choice as One of Six Enduring Historical Thrillers, Along with Works by Umberto Eco, Wilbur Smith, Kate Mosse, Agatha Christie, and Dan Brown
One of Amazon.ca's Best Books of 2011
"Rich in characters, puzzles, and historical significance, this shivery thriller is so good I wish I had written it."
--Eric Van Lustbader, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Blood Trust" and the Jason Bourne series
"Ancient history and alchemy combine to terrorize us in this stunning historical thriller. A terrific read."
--Louise Penny, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Bury Your Dead
""Soaked in the blood of centuries, yet as fresh as tomorrow's headlines. D.J. McIntosh is articulate, literate, and scary."--Alan Bradley, bestselling author of "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie""" ""The Witch of Babylon" is at once a complex art-history mystery centered on biblical scholarship, a breath-stealing thriller set in the early months of the Iraq invasion, and an intellectual exploration of links between Mesopotamian myths and European alchemical processes."--"Mystery Writers Ink
""More erudite than Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code," McIntosh's complex thriller incorporates notes about Babylonian and Mesopotamian cultures plus a bibliography."
--"Kirkus Reviews
""[S]hould keep readers glued to their seats . . . Highly recommendable to fans of James Rollins, Steve Berry, Clive Cussler's Fargo Adventures, and Raymond Khoury."
--"Booklist"


Rich in characters, puzzles, and historical significance, this shivery thriller is so good I wish I had written it. "Eric Van Lustbader, New York Times bestselling author of Blood Trust and the Jason Bourne series"

Ancient history and alchemy combine to terrorize us in this stunning historical thriller. A terrific read. "Louise Penny, New York Times bestselling author of Bury Your Dead"

Soaked in the blood of centuries, yet as fresh as tomorrow's headlines. D.J. McIntosh is articulate, literate, and scary. Alan Bradley, bestselling author of The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

"The Witch of Babylon" is at once a complex art-history mystery centered on biblical scholarship, a breath-stealing thriller set in the early months of the Iraq invasion, and an intellectual exploration of links between Mesopotamian myths and European alchemical processes. "Mystery Writers Ink"

More erudite than Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code," McIntosh's complex thriller incorporates notes about Babylonian and Mesopotamian cultures plus a bibliography. "Kirkus Reviews"

[S]hould keep readers glued to their seats . . . Highly recommendable to fans of James Rollins, Steve Berry, Clive Cussler's Fargo Adventures, and Raymond Khoury. "Booklist""


"Rich in characters, puzzles, and historical significance, this shivery thriller is so good I wish I had written it." --Eric Van Lustbader, New York Times bestselling author of Blood Trust and the Jason Bourne series

"Ancient history and alchemy combine to terrorize us in this stunning historical thriller. A terrific read." --Louise Penny, New York Times bestselling author of Bury Your Dead

"Soaked in the blood of centuries, yet as fresh as tomorrow's headlines. D.J. McIntosh is articulate, literate, and scary." --Alan Bradley, bestselling author of The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

"The Witch of Babylon is at once a complex art-history mystery centered on biblical scholarship, a breath-stealing thriller set in the early months of the Iraq invasion, and an intellectual exploration of links between Mesopotamian myths and European alchemical processes." --Mystery Writers Ink

"More erudite than Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, McIntosh's complex thriller incorporates notes about Babylonian and Mesopotamian cultures plus a bibliography." --Kirkus Reviews

"[S]hould keep readers glued to their seats . . . Highly recommendable to fans of James Rollins, Steve Berry, Clive Cussler's Fargo Adventures, and Raymond Khoury." --Booklist

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